VERBAL COMMIT: Beavs land 4-star safety

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LANCE MITCHELL, a 4-star prospect out of Pasadena rated the No. 29 safety in the nation, verbally committed to Oregon State this past weekend. The uber-athlete who starred for Muir High on both defense and as the team's quarterback talks about his decision to don the black and orange with

"I'm headed to Oregon State," said Mitchell. "I (verballed) on Saturday." Mitchell held offers from OSU, UA, UNLV and Utah, with the choice coming down to Oregon State and Arizona in the end. When the UA coach recruiting Mitchell, Charlie Williams, left for a position with North Carolina, that was the tipping point, said Mitchell. "That kind of helped me make my...

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