"He's still looking at the Iowa Hawkeyes," said Emmett Jones, Anjeus' coach at South Oak Cliff High in Dallas. "He just wanted to get his future taken care of. He just wants to have something in case Iowa decides not to offer him a scholarship."
The Aggies said they will wait until Anjeus officially visits Colorado State this coming weekend and Iowa on Jan. 25, Emmett Jones said. Neither program has offered a scholarship.
"New Mexico State treated him well on his visit," the coach said. "They showed him how they want to use him in the offense for the next football season."
Iowa Assistant Levar Woods was expected to drop by South Oak Cliff this week. Emmett Jones said that Woods has stayed in consistent contact with him.
"(Woods) feels like A.J. can help them somewhere in their program, either on the defensive side or the offensive side with that size and his speed," the coach said. "He feels like he will be a great asset to the Hawkeye program. He's just trying to convince the rest of the coaches in the staff that he will.
"Anjeus was in (Emmett Jones' office) today (Monday) talking about the Iowa Hawkeyes. Like I told him, he doesn't have a scholarship. He's got to get his future taken care of and right now New Mexico State is ahead of everybody."
Woods told Emmett Jones he thinks Anjeus could be a good outside linebacker at the college level. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound senior only played offense at South Oak Cliff.
"A.J. is about wherever he can help the program," Emmett Jones said. "Wherever they want him to play, that's where he'll play."