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More teams interested in Palma

Kevin Palma was a virtual unknown on the recruiting circuit just a few weeks ago so the Tulare (Calif.) Mission Oak tight end is pleased with three offers but is also content to wait for others.
"I'm not really going to rush to make a decision," Palma said.
"I want to get more offers. I want to have a good variety of choices of where I want to go. I don't plan on making a decision until later this year or the beginning of next year."
Oregon State, San Diego State and Nevada have offered the 6-foot-1, 225-pound prospect and he was impressed after a recent chat with Oregon State assistant coach Jay Locey.
"He seems like a really good dude," Palma said.
"He's very well-spoken and he makes their program seem very appealing. I thought he made the program and the school look impressive. I saw pictures of their stadium and the school and it looks good."
Palma, who caught 35 passes for 600 yards and 12 touchdowns and on defense recorded 70 tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown last season, doesn't want to make a commitment this early because a lot of interest is coming in.
He said Washington, Colorado, UCLA and Iowa State have reached out in recent weeks and he wants to see what else develops through this off-season before finalizing his recruitment.
Since things have happened so quickly in the last month, Palma is happy with sitting back and letting more schools get involved.
"It's kind of surreal," Palma said.
"Just a month ago pretty much nobody knew who I was. Now I'm all over so it's nice to see all the hard work pay off."
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