Offensive guard Isaac Hayes out of Mendota Heights (Minn.) St. Thomas Academy claims a top four now. The 6-foot-3, 270-pounder recently attended camp at Stanford and discussed his plans heading into fall.
"Stanford was pretty good," he said. "I liked the area and the school. The school kind of has a big name for itself. They wowed me with how they use their research and incorporate that into their sports medicine. They have a treadmill, which was invented by the Stanford students and is used to help ACL injuries and tears in the knee. I liked the visit a lot."
How did the camp go?
"I did pretty well," he said. "I didn't do as well as I'd like to have.
"Basically they told me to send in my senior highlight tape from the first four games and they'll go from there."
Hayes confirmed that he is still high on the Cardinal.
"Yeah definitely," he said. "I just like them from an education standpoint, they are top five in the nation and then for football they are top five in the nation also. Those two together is hard to find and beat too anywhere else in the country."
Previously, Hayes had a top three, but now that has been expanded to four joining Stanford, Minnesota and Virginia Tech is Oregon State.
"They offered back in May," he said. "They have a really good school too and are in the Pac-12. They've got a good business school and good school for football. I haven't been there yet and I don't know when I'll go, we'll see what happens."
Hayes visited Minnesota earlier this week, but added no other visits are coming up.
"I would say I'll probably take my officials if I wait that long to commit to a school," he said. "I don't plan to take visits early in the season."