Four-star QB working on his list

San Ramon (Calif.) Valley quarterback Sam Keller is beginning to work on narrowing his list.
"It's the same five or six schools," Mike Keller, Sam's father said. "Notre Dame, Michigan, Illinois, Kansas State, Colorado and Arizona State are the ones he's looking at."
Keller said his son isn't rushing into a decision, but does hope to have one made in July.
"He doesn't have a date picked or anything like that. He just wants to have it made before July is out."
The 6-foot-4, 210-pound Keller is holding scholarship offers from five of the six schools. Notre Dame is the lone school, not having extended an offer to date.
"Notre Dame hasn't offered a scholarship to any quarterback yet. Sam called the coaches last week at Notre Dame and kind of laid it out for them. He told them where they were in the process and how they were the only school that hadn't offered him yet. He wasn't threatening them or anything, but he wanted them to know that."
While his dad played his college football at Michigan, it has been made clear from the beginning that the choice will be Sam's not dad's.
"I've told him from the beginning to make the choice for him, not for me. He's the one that is going to have to go to school there and spend several years there. I'm just here to help him spread it all out and take a look at the schools."
While the race for Keller's talents isn't over, he is trying to see what each school offers him.
"He wants to get a degree from a school where it will mean something," Keller said. "He also wants to find a coaching staff that he feels comfortable with and one that will be there for his entire career."