Troy Williams said earlier this fall that he believed UCLA was close to offering, the Bruins still have not, but the Harbor City (Calif.) Narbonne quarterback is still confident they could sometime soon.
The 6-foot, 173-pound prospect who's thrown for 2,113 yards with 17 touchdowns this season said he's been talking to UCLA's coaches for some time and he hopes coach Rick Neuheisel keeps his job because the two have developed a good relationship.
"I've been talking to UCLA lately and I think UCLA is going to offer pretty soon," Williams said.
"I've just been calling them and checking up with the coaches and having conversations with them. I would like (Neuheisel) to stay because I've been talking to him since I was a sophomore and I've come to know him really well. I would really like him to stay there."
Washington, SMU, Nevada and Bowling Green have already offered Williams, who said he's in no rush to make a decision since he's only a junior and isn't feeling too much pressure in the recruiting process.
That's why he's confident UCLA will offer at some point and then he could add the Bruins to his ever-growing list of schools. UCLA would probably be a favorite if it offered.
"They said they're not going to rush anything," Williams said. "I'm still a junior, so I'm not really worried about it. I'm just taking my time."
Williams, who has also rushed for 467 yards and seven touchdowns so far this season, said he's "laying low" for the rest of his junior season and focused on finishing strong.
Then he will turn to playing this off-season with the 1925 All-Stars, the 7-on-7 team run by former USC star Keyshawn Johnson. He was the quarterback for that team last off-season as well.