Nick Wilson committed to Arizona earlier this month but that did not stop UCLA from offering just days ago and the Bruins don't seem likely to give up in his recruitment.
The Fresno (Calif.) Central East four-star running back who shined at the Rivals Camp in Los Angeles said he's thankful that UCLA got on board but he's happy with his pledge to the Wildcats and he does not see that changing anytime soon.
UCLA had been showing interest early in his recruitment but Wilson said some of the things the coaching staff said about how high he was on their board was definitely interesting.
"I wouldn't say I was surprised because they were sending a lot of letters and stuff but I was surprised at all the interest they had," Wilson said.
"They said they know I'm committed and all that but they wanted me to know I'm one of their top guys in California and I was the No. 1 running back so that kind of came as a surprise to me."
The 6-foot, 191-pound prospect committed to the Wildcats in mid-March and his recent unofficial visit to Tucson definitely played a factor.
On that trip, Wilson loved the message delivered by coach Rich Rodriguez about how he'd fit in Arizona's offense and he got a chance to talk with star running back Ka'Deem Carey.
Since Wilson and Carey have similar playing styles, the Fresno Central East star figured it would be a perfect fit to play there.
"I'm committed to Arizona and I will be," Wilson said. "I don't see that changing so I'm just kind of taking in what UCLA has to say."
Since his commitment, Wilson said some programs have slowed down in their recruitment but others continue to seriously pursue him.
In total, Wilson lists offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Boise State, Cal, Fresno State, Oregon State, Tennessee, UCLA, Vanderbilt, Washington, Washington State and Wisconsin.
"Some backed off and some still message me on Facebook," Wilson said.