Phoenix Desert Vista weakside defensive end Danny Mullarkey has had a solid spring. First he picked up an offer from Washington, then he looked great physically at the Rivals.com Five-Star Academy, and then he had a good day at the Los Angeles NIKE Training Camp.
Now that the spring evaluation process is almost over, where does he stand with the recruiting process?
"I'm talking to Arizona State, Boise State, Colorado and Stanford a lot now," the 6-foot-3, 212-pound defensive end said. "Arizona State is probably the school I hear from the most right now. (ASU) wants me to come to their camp this summer, so they can see me and offer. We'll see what happens from there."
Mullarkey, who has a 4.8-second time in the 40-yard dash and a 305-pound bench press, said he plans to camp this summer at ASU and a few other places.
"Yeah, I'm going to go definitely go to ASU and then I'm going to camp at Colorado and Stanford also," he said.
Washington, which offered early on, has definitely also made a big impression.
"Coach Tyrone Willingham has been the most impressive coach to talk to so far," he said. "I've enjoyed talking to him. He's really impressed me. He's a very respectful person. I'm going to take my official visit to Washington this fall."
Mullarkey doesn't seem to be in a rush to make a pick.
"Eventually, I'll know where I want to go and I'll make that decision," he said. "I'll know. It will happen when it happens. My parents are leaving it up to me, and they're very supportive in the decisions that I'm making. They just want the best for me."
So what is he looking for in a school?
"Mostly academics, he said. "And are they going to a winning program? I'm a competitor and I have to win. Those are the two most important to me."