Alhambra, Calif., receiver Zion Babb is one of the West's top pass catchers and with the type of attention he's receiving from some of the nation's top programs, it's easy to see why. The 6-foot, 177-pounder runs good routes and has enough speed to break away from defenders.
He picked up early recruiting attention from several high-quality programs and now his offer list is even longer than it was before.
"Oregon, Cal, Michigan, Nebraska, UNLV and Arizona are the teams I am interested in who I have offers from," Babb said. "I'm pretty much equally interested in all of them."
"There's no separating going on right now. I'm going to be taking my visits in the fall. Southern Cal is another team I'm interested in. I'm going to their camp next week, but they've only sent me a few things, but nothing major."
Babb had 919 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns as a junior, earning first-team all-league honors and all-Valley recognition along the way. He already has a few things in mind when it comes to the perfect school.
"I'll be looking at the program, academics, and what I study," he said. "I'm not sure what I'm going to be studying, but it will be important when I make the decision.
"I'm going to take all of my visits before I make a decision. I'll wait until after the season to take them so I don't have to jump on a plane right after I play a game or something. I plan to finally make a decision some time close to Signing Day."
Babb said Michigan has presented him with an interesting option that he's thinking hard about.
"Michigan wants me to maybe play both ways, at wide receiver and cornerback, but most teams are just talking about wide receiver," he said. "I'm going to have to make a decision on if I want to stock on the offensive side of the ball or play on defense, too."