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Cal has its sights on some of the top running back prospects in the nation. But one intriguing prospect is right in the Bears' backyard. Concord (Calif.) Ygnacio Valley running back Patrone Wood had a big junior season, but he is still looking for his first offer. At 5-foot-9.5 and 255 pounds, he may be better suited to play fullback instead of running back at the next level...

Concord (Calif.) Ygnacio Valley running back Patrone Wood is one of the more prolific backs in NorCal in 2008, Wood's getting plenty of interest, but most schools are in wait-and-see mode for Wood. "I've gotten a lot of letters but no offers," said Wood. "I'm hearing from schools like Washington, Oregon, UCLA, Stanford, San Diego State, Cal and Arizona State." The question for Wood has been...

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