Defensive end Justin Chaisson (6-5, 260, 4.7) from Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman is already one of the most sought after players in the Western region. The talented defensive lineman already has offers from the likes of Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, Florida, LSU, Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Iowa, Nevada and UNLV. He has recently picked up a few more.
UCLA, Cal, South Carolina and Utah have all joined the fray for Chaisson's services. For good reason, too.
Even though Chaisson had to fight through double teams all season long, and still he dominated the opposition ending up with the new state record for sacks with 24.
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Being a sack master wasn't the only talent Chaisson brings to the table. He also racked up over 90 tackles, eight pass deflections, seven forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
Chaisson earned co-State Defensive Player of the Year honors for his outstanding performance on the gridiron. He also earned all-league, all-conference, all-area, and all-state.
Chaisson will be heading east for an unofficial visit this coming week.
"I will be taking an unofficial visit to Oklahoma," Chaisson said. "I leave this Thursday. I'm going to see a couple of practices and a scrimmage while I'm there. I'm bringing my Mom and Dad along because they want to check it out.
"I'm still very open and checking everyone out," Chaisson said. "I want to take things slow.
"There have been a lot of coaching changes at different schools so I need time to develop new relationships," Chaisson said. "I really want to get out to Florida and meet their new defensive line coach Dan McCarney.
"I had a great relationship with Coach Mattison, now with the Baltimore Ravens," Chaisson said. "I want to see how Coach McCarney, coaches his players.
"I have the same feeling with Nebraska," Chaisson said. "I kind of like the changes made at Nebraska a l lot. Despite what some may have heard, I still like LSU a lot, too.
"I was very excited about my offer from UCLA," Chaisson said. "They have a great program, it is close to home, in a good location and they have a great coaching staff.
"I'm being recruited by UCLA defensive line coach Todd Howard," Chaisson said. "He's really a cool guy.
"I first met him when I camped at UCLA last summer," Chaisson said. "So I got to know him then and now I know him a little bit more now. I will probably take unofficial visits to UCLA and Cal this summer.
"I'm going to try to take all five trips before I make my college choice," Chaisson said. "It is a big decision so I want to make sure I make the correct choice.
Chaisson has been selected to play in the US Army All-American game this coming January.