Kenny Lacy has already been to Arizona State a handful of times and the Phoenix (Ariz.) Mountain Pointe offensive tackle returned Saturday for its junior day.
The four-star prospect said he had another good time on campus and he said first-year coach Todd Graham has made it clear he wants to get commitments from the top in-state players.
That is a compliment to Lacy, who did not make his pledge because he wants to take other visits but said he will still consider the Sun Devils as his recruitment moves forward.
"I've been there four or five times," Lacy said.
"It was pretty cool. I am getting more and more comfortable every time I'm over there. They really want us to be there badly and they showed it.
"He's definitely changed things. He's definitely made it a point to get all the in-state players to stay home. He shows it and we respect him for that."
Lacy, a 6-foot-5, 260-pound prospect who's rated No. 122 in the early 2013 rankings by Rivals.com, has a visit to Cal in May and one to UCLA in June.
He plans to take those trips before making any determinations in his recruitment and Lacy said he wants to take all five official visits and make his commitment at one of the all-star games after his senior season.
That means Arizona State and every other school recruiting him still has a long time to hear what Lacy is going to do.
"I told them I don't want to commit too early before I see everywhere else," Lacy said.
In total, Lacy lists offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Cal, Colorado, Kansas State, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Oregon State, Purdue, San Diego State, Tulsa, UCLA, Utah, Vanderbilt, Washington, Washington State and West Virginia.