Geoff Schwartz, a 6-7, 308-pound senior offensive tackle at Palisades High, has committed to play football at the University of Oregon next season. Schwartz was also considering UCLA (both of his parents are Bruin alumni) and Arizona, which just hired new head coach Mike Stoops, formerly the defensive coordinator for brother Bob Stoops at Oklahoma. Mike Bellotti electing to stay as head coach at Oregon was a key factor in Schwartz’s decision. “Theyv’e been there a long time,” Schwartz said of the Ducks’ coaching staff. “They’re an established program and they always win. I like the coaches and the environment up there.” Schwartz was selected to play in last Friday’s CaliFlorida bowl, matching the top prep players from California against the best from Florida. Schwartz also plays center for the PaliHi basketball team and pitches on the baseball team
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