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Kaaya makes Big 12 stop

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Brad Kaaya has taken his fair share of unofficial visits to know the good from the bad ones and Oklahoma State was definitely impressive.
The West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade quarterback who already has offers from Miami and San Diego State said he especially liked how coach Mike Gundy treated him this weekend and he's hopeful an offer could be coming next month.
"The coaching staff, what they preach is really good," Kaaya said. "They really care about their players and their players come first. It's not like they're just getting them there to make money. They truly care about their players.
"I walked into the office and coach Gundy was the first person to greet me. We had a 15-minute meeting and he really likes me a lot. It meant a lot to me because I'll go to a school and I'll visit and a recruiting coordinator will greet me or an assistant coach but this trip coach Gundy greeted me first and talked to me so that meant a lot."
The scenery was different from home but Kaaya said that will not play a major factor since his routine won't change much.
He'll focus on football and on school and spend free time with friends so his way of life won't be altered much even if Stillwater is a lot different than what he's used to at home.
"It was pretty nice overall," Kaaya said.
"It was a change of pace from what I'm used to in Los Angeles. I don't mind going out to a rural area for college because right now all I do is football, school and hang out with my friends. I wouldn't be doing anything different in Oklahoma."
A coach from Oklahoma State is expected to stop by West Hills Chaminade in the first week of May and good news could be coming soon after.
No offer was guaranteed but Kaaya, who has performed well at numerous events this spring including the Rivals Camp in Los Angeles, said he got the feeling Oklahoma State could be close.
"They hinted at it that they'd need to see me throw," Kaaya said. "They're coming out the first week of May and they said they're going to watch me in person and then they're going to pop that question."
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