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Cyburt excited after UCLA trip

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Colby Cyburt attended UCLA's recruiting meet-and-greet last weekend and while the Bruins are one of his favorites the three-star offensive tackle from Mission Viejo, Calif., said he still plans to take his other visits.
Cyburt, a 6-foot-5, 265-pound prospect, is planning to visit Stanford the weekend of Jan. 13, followed by a trip to Colorado and then to UCLA the final weekend of the month.
On that first weekend of January, Cyburt is considering quick trips to Washington and Oregon State or possibly taking one and not the other.
"I'm still going to take my time and take the visits," Cyburt said. "I don't want to jump to any conclusions but (UCLA is) definitely a great opportunity and I like where they're headed right now."
The meeting at UCLA was outstanding, Cyburt said, as he got a chance to talk more with first-year coach Jim Mora and some new assistant coaches. Many recruits were impressed by Mora's message including Cyburt, rated No. 50 at offensive tackle in the 2012 class by Rivals.com.
"We started off in a meeting room and coach Mora was talking about what kind of player he's looking for and what he's going to do with the program, where he wants the program to go and what he thinks about it," Cyburt said. "That went on for about 20-30 minutes and then we talked to some other coaches.
"We got a quick little tour but I've already seen all the facilities before. It was a quick run-through and then we watched the tail end of practice and socialized with the coaches. I had a little talk with coach Mora and it was great meeting him."
Mora's enthusiasm for where he sees UCLA's program headed was definitely encouraging to the three-star prospect.
"He seemed really excited about things and he talked about the difference between NFL coaching and college coaching and how excited he is to be in a college atmosphere," Cyburt said.
"He was pretty pumped up about it. The program is going to do well with him leading it. He's a great guy."
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