Two-way standout Hroniss Grasu (6-4, 265, 4.87) from Encino (Calif.) Crespi has received his first offer. Though Grasu plays both defensive end and offensive center at this time he is getting more looks for his talents as a defensive lineman.
Nevada was the first school to offer Grasu a scholie.
"I was so relieved and very excited when Nevada offered," Grasu said. "They have gone to four straight bowl games and that is awesome. Nevada's head coach (Chris Ault) is in the college football Hall of Fame."
"I'm looking into taking an unofficial visit to Nevada this summer."
Besides the Wolf Pack of Nevada, the entire Pac 10, Notre Dame, Penn State, UNLV, Utah and Pitt are also showing recruiting interest in Grasu.
For the second year in a row, Grasu earned all-state honors for the class of 2010. He was also selected all-area and all-league as a junior. Though fighting through a lot of double team situations, Grasu accounted for 35 tackles and three sacks.
What is Grasu looking for in a college?
"First of all good academics is the most important consideration," Grasu said. "I want to major in business. I'm also looking for a school with tradition and a great coaching staff."
Regarding camps this summer, Grasu has ambitions plans.
"I want to go to as many camps as I can," Grasu said. "For sure I will attend camps at UCLA and USC. I hope to attend camps at Notre Dame, Arizona, Tennessee and Washington State. I hope to be a busy guy."
There is a very good reason why he wants to camp with Washington State.
"My brother Nico Grasu is the kicker for Washington State," Grasu said. "He won the Apple Cup last season with a field goal during the second overtime."
The scouting report on Grasu is he has the potential to play on either side of the ball. He even has the potential to play the money position of defensive tackle. He's very athletic for a big guy and quick off the ball. His versatility is an added plus.
Grasu is under consideration for the US Army All-American game.
In the weight room Grasu has a current bench of 270, squats 415 and power cleans 265. He also has recorded a 31.5 inch vertical jump.