Joe Mathis continues to land offers at breakneck speed with Cal being the latest and because things are happening so fast the Upland, Calif., defensive end doesn't want to name favorites or even have a top five any longer.
Schools from across the country have impressed Mathis, a 6-foot-4, 254-pound four-star prospect, and he just wants to slow things down a little bit, take his time and not make a decision soon.
At this point, Mathis plans to make his decision at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio. He plans to narrow down his extensive list in the middle of his senior season.
"I don't really even have a top five anymore," Mathis said. "I'm just looking at all my options and looking at all the schools because ASU sent me a letter and they had my picture on a billboard and it said, 'Coming soon to ASU.' I thought I should give them a chance, too.
"Vanderbilt said I'm the No. 1 defensive end in the nation and other schools have said that too so I'm just going to look at all my options. I don't have a top five anymore. I'm going to look at everybody."
Mathis, rated No. 93 in the early 2013 rankings by Rivals.com, is looking forward to his trip to Nebraska next month. The Huskers are coming after him and the Upland standout said he definitely wants to see what that program can offer him.
"They're showing a lot of interest and the coaches hit me up on Facebook every day," Mathis said. "I want to go see it because they showed me a video of the place and I want to see what it's all about in person. I'm really excited to see Nebraska.
"They've been coming after me really hard. They send me a lot of hand-written letters and stuff."
In his junior season, Mathis finished with 79 tackles and six sacks. Upland was 12-1.