Jeremy Castro was at the Badger Sports Elite 7-on-7 tournament in Las Vegas this past weekend when he heard Arizona offered him.
The Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta weak-side defensive end said he doesn't know too much about Arizona's program yet but he's certainly going to do some homework now that the Wildcats have offered.
He even plans to take an unofficial visit soon so he can hit Arizona State and Arizona on the same weekend.
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"I haven't really talked to (Arizona) except for the letters they've sent," Castro said. "It's pretty new for me but I heard they have really good academics like UCLA does. That's pretty much it.
"I'm going to try to get out there April 2 because that's when I'm going to ASU so I might as well take a visit while I'm out there."
Colorado and UCLA have also offered Castro, a 6-foot-1, 240-pound prospect who is expected to work out at the Asante Elite Trechmen Camp this weekend in Los Angeles.
Both of those schools intrigue him but Castro is still being patient with his recruitment and doesn't plan to rush a decision.
One reason why he's waiting is because Castro still is hearing from lots of schools and might be close to picking up more offers. He said Oregon, USC, Washington, Arizona State and Miami are all showing interest.
USC could be a frontrunner in Castro's recruitment if the Trojans offer.
He recently attended the junior day there and plans to return at least two more times for camps over the next few months. He recently told Rivals.com that an offer from USC is the one he's waiting for.