Dashon Hunt stuck with his commitment through the recent UCLA coaching change and now the cornerback from Westlake Village (Calif.) Westlake wants to meet the new coaching staff to figure out if the Bruins are the right fit.
The 5-foot-10, 175-pound four-star prospect said he and Westlake coach Jim Benkert are planning to schedule a meeting with the UCLA coaches soon and he's definitely excited to see what the new staff can offer.
"Recently, I talked to my coach about college and coach Benkert and I are going down to UCLA to meet the coaches sometime soon," Hunt said. "I haven't met all the coaches in person yet so we're going to do that as soon as possible to see where I'm going to stand on staying committed.
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"I don't really know those guys. I haven't had time to look into it because of school and all that but that's exactly what my coach and I are talking about. We don't know a whole lot about the coaching staff so we're going to go down there and meet them and see what kind of people they are."
No date has been set yet but Hunt, rated No. 58 in the early 2013 rankings by Rivals.com, said he would prefer to visit sooner rather than later.
Many other programs are getting involved with him and Hunt wants to see exactly where he stands with UCLA after meeting with the coaches.
Getting an overall feel for the new staff is most important during this upcoming unofficial visit.
"I'm looking for a little bit of everything," Hunt said.
"I want to see what kind of people they are in general, their approach on the game and their ideas about what they're going to do for the program and a little bit about each of them. I just want to get a feel for what I'm going to be in store for at the next level."
In his junior season, Hunt finished with 63 tackles and six interceptions. He also rushed for 1,274 yards and 18 touchdowns. Westlake finished 14-1 and averaged more than 44 points per game.