November 6, 2006

Two-way standout having great year

Sleeper two-way standout Will Chandler (5-11, 175, 4.5) from Lake Balboa (Calif.) Birmingham is having an outstanding senior season on both sides of the ball and special teams.

As a corner Chandler has been the lockdown cover corner all winning teams have. He has racked up over 20 tackles, six pass deflections and five interceptions. He has brought back two of his picks back to the house for scores.

Chandler has been just as dangerous returning kickoffs. He has returned three for touchdowns and they were against three of the speedier teams in the state.

The teams are Long Beach (Calif.) Poly, Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey and Woodland Hills (Calif.) Taft all are known for their speed.

"UNLV, Nevada and Oregon State are recruiting him real hard," Birmingham coach Ed Croson said. "He is still on Washington's and Oregon's board."

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