May 13, 2006

Ayers adds two more

Los Angeles (Calif.) Verbum Dei defensive end Akeem Ayers was an all-CIF selection last season as a junior after tallying 18 sacks. Though slight for a defensive end at 6-foot-2 and 215-pounds, he has an explosive first step and is nearly unstoppable coming off the edge. Ayers could see situational pass rushing responsibilities as a down lineman on the next level, but it's another position that he's being projected to play by most colleges.

At least seven schools who have offered him scholarships. Previously, he had received them from Nebraska, Arizona, Ole Miss, Oregon and San Diego State, and Cal and Washington State recently joined them.

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