More schools get involved and the list gets longer to cut for wide receiver Travon Patterson who is one of the fastest rising player in the West.
Arizona was the most recent school to offer Patterson, the No. 38 rated player in the state of California. At 5-foot-8, 160 pounds he may not stand as tall as some of the larger receivers across the country, but he packs that knack for getting down field in a hurry. Regardless of why the interest is coming, Patterson is riding the wave.
"It's paying off when you work hard like this," Patterson said about his surge in recruitment. "As a team we push each other, especially during the summer working Monday through Friday for hours."
His most recent offer has him impressed and the latest school seems to already have made a fan in their head coach.
"Yeah, Arizona offered last Thursday and you have to believe they're going to have a really good team in a few years," Patterson said. "With coach Mike Stoops there you know things are going to turn around."
After taking part in the USC summer camp and Los Angeles NIKE camp, it seems like any problem with getting noticed ended right then and there. As for his next visits, he isn't quite sure about those.
"I'm not sure, but I know distance won't be a big deal," Patterson said. "I don't have to stay home or go anywhere close. I just want what's best for me as a player."
Playing time will also be a big factor in his decision.
"To be honest I'm checking out a lot of the depth charts to see if it's possible for me to come in and play right away," he said. "That's something that's pretty important to me."