May 24, 2006

Crenshaw corner has skills

One of the reasons that Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw took home their first city championship was the Cougars were strong at two of the toughest positions be good at on any level - defensive tackle and cornerback.

Everybody was aware of one of Crenshaw's corners, Cal bound Darian Hagan and with their two defensive tackles San Jose State bound Adonis Davis and UCLA pledge senior to be Brian Price now let us introduce you to the other corner Steve Stepter (5-9, 177, 4.5).

On a team with many highly publicized stars it isn't always easy to get honors. The politics of spreading out the wealth to other kids and schools sometimes comes into play.

With that understanding it was impressive that Stepter was an all-league selection after racking up 70 tackles and four interceptions for a championship team.

Earlier in the year former Crenshaw offensive coordinator Eric Scott told that Stepter was key to Crenshaw's success in 2005.

The scouting report on Stepter is he's a great man-to-man coverage guy who you can leave out on an island. He is also excellent in run support and isn't afraid to come up and make a hit.

So far this spring USC, UCLA, Washington and Nevada have been by the school taking a look at Stepter.

Oregon, Oregon State, Washington State, LSU, Nebraska and Tennessee have been writing him.

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