From early on in his recruitment, Jordan Villamin really liked the coaching staff at Oregon State and it was one of the big factors as the Etiwanda, Calif., wide receiver made his commitment on Tuesday.
Coach Mike Riley made the biggest impression on the 6-foot-4, 195-pound three-star recruit and Villamin said he basically liked all the coaches in Corvallis as he got to know them.
"It was the coaches and the players and the campus," Villamin said. "I really felt like I was home there.
"It was mainly coach Riley but all the coaches were really genuine people who made me feel like I was loved up there and that they'd look out for me. It was really nice to see that genuineness from the coaching staff."
Oregon State and Utah are the two Pac-12 schools that have offered Villamin, who has looked good at numerous 7on7 events this off-season. Eastern Washington and Northern Colorado are also on the board.
Villamin said he's thrilled to have his recruitment over with but the Etiwanda standout said he's open to taking official visits - one is expected to happen to Utah - especially if other schools offer through his senior season.
"I'm really excited," Villamin said. "I'm glad it's over with but I couldn't have done this without my teammates. They have been by my side so I wouldn't have been able to do this without my family.
"I'm still going to take officials. I still plan to take one to Utah. I'm still open to that. If I get more offers I'll still take other trips."