Jordan Rigsbee said he was incredibly impressed by his recent visit to Oregon but the Chico (Calif.) Pleasant Valley offensive lineman still has another Pac-10 school on top with one trip to go before he narrows things down even further.
California remains the top school for Rigsbee, who will visit Boise State the weekend of May 8 before he gets even more focused on which schools will remain on his list.
His brother plays for the Golden Bears, he's most comfortable at Berkeley and already has a solid relationship with position coach Steve Marshall so those are some reasons why Cal remains on top.
"I give everyone an equal shot but really when you go to a school and you take your visit, when you leave you get an overall feeling for everything and you go with it," Rigsbee said.
"I get a really comfortable feeling at Cal and I felt really comfortable at Oregon too and I'm excited to see Boise State. I'm not going to rush into any decisions but I'll start narrowing it down even more then."
Cal is Rigsbee's top school but that doesn't mean he's not going to seriously consider his other two favorites. His visit to Oregon went well - he was especially impressed with the Ducks' facilities and offensive line coach Steve Greatwood - so don't count it out just yet. Sitting in on position meetings was especially valuable.
"It was really cool," Rigsbee said. "We got to see all the facilities, they have awesome stuff up there and I got to talk to coach Greatwood a little more than I already have. I went into the o-line meetings with them and that was pretty cool. Overall, it was a pretty good trip.
"The meetings are a cool thing for me to go to because it really shows what it would be like if I went there. It's more of the real thing. They have to teach their guys their stuff. Both Cal's and Oregon's meetings were really good.
"(Oregon has) a two-story locker room, every locker has a ventilation system. Their training room is like a day spa. It's really nice. But you have to try to not make your decision off facilities. It's kind of hard. You see those things and think you want to go there. You have to keep it in perspective."
One more visit to Boise State and then Rigsbee, a 6-foot-4, 275-pound prospect who also has offers from Arizona, Duke, Oregon State, Washington and Washington State, might trim his list even further. Since he doesn't have a relationship with any Boise State coaches, Rigsbee said this visit could be the most interesting yet.
"That's going to be a big thing for me," Rigsbee said. "That's the one place where I don't know any of the coaches yet so that will be kind of interesting. At Cal I know coach Marshall and at Oregon I know coach Greatwood so this will be the first visit where I don't know anybody yet so it's a clean slate for them."