Cox building bond with Pac-12 team

Brandon Cox has an offer from Arizona and as other teams slowly get involved with him the Pasadena, Calif., quarterback has developed a strong relationship with first-year coach Rich Rodriguez and his staff.
In the long run, it could pay off for the Wildcats.
"I'm still talking to Arizona a lot," Cox said.

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"I'm starting to build a really good relationship with coach (Rod) Smith and coach Rodriguez and coach (Robert) Anae. That's going pretty well and I'm learning stuff about them and they're learning about me so it's a good experience."
Other teams are meandering through the recruiting process with Cox, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound prospect who looked good at the U.S. Army National Combine.
In his junior season, the Pasadena standout threw for 2,697 yards with 26 touchdowns and five interceptions. The four-star also rushed for 562 yards and eight scores.
Washington State has started to send mail and Oregon has shown some interest along with Notre Dame and San Jose State but no other offers have come along yet.
Other than Arizona, Washington State seems the most interested and Cox has been invited up to the Cougars' spring game. He's hoping to hear more from Oregon moving forward, too.
"I'm starting to get a little bit of interest from other schools but right now Arizona remains the main school that's interested in me," Cox said.
"My coach said Oregon came up to the school and talked to my coaches. I didn't get to talk to them or see them. The coach said they'll be in touch but other than that they haven't really been talking to me.
"(Washington State) has been sending me letters and they want me to come up and check out the spring game. I haven't actually had a talk with coach (Mike) Leach or any of the other coaches. I'll consider going up there but I haven't thought about it too much."