Hobbi ready to start official visits

The official visit schedule for Cyrus Hobbi starts this weekend as the four-star offensive guard will travel to Oregon State with three-star linebacker Brock Haman, a teammate at Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro.
Hobbi, a 6-foot-4, 285-pound prospect, has also penciled in a trip to Nebraska when it hosts Texas on Oct. 16 - that same weekend four-star defensive tackle Todd Peat Jr. will be in Lincoln - and trips to Washington and UCLA are also expected but dates haven't been finalized.
As for a fifth visit, Hobbi said he isn't sure whether he'll take it or not. For starters, he's excited about his trip to Corvallis this weekend.

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"I make take (another visit) but I'm not sure yet," Hobbi said. "I might take another one after the season just because I don't want to be doing too much during the season. We'll see. I don't have a school yet but I'm sure one will come to mind.
"(Haman) set up his to Oregon State and I wanted to check them out so I decided to set mine up the same time he was going. We'll have a fun trip. I really did want to check out Oregon State, too."
Washington is another favorite for Hobbi, rated as the second-best offensive guard, second in the Arizona state rankings and No. 77 overall by Rivals.com. He's still trying to contact the Huskies' staff to set a firm date.
"Everything I hear about Washington is that it's a great school and they're an up-and-coming program so they're going to be pretty good in the Pac-10," Hobbi said.
"I like the coaching staff and want a chance to check it out and see how it is. That's why I want to take an official up there."
Hobbi has already taken an unofficial visit to UCLA but he didn't get a chance to meet with coach Rick Neuheisel so the Arizona offensive lineman is planning a trip after the season back to Westwood.
"I've been to UCLA so I know how nice it is but I didn't get a chance to meet with coach Neuheisel last time so I want to take an official to go out there and see them," Hobbi said. "It's a really beautiful school, a good coaching staff and in the next couple years they're going to be an up-and-coming program."
Arizona State is still very much in the running, said Hobbi, who also has offers from Cal, Michigan, USC and many other top programs.