There is no doubt that Bruin pledge four-star cornerback Aaron Hester (6-1, 190, 4;4) from Compton (Calif.) Dominguez is one of the plums that many D-I schools would love to pick off of UCLA's very abundant recruiting tree for the class of 2008.
So far, so good if you are a Bruin fan, but it appears that Hester is has confused as the rest of the UCLA faithful.
"I'm still committed to UCLA, but I must admit I don't know what is going on over there (UCLA)," Hester said. "I haven't heard any rumors of whom they going to bring in.
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"I haven't set any new visits, but I did get a new offer from Miami," Hester said. "I haven't had any home visits, but Oregon State, Arizona State, Miami and Cal have been by the campus.
"I heard that Coach Karl Dorrell was going to be fired so I kind of prepared for it," Hester said. "There is nothing really I can do about it.
"Coach DeWayne Walker, Coach Todd Howard and Coach Eric Scott are keeping me posted," Hester said. "I guess that's I can ask for right now.
"I would like to see Coach Walker get the job," Hester said. "I like the way he coaches.
"Coach Walker's players get better as the season goes on and they play with energy," Hester said. "You can tell that by the way the defense plays.
Hester has other visit scheduled besides UCLA this weekend (Dec. 14). He will trip Miami (Jan. 18).
Hester broke 14 passes up, picked off three and four touchdowns as a senior. He scored as a wide receiver, one on an interception return and one a on a fumble return.
Hester is a member of the Rivals.com Rivals100 for the class of 2008 ranking as the nation's No. 52 player at any position. Rivals.com ranks Hester as the nation's three cornerback prospect and was selected to the Rivals.com California Top 100 for his senior season, landing at the Golden State's No. 8 prospect at any position.