Tampa (Fla.) Berkeley Prep athlete Nelson Agholor recalls the day last year he received his first scholarship offer well. It came from Southern California only hours before his team's annual spring exhibition.
"That game I scored three touchdowns," Agholor said. "It was one of those deals where I tried to play up to that hype."
So far, that hasn't been a problem.
To say the least, the 6-foot-2, 180-pounder has excelled. As a junior, Agholor rushed for 1,287 yards and 18 touchdowns, caught six passes for 153 yards, intercepted three passes and also was dynamic as a kick returner.
Agholor's list of suitors includes many of the country's elite programs, from the Sunshine State to the Big-12 and Pac-10.
"I have no idea how many [offers] I have," Agholor said. "It's like 20-plus."
Last week, Agholor visited Auburn and Georgia.
Of his Tigers trip, Agholor told AuburnSports.com, "It went well. It was Auburn. It was unique. Auburn is a wonderful university."
On Saturday, he said he also enjoyed his visit to Athens, Ga.
"I have always been told that was a good place to be," Agholor said "And I saw it firsthand. [Assistant coach Bryan McClendon] and [head coach Mark Richt[/db] were two great guys."
According to Agholor, he is nowhere near a final decision.
"I'll probably narrow it down to 10 schools hopefully by my spring game [in late May]," Agholor said. "I sort of have an idea [of who will make the cut]."
Next week, Agholor is likely to visit Florida State, he said. After that, it appears as though he may hold off on taking any more trips until the school year ends.
"I think I'm going to have a good tour this summer," he said.