Chase Blakley was tempted to commit to Washington during his unofficial visit in June but the Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, tight end said he wanted to wait things out longer in his recruitment.
The 2014 prospect still likes the Huskies a lot but he's planning to take some unofficial visits to see games this season and then is putting together a list of programs he'd like to see over the New Year's break.
The 6-foot-4, 215-pound prospect said he's planning to attend the Washington-USC game, the Washington State-Washington game and a matchup at Boise State during his junior season.
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When he has time off from school, a trip to California to tour Stanford, USC, UCLA and possibly some other campuses is being strongly considered.
It looks like the junior tight end is going to take him time with the recruiting process.
"I'm just going to wait until after the season or maybe even after next season to commit," Blakley said. "I'm not sure when I'm going to commit. I'm not really sure yet."
Since Blakley has decided to hold off on a commitment, the focus has now turned to playing well in his junior season to win games and get more exposure.
The 2014 recruit finished with one catch for about 25 yards in Coeur d'Alene's season opener against Nampa (Idaho) Skyview, a 40-36 victory, and he also performed well on the defensive side.
During his unofficial trip to Washington this summer, Blakley said he seriously thought about making an early pledge but wanted to take more time. He's planning to see other schools soon and that could help mold his decision later on.
"It's important for me to get out and see some other places," Blakley said.