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Beyond the Commitment: Drake Whitehurst

Beyond the Commitment: Drake Whitehurst

While still a high school athlete in Portland, Ore., Cal's newest wide receiver commit Drake Whitehurst held aspirations of being a college hoopster, but after a productive two years at City College of San Francisco, he's ready to reunite with an old friend on the Memorial Stadium gridiron.

The latest California football commit Drake Whitehurst thought that he was going to be a college basketball player. He went on the AAU circuit, he spent hours in the gym, he went to camps -- the whole shebang. "Football was the second of two sports -- basketball and football. I was actually into basketball a lot, did the whole AAU thing and traveled, trying to get a scholarship there, but also...

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