Nick Wilson has seen his recruitment become really busy in the last few months and a couple Pac-12 trips coming up could bode well for the Fresno (Calif.) Central East running back.
The 5-foot-11, 195-pound four-star prospect is expected to visit Cal in early March and could also take a trip to USC later that month. The Golden Bears have offered but USC continues to just show interest.
"I'm heading to Cal March 2 for their junior day and then I'm trying to get to USC late in March," Wilson said. "I have to see how my track schedule works out. We have a track meet the day before that but I might be going to USC, too."
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Cal is an important trip for Wilson, who shined at the recent Army National Combine in San Antonio, since it has already offered him and he wants to develop a better bond with that new coaching staff.
That's one of the big reasons why Wilson is planning the trip to Berkeley.
"It's going to be really important because I want to get a better connection with the coaching staff," Wilson said.
"I really like the running backs coach so far. I haven't talked to coach (Sonny) Dykes yet so I'm going down there with my family to meet up with everybody so it should be good."
Wilson said he has been talking with USC assistant coach Ed Orgeron and an unofficial visit is being worked out for the weekend of March 23. His track schedule might conflict but Wilson also wants to see what the Trojans have to say moving forward.
"I talked to coach (Orgeron) and he's a really good guy," Wilson said. "I want to see if I can take a visit down there and see what SC is all about."
So far, Wilson has received offers from Arizona, Arkansas, Boise State, Cal and Tennessee. Arizona was an early favorite and he loved his recent unofficial visit there but with more Pac-12 interest and now SEC schools getting involved, Wilson wants to keep all options open.
"It's still pretty early," Wilson said. "I like all my options so far."