Joe Mixon was arguably the top running back at the Army National Combine and since then his recruitment has gotten significantly busier.
Boise State and Nevada offered the 2014 four-star from Oakley (Calif.) Freedom on Wednesday but what's even more impressive is his new list of interested parties.
"It's increased a lot," Mixon said. "Vanderbilt, Oklahoma, Miami, Florida, Florida State, Texas Tech, Arizona, USC, it's gotten a lot bigger. They've been hitting me up a lot more on Facebook."
That is an impressive list of schools but even more eye-opening since Mixon already has offers from Arizona State, Cal, Colorado, Michigan, Oregon State, Utah, Washington and Washington State.
The 6-foot, 180-pound prospect said since so many programs are getting involved and there's a good chance others could get in the mix as his recruitment continues he's not going to rush a decision.
Getting to know the coaching staffs is going to be crucial for Mixon, who rushed for 1,443 yards and 20 touchdowns in his junior season.
"I'm going to let everybody have a chance," Mixon said.
"It's basically going to come down to where I have the best relationship. The school is going to play a factor and academics, too."
Some unofficial visits are coming up that could help Mixon early in the decision-making process.
The 2014 running back who was one of the first-team running backs on the Rivals.com All Offense team from the Army Combine is expected to visit Washington's junior day in early February and then be at USC later that month.