If you had any doubts that quarterback Josh Nunes (6-4, 205, 4.8) from Upland, Calif., is one of the hottest quarterbacks in Southern California then those doubts must be disappearing because Nunes has notched another offer and is getting a lot of recruiting action.
"Josh received his sixth offer this morning ( March 13th 2008) from the University of Utah," Upland assistant coach in charge of recruiting Mike Esquivel said. "Coach Aaron Roderick called Upland Head Football Coach Tim Salter to tell him the news. Josh had an opportunity to speak with Coach Roderick to inform him that he will be making an unofficial trip to visit the University.
"Just 10 minutes before Utah informed Josh about their offer," Esquivel said. "He spoke to Boise State's Head Football Coach Chris Petersen in the Upland Football Office.
"Coach Peterson informed Josh about their style of offense and that there quarterbacks in the past ended their career at Boise State in the range between 9,000 to 10,000 Yards passing.
"Recruiting Coordinator and area recruiter, Coach Viliami Tuivai has been recruiting Josh since his sophomore year. Former Upland all-CIF linebacker and current linebackers Coach Chris Barrios who also played for Coach Dan Hawkins and Peterson at Boise State was the one who got the recruiting process started a year ago by introducing Josh's talents to Coach Tuivai.
As always Nunes is very humble and is taking all his recruiting attention in stride.
"I had a great conversation over the phone with Coach Peterson from Boise State and Coach Roderick from Utah," Nunes said. "They both were excited when I informed both of them that I will be making an unofficial trip to both schools in a couple of weeks when Upland goes on Spring Break..
"There will be no break for me however, as I will be making stops at BYU, Oregon State, Oregon, Colorado, Utah and Boise State all on unofficial visits," Nunes said. "I can't wait."
Nunes will also be visiting UCLA elite Saturday practices starting in April. Nunes was very impressed with UCLA Unofficial Trip this past Saturday.
Nunes was co-League Offensive Player of the Year as a junior after he threw for 2,105, 14 touchdowns and only five interceptions in 216 attempts. He completed 124 of his passes hitting on 57.4 percent.
Utah joins San Diego State, Colorado, Arizona, Stanford and Hawai'i, as teams that have already offered Nunes a scholie.