It was his second time to Oregon State, d'Vante Henry had another great visit and although he did not commit the Yuma (Ariz.) Arizona Western C.C. outside linebacker has the Beavers high on his list.
What great timing to bring Henry and a few other junior college prospects in for a visit this weekend as Oregon State upset then-No. 13 Wisconsin, 10-7, in one of the biggest wins in program history.
"I really liked the atmosphere," Henry said. "Everything about Oregon State I liked.
"That was my second time going up there. I had been there before. One of the things that really stood out is the coaching staff. They're really good, respectable coaches and I like them a lot."
Henry, a 6-foot-5, 205-pound three-star junior college prospect, does not say much but it's clear Oregon State could have the early edge in his recruitment.
He did not make his pledge because of other planned visits but the Beavers could be tough to beat as his recruitment continues.
"I'm keeping my options open as far as right now," Henry said.
Other trips might be able to sway Henry, who finished with 26 tackles (eight for loss) with four sacks last season.
The three-star expects to visit Texas A&M but has no date set yet and trips to Texas Tech and Kansas State are being considered before he makes his decision.
It would be no major shocker if Henry committed to the Beavers since it wouldn't be his first time.
Out of Moore (Okla.) Southmoore, Henry made his pledge to Oregon State in its 2011 recruiting class but did not academically qualify and headed to junior college.