Brad Kaaya walked around South Beach on Wednesday, met with the Miami coaching staff and got a feel for what it would be like to play for the Hurricanes.
And he loved it.
The West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade quarterback is currently on a visit to Miami - he was recently offered by the Hurricanes - and everything is going extraordinarily well.
"I really like it," Kaaya said. "I can see myself playing in this program. It's a really good offensive scheme. It's pro-style. I can really see myself here in Miami.
"I met with coach (Al) Golden, coach (James) Coley and all the things they've said, I like their philosophy of coaching. I think it would really fit me well and some of the best Miami quarterbacks have come from California. They're really enthusiastic about me and they really like me here. The visit is really going well right now."
The temptation to make a commitment is there but Kaaya said he might hold off for a little while so he can review the visit and discuss his future with his family first.
There's no doubt, though, that Miami is atop his list.
"It's enticing and I kind of want to (commit)," Kaaya said.
"I'm going to wait just for my mother's sake. She doesn't want that right now but Miami is definitely my first choice."
The West Hills Chaminade standout who shined at the NLA 7on7 in Las Vegas and the Rivals Camp in Los Angeles among other events this off-season just returned from an unofficial visit to Arizona State as well.
The Sun Devils did not offer because a bevy of offers are already out but Kaaya said the Arizona State coaches told him he could be next in line.
"It was a good visit," Kaaya said. "The coaching staff exceeded my expectations. I really like the school and I like the campus. The offense fits me so I saw some really good things from them.
"They were talking about an offer. They already offered four guys so they can't make any offers right now but they have a whole list of guys who they're going to offer and I'm at the top of their list so I'm expecting one pretty soon from them."