By Jim McGill
The Cal Bears received their second commitment of the young season this week, securing the services of their first Bay Area recruit from across the bay in San Mateo. Serra (San Mateo) High School linebacker J.P. Hurrell (5-11/195, 4.58 forty, 80 tackles, 4 sacks) gave the Bears word that he was heading to Berkeley in 2008. Hurrell was excited when he received his offer from Cal two weeks ago after previously getting his first three offers from BYU, Oregon and Washington earlier. "Coach Tedford was really sincere and straightforward," said Hurrell "and he said that even though I’m not the biggest guy around, he knows I have a lot of heart and he saw that on the highlight film and he wants me to be a part of the Bear family and I’m really excited about that.”
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