One school that has offered McDonough (Ga.) Eagle's Landing junior Justin Thomason is recruiting him as a defensive end. The other program that pulled the trigger likes him at linebacker.
Which position would Thomason prefer?
"I don't mind playing either one," he said.
Washington State, which offered last week, projects Thomason as a lineman. According to Thomason, the Cougars began showing interest in mid-March.
"I was real excited," Thomason said. "It really motivated me to work hard on the field."
Admittedly, the 6-foot-3, 235-pound Thomason knows very little about Washington State.
"I know it's in the Pac-10, and they play good competition," he said. "I know they have a beautiful campus. I really can't wait to get out there. It'll probably be sometime this summer. At first, they really liked me, but they had to send my film to the rest of the staff members before they could offer. The coach sounded like I could play early there."
Buffalo offered Tuesday.
"They want me to play linebacker, I think outside because of my footwork, speed and size," Thomason said. "I wouldn't mind. I like running up and hitting people."
Thomason, who had eight sacks in 2010, said he also is hearing from Kansas State, Kent State and West Virginia.
"I think Kent State is really close [to offering] according to my coach," Thomason said.
Thomason, who will compete in the Rivals.com/VTO Elite 100 Saturday in Marietta, Ga., has yet to take any visits.
"I'm probably going to do all that this summer," he said.