Caleb Smith has quickly picked up nine offers and that's definitely a good thing in his recruitment but the Renton (Wash.) Kentridge tight end still has lots of time to get more since he doesn't plan to make a decision until after his senior season.
Smith has been one of the hottest names in the Pacific Northwest in recent weeks.
"I think it might be a little tough to wait but once the season starts there will probably be some favorites but I'm looking to stick with my timeline and I want to make sure it's right for me and my family," Smith said.
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"I'll be looking to make my decision after the season."
Washington, Washington State, Oregon State, Purdue, UNLV, Idaho, Eastern Washington, Montana and Montana State have offered the 6-foot-7, 240-pound prospect who has looked good at numerous camps and 7-on-7 workouts this spring including the Badger Sport event in Las Vegas.
So far, Smith has trips planned to Purdue for its matchup against Notre Dame and to Idaho in early December. He is also working on a date for a trip to Oregon State but nothing has been settled yet.
It's not that Smith isn't interested in the in-state programs but he said a trip to Washington or Washington State could happen at any time so he's looking to take his official visits further away.
"I can go to UW pretty much whenever," said Smith, who worked out at last weekend's Eugene NIKE Camp.
"I'm looking to take my visits a little further out."
Other than his nine offers, Smith said UCLA has started to show more interest and that he's willing to wait to hear from other programs because he isn't anywhere near making his college decision.