It continues to get better for Tyler Johnstone, the 6-foot-6, 260-pound offensive tackle from Chandler (Ariz.) Hamilton who has picked up numerous offers ever since working out at the Los Angeles NIKE Camp.
UCLA is the newest school to join Johnstone's offer list which also includes Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, New Mexico, Northern Arizona, Oregon, Oregon State and Washington State.
The offer from the Bruins is big.
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"That's pretty huge," Johnstone said. "It's the first Pac-10 California school that has offered and I've talked a little bit to UCLA in the past and I've heard nothing but good things about them so it's really exciting to get that offer.
"It didn't come completely out of nowhere. Coach (Bob) Palcic e-mailed me and said he liked what I did at the L.A. NIKE Camp and he watched my film and then he said how he was going to talk to the head coach and work on getting me an offer and he wanted me to call him. I finally called him (Saturday) and he told me if I wanted to go to school at UCLA I had an offer there."
It's been an incredible spring for Johnstone, who only had an offer from Colorado at the LA NIKE Camp in April and has seen things take off for him in recent weeks. The floodgates have opened in terms of offers but Johnston said his recruitment is not really taking shape at all.
Since things have happened so fast, Johnstone doesn't want to rush a decision. Who knows which school is going to offer next, so the Arizona prospect wants to be patient, sit back and let things unfold for a few months. It could be a while until Johnstone figures out where he wants to play his college football.
"It's not coming together at all," Johnstone said. "I don't know how to react. Everything is really just kind of going crazy, I don't know how to take it. I'm a long way away from narrowing down my options.
"I have no favorites right now. No one is above anyone else. I just want to see what comes and then after I think it's going to start to slow down I'll really start to take a look at my best fit and start narrowing down my options.
"I'm pretty laid back when it comes to that kind of stuff. I want to focus on the season and I want to work on some things to work on our season and I can't really do that when I'm stressed out about having to pick someone. I like to take it in a relaxed manner and kind of just hang out."