Kenny Lawler has had a tremendous turnaround during spring ball.
Mid-year enrollees are Matt Anderson, Jared Goff, Kyle Kragen, Sione Sina and Drake Whitehurst.
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Golden Bears have won last six meetings between the teams in Berkeley
2012: Cal's No. 8 recruit according to Athlon, while Phil Steele has him as the nation's No. 44 freshman wide receiver.
UPLAND HS: A Prepstar All-American for his play during a 2011 senior season in which he caught 53 passes for 1,267 yards and 12 touchdowns to lead both the Southern Section and the Baseline League ... other honors as a senior included first-team All-State (MaxPreps), second-team All-State (ESPN High School California), first-team All-Southern Section, All-Southland (Los Angeles Times), All-Inland Valley, All-Inland Division and All-Baseline League ... had nine of his 12 TD catches as a senior over his final four games ... senior squad was 12-1 overall, reached the Southern Section Inland Division semifinals and was the Baseline League champs with a 5-0 conference record ... also contributed 38 tackles, three interceptions, four passes defended, one blocked punt, three kick returns for 32 yards and one punt return for 11 yards as a senior ... played in the California Prep All-Star Game and the Inland Empire All-Star Classic following his senior season ... registered 42 catches for 887 yards and nine TDs as a 2010 junior when his squad was 8-4 overall and advanced to the second round of the Southern Section Inland Division playoffs ... also rushed six times for 86 yards, completed the only pass he attempted for 33 yards and added 19 tackles, one interception, one pass defended and four kick returns for 150 yards as a junior ... contributed 17 receptions for 307 yards and a touchdown catch, as well as two kick returns for 45 yards as a 2009 sophomore playing for a 12-2 squad that won both its first seven and last five contests ... ranked as high as No. 33 nationally by Rivals among the nation's top wide receivers, while ESPN and Scout both had him at No. 42 and 247Sports at No. 73 ... ranked as the nation's No. 219 overall player according to 247Sports, while Rivals had him at No. 222 ... the No. 32 overall recruit in California by Rivals, while ESPN had him at No. 34 and 247Sports at No. 54 ... also at No. 36 overall in California/Hawaii/Nevada according to SuperPrep ... a four-star recruit according to ESPN, Prepstar, Rivals and Scout, while 247Sports gave him three stars ... ESPN said "This guy is a good looking, physical wide receiver with size, strength and good overall play speed. Lawler could see his stock rise at the next level as a red zone target and he shows flashes of being really good in this area. He can be physical and will become more so in time. Good prospect."
PERSONAL: Full name is Kenneth James Lawler Jr. ... born June 25, 1994 ... major is undeclared.
LAST UPDATED: July 26, 2012