Fullback Cole Huntley (6-0, 240, 4.8) from Danville (Calif.) San Ramon Valley just returned from Colorado where he took in the Buffaloes junior day. The two-sport recruit also took in an unofficial visit to UCLA to meet with Bruin rugby coach Scott Stewart.
"I had a great visit and had a chance to see the facilities, tour the campus and meet with several Colorado coaches," Huntley said. "I had a separate meeting with Darian Hagan, the running backs coach.
"Coach Hagan wants me to come back to their summer camp in June and get a chance to see how he coaches the backs," Huntley said. "Based on this trip, Colorado is one of my top five choices. The coaching staff, facilities, academics and location seem to be a good fit for me.
"I met with UCLA's head rugby coach, Scott Stewart in March. Coach Stewart gave me a tour of the campus, visited the facilities and introduced me the UCLA rugby team," Huntley said. "Coach Stewart offered me a spot on UCLA's rugby team and said I was UCLA's top recruit. I now have two rugby offers - one from Cal and the other from UCLA - these are the only two schools that I will go to if I decide to play rugby instead of football.
Other schools that Huntley is showing interest in for his skills as a football player are UC Davis, Vandy, Cal, Boston College, Arizona and Washington.
Huntley has an unofficial visit April 18 UC Davis, and has been invited their summer camp June 28th.
Vanderbilt invited Huntley to their junior day but was unable to attend. Vandy is hoping to get Huntley to their summer camp for an up close evaluation and for him to see how they coach.
Huntley is just beginning to build a relationship with Cal and things could heat up viewing his video.
According to Huntley, Boston College assistant coach Mike Siravo told him that he is on their board and that he's the best true fullback he has seen in years. Huntley is trying to schedule an unofficial visit May 16.
Like other schools, Arizona is hoping that Huntley attends their football camp in June and the Washington Huskies say they need a fullback and will set up an unofficial visit with him.