After an early commitment to UCLA, Dashon Hunt has backed away from that pledge and since he opened it back up the Westlake Village (Calif.) Westlake cornerback has seen his recruitment get busier.
Cal is one of the latest schools to offer Hunt, a 5-foot-10, 175-pound prospect who's rated No. 23 at cornerback and No. 223 in the 2013 class by Rivals.com.
"It was a good offer for me being that it's in California so my parents don't have to make a flight or whatever to catch the game," Hunt said.
"It was a really good look for me and I'm hoping more come in so I'll have a bigger list to choose from and then I can make my decision from there."
Hunt, who originally committed to UCLA in August, said he's heard from many more schools and coaching staffs seem to be recruiting him harder since he opened back up.
So far, the four-star prospect lists offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, Cal, Colorado, Hawaii, Nebraska, Oregon State, UCLA, Washington and Washington State.
"It's been getting a little busier ever since I de-committed," Hunt said. "I've probably gotten two or three more offers and it's starting to get out to some schools and they're giving me another look."
The second time around Hunt plans to take his time with recruiting. The Westlake standout is not planning any unofficial visits this summer and then during the fall and closer to National Signing Day, Hunt said he wants to take official trips.
No rush since Hunt wants to be absolutely certain he's picking the right school when he commits again.
"I don't think I'm going on any visits this summer," Hunt said. "I'm not quite sure yet. I'm hoping I'll see what happens in the near future.
"The idea right now is to take all of my officials and not jump into anything right away or too quick. I want to be patient this time around and really research these schools a lot. When the time comes I'll be ready to make my decision and sign with that school."
Hunt finished with 63 tackles and six interceptions along with 1,274 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns in his junior season.