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Oxnard (Calif.) Pacifica defensive back Maliki Crawford set up his fourth official visit and has a big unofficial visit coming in June as well.

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Crawford had already locked in his first three official visits with Cal June 10, USC June 17 and Washington June 24. He’s now locked in No. 4 with UCLA and the Bruins will have first crack at the talented defensive back.

“I’ll be there next week (May 20),” Crawford said. “I’m looking forward to seeing UCLA and have always maintained a good relationship with the coaches and have high interest there.

“I feel like that surprises some people because I was a commit there and then de-committed but they always made sure I knew I was still a high priority for them and they have always been a top school for me as well so it has always been nothing bit love with them.”

Crawford said there’s a handful of schools fighting for that last official visit including Oregon and he’ll take an unofficial visit to Oregon the first week of June.

“Oregon is coming hard,” Crawford said. “I like the new staff a lot and I talk with several coaches there including coach Meat (Demetric Martin), coach (Matt) Powledge and the DC, coach Tosh Lupoi.

“I’ve never been out there before so I’m excited. They really want me to visit twice, once for an unofficial and then come back for an official. That works for me too, this way I can take the unofficial and see if I want to go back for an official but I do like them a lot.”

Oklahoma is another school Crawford is considering.

“They came by my school recently to see me,” Crawford said. “That’s a great school and I have an interest in them. They haven’t offered yet so we’ll see what happens.

“I’m at a place right now where I like the schools who have been on me and I’m not chasing after anyone. As for a commitment timeframe, I’m really not sure. It could be end of the summer or during the season. I’m going to take these visits and then how I feel and go from there.”

Crawford recently received a slight bump in the Top247, moving from No. 246 nationally to No. 230. Here was the evaluation on Crawford written by National Analyst Gabe Brooks:

“Crawford recently measured almost 6-foot-4 and nearly 180 pounds with good length and strong verified testing data, including a 40 time in the high 4.5s and an excellent sub-4.20 shuttle number. Crawford’s large frame and confirmed athleticism raise his rankings ceiling. He’s also run track this spring, recording several 100-meter times in the 11.4 range. That suggests the potential to approach the coveted 11.00-second threshold if he chooses to compete in Spring 2023 as a senior. snaps, verified combine athleticism, and multi-sport participation project well to corner or safety, which is certainly a long-term position possibility.”