4 Pac-12 schools await 4-star WR Chase Cota’s Wednesday decision

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One of the top 2018 prospects on the West Coast is set to pick his school on Wednesday, and whoever gets a commitment from 4-star wide receiver Chase Cota should see a significant boost to its recruiting ranking. The Pac-12 has a strong shot at being his destination, as 4 schools are in his final 7.

Cal, Oregon, UCLA and USC are all in the running for the 6’3”, 195-pound Cota is rated by 247Sports as the No. 144 player in the country and the 27th-best wide receiver in his class. He’s the No. 2 prospect from Oregon and will play in the U.S. Army All-American Game on Jan. 6 in San Antonio, Texas.

247Sports’ Crystal Ball predictor has Cota headed to Oregon, which has 78 percent of predictions. A lot of that has to do with his connection to the Ducks, as his father Chad Cota was a star safety for Oregon in the 1990s.

Chase Cota has made official visits to Notre Dame and UCLA. He was set to make an official visit to Oregon this weekend but that was canceled after the Ducks were invited to play in the Las Vegas Bowl.

Willie Taggart’s departure to Florida State could impact Cota’s decision, per Tracy Pierson of BruinReportOnline.com. The same was the case when UCLA fired Jim Mora but new coach Chip Kelly kept receivers coach Jimmie Dougherty, who had been Cota’s main recruiter from the Bruins.

Oregon’s 2018 recruiting class doesn’t feature any wide receiver commitments, while USC’s lone wideout commit is 3-star Andre Hunt, its lowest-rated pledge. Three of UCLA’s 11 commitments are from receivers, including 4-star prospects Jahan Dotson and Kyle Phillips, and Cal’s second-best pledge is 4-star wide receiver Nikko Remigio.

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