Justin Sweet currently claims five scholarship offers, and his isn't a case of a player waiting for more schools to get involved. He's at peace with his options and ready to make choice. The Las Vegas Bishop Gorman cornerback has narrowed his list to just two and will waste as little time as possible choosing between Colorado State and Utah State.
All that's left to do is book a plane ticket.
Nevada's ninth-ranked player, Sweet has already toured the campus of Utah State. That visit wrapped up with the Aggies as the frontrunner of his recruitment, a standing the school retains today. All that's standing between the defensive back and a verbal commitment is a visit to Colorado State. Sweet is deliberate and will be even more so from this point forward.
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"I'm leaning toward Utah State," Sweet said on Tuesday. "I took that visit up there and I really like the town. It's a football town. Everybody there loves Utah State. The coaches there really care about their players.
"I don't know about Colorado State because I haven't been up there yet."
Sweet reserves the right to change his frontrunner once he makes the journey east to check out the Rams in person, though. After all, he's taking his final visit for a reason.
"We haven't set an official date yet," Sweet said. "I've talked to the CSU coaches about it and we're trying to get a good date now."
One way or another, once the trip happens, Sweet will be off the board. He says that in as many words. If he likes what he sees in Fort Collins, he'll pledge his services to Colorado State. If he leaves campus with Utah State still on top, he'll be an Aggie.
It's as simple as that.
"I'm trying to get it over with," Sweet said. "Really, I'm just waiting on this visit and then I'll make my decision after that. I'm ready to get it over with."
Sweet is being recruited by Colorado State assistant Tim Skipper and Utah State associate head coach Bill Bush. His relationship with each will play heavily into his final choice.
"I'm really looking at the coaching staff," Sweet said. "They have to mesh with the players and care about the players. I'm looking at the atmosphere at the school, too. Those are the things that it will really come down to."