Notre Dame offered four-star running back Justin Davis on Wednesday and that's another major school to consider as the Stockton (Calif.) Lincoln standout tries to navigate through the recruiting process.
Davis, who rushed for 2,380 yards and 36 touchdowns in his junior season, said he really enjoyed talking with assistant coach Mike Denbrock and said he liked the message he heard during their conversation.
"It is a big one," Davis said. "I talked to the coach (Wednesday) and he had some really good stuff to say. He was talking about how they'd use me and it all sounded great. Add to it that the college is really good and they're always on TV, too.
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"The history really is the thing that stands out. There are a lot of people that like Notre Dame so that plays a part in it plus the school is so prestigious so that also stands out."
The 6-foot-1, 195-pound four-star said it's unlikely he'll make it to South Bend for an unofficial visit but there is a strong chance he could take an official visit there. So far, only USC and Oklahoma are almost guaranteed official trips.
USC remains the slight favorite for Davis but he said all options will be examined in the coming months.
A decision could happen prior to his senior season or there is a chance if he cannot make a choice that he'd wait until closer to National Signing Day.
"(USC) does stand out a lot to me," Davis said. "I'll just say they stand out a lot but I still have to look at every college first.
"Right now I'm thinking I'm going to try to get it over with before our season starts. I don't want to put any distractions on the team but if I'm not 100 percent sure by then I'd look toward signing day."
Rivals.com rates Davis as the No. 48 prospect in the early 2013 rankings. He lists offers from Arizona State, Boise State, Cal, Florida State, Michigan, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon State, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington and Washington State.