Every year it seems there are times when kids double up by scheduling visits two different schools on the same day. The problem with that is you can only be at one place at one time. That is a lesson that four-star safety E.J. Woods (6-0,192, 4.49) from Encino (Calif.) Crespi learned this past weekend.
Woods was scheduled to be at UCLA and Colorado. Much to the chagrin of UCLA, this longtime Bruin commit ended up in Boulder this weekend on the campus of Colorado.
"I thought Boulder was beautiful," Woods said. "It was my first time in the snow and it really wasn't that cold. When we landed in Denver it was snowing and I liked that.
"It was a good trip to Colorado, but there wasn't a lot to do since there were finals going on," Woods said. "I still liked it a lot and Colorado was really nice.
"Colorado reminded me of Crespi," Woods said. "It was a brotherhood. Everyone hug out together. I think my decision is going to go down to the wire and I probably won't make my decision on signing day.
Woods was feeling down over the mix up and if he inconvenienced UCLA in any way, but he felt it better for him to show up when they had a permanent head coach in place.
"I just got mixed up with the dates," Woods said. "Colorado bought me a plane ticket and I didn't want them to waste their money.
"I know that I didn't tell UCLA the whole story doesn't show character and integrity, but I truly didn't mean any harm," Woods said. "With the situation at UCLA and all the uncertainties surrounding the program, I just wanted to take my visit when the coaching decision is made.
"I wish I would have handled it differently," Woods said. "But I didn't and for that I am sorry."
Besides UCLA and Colorado; Washington is also in the mix.
Woods is a member of the Rivals.com Rivals250 for the class of 2008. Rivals.com rates Woods as the nation's No. 8 safety prospect. He was also selected to the Rivals.com California Top 100 landing as the Golden State's No. 12 prospect at any position.