Sione Takitaki has picked up a handful of early offers but two programs in particular stand out to the 6-foot-3, 240-pound athlete from Romoland (Calif.) Heritage.
BYU and Wisconsin look good according to Takitaki, who also has offers from San Jose State and Washington State and just recently landed one from Arizona as well.
"I really like BYU and Wisconsin," Takitaki said. "Those were two offers I really didn't know were coming for me so those are standing out right now and they're looking really good.
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"With BYU, just being Mormon getting one from them is a major blessing. Wisconsin is a big, good, Big Ten team like that and they went to the Rose Bowl. Those two are really standing out to me."
It's early though.
The Romoland Heritage standout said Boise State, Nevada and many other programs continue to show interest in him and he would prefer to take the recruiting process slowly and see what happens in the coming months.
Visits in the fall are expected before Takitaki, who could play linebacker or defensive end, makes any commitment.
"I really want to take some visits and make sure I take everything slow," Takitaki said. "I don't want to rush anything. I want to make sure I pray about everything and I'll take it slow."
One reason Takitaki is not rushing a decision is because most colleges still aren't sure where they would play him.
Because he's so athletic and versatile, the Romoland Heritage standout could play different positions on defense and that's something that needs to be figured out before picking a school.
"Some of them want me at linebacker and some want me at defensive end," Takitaki said. "It's not really 100 percent one position so I don't know."