Alain Greer, a 6-2, 265-pound defensive lineman from Valley College and Polytechnic High, has decided to enroll at Syracuse University. Greer is being counted on to replace All-American Tim Green, runner-up in the voting for the 1985 Outland Trophy, given to the nation's outstanding defensive player.
Rich Strasser, a graduate of Burroughs High who passed for 3,317 yards in 10 games this season at San Francisco State, has been nominated for the Bay Area Collegiate Player of the Year award. Strasser, a senior, led the nation in total offense at the Division II level in 1985. Earlier, he was named offensive player of the year in the Northern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Desmond Cerceo, a former All-City quarterback at Granada Hills High, has accepted a scholarship to Utah State. Cerceo, who had been attending College of the Canyons, was set to go to San Diego State, but changed his mind after Aztecs Coach Doug Scovil was fired.
Mike Gillespie, baseball coach at College of the Canyons, and UC Berkeley Coach Bob Milano will be among the speakers Jan. 18 at a clinic sponsored by the California Baseball Coaches Assn. at Cal State Los Angeles. Admission is free.