Justin Davis is really looking forward to his USC trip this weekend but the Stockton (Calif.) Lincoln four-star running back got more good news Wednesday when Ole Miss offered.
It was his first SEC offer and the Rebels' coaching staff doesn't want him to forget it.
"It was amazing because they were stressing that they were the first SEC school to offer me," Davis said. "They were making sure I keep that one in mind.
"That's one I'm going to add to the list and I'm going to take it easy right now. That's an amazing offer and it's really interesting."
The USC visit for its junior day is big to Davis, a 6-foot-1, 195-pound running back who's rated No. 48 in the early 2013 rankings by Rivals.com. In his junior season, Davis rushed for 2,380 yards and 36 touchdowns.
Although Davis plans to hold off on any commitments until much later in the recruiting process, there is definite interest in the Trojans.
"It means a lot to me because I've never been to the SC campus and I want to check it out," Davis said. "I want to see all the facilities, meet the coaches and see what they're all about down there in Southern California.
"It would be a big (offer). Of course, playing at SC would be big. It would be in Los Angeles, it would be pretty close to my hometown so it would mean a lot. Right now I'm waiting until all the colleges have something to say so I won't make my decision. I won't make any premature decisions."
So far, Davis has offers from Boise State, Cal, Michigan, Ole Miss, Northwestern, Oklahoma and UCLA.
He said the Golden Bears and Sooners are pursuing him the hardest but he's not ready to finish his recruitment this early. Washington could be close to offering as well.
"It's really exciting," Davis said. "I'm loving it. I'm taking it all in right now and I'm taking my time with it.
"I can't really put out a leader but right now Cal and Oklahoma are recruiting me the hardest. They're coming on pretty hard."