Cameron Judge has picked up offers from Boston College and Minnesota in the last few days and while neither is near his Southern California home one was a surprise and one was not at all.
"One of the Boston College coaches came to our school a while ago and then I started talking to him more," Judge said. "He has been sending me messages. It was kind of expected because they told me they were coming out.
"Minnesota just started sending me messages probably in the last week. They asked me to call them and I did and they offered so that was kind of a surprise."
Judge, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound three-star outside linebacker from Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian, said he's definitely interested in both programs and won't start narrowing down his selections until probably the end of next month.
With new offers coming in regularly, Judge said he wants to remain patient and see what else happens throughout the recruiting process.
"I'm still sitting back but I'll probably by the end of May I'll start narrowing it down," Judge said.
So far, the Oaks Christian star lists offers from Arizona, Boston College, Duke, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon State, Texas A&M, UCLA, Utah, Vanderbilt and Washington State.
The three-star standout recently took an unofficial visit to Arizona and said he was thoroughly impressed with the campus and the new coaching staff.
The Wildcats and UCLA will definitely remain among his top schools when he narrows things down, Judge said, but he wasn't sure of any others that would absolutely make the first cut.
Rivals.com rates Judge as the No. 24 outside linebacker in the 2012 class. In his junior season he finished with 112 tackles.