Anaheim (Calif.) Servite High School quarterback Tyler Lytle was recently offered a scholarship by Arizona State and visited the school this weekend.
The Sun Devils did a good job of selling their program according to Lytle and are a strong option for his eventual commitment, which could come in late May or early June.
"I loved it," Lytle said. "Got a chance to spend time with coach (Todd) Graham and coach (Chip) Lindsey and thought it went really well. They both let me know how much they wanted me there and were excited about me and I was excited about them.
"In addition, the coaches felt like true players' coaches. I felt they were sincere in saying I was a priority. Spent most of the day with coach Lindsey personally taking me around campus and had a one-on-one meeting with coach Graham that could not have gone better."
At 6-foot-4 and 210 pounds, Lytle was recently named by Scout as one of the Top-10 quarterback prospects in the West's 2017 class. As would be expected, scholarship offers have started to pile up, with ASU joined by Boston College, Cal, Colorado, Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawaii, Illinois, Miami, Oregon State, UNLV, Vanderbilt and Washington State, among others.
"I've taken a few visits already and plan on visiting Colorado, Hawaii, Colorado State and Vanderbilt in the next few weeks," Lytle said. "I've been to UNLV, Cal, Oregon State, that's a few of them.
"I've been extremely blessed to have a number of schools be interested and a number of options where I can continue to play football and get a good education, so I'm just enjoying the process as I worked toward making a decision."
ASU is going to remain squarely in the picture as Lytle gets closer to an eventual decision. He liked Barrett, the Honors College at ASU and is interested in studying business, while football is also seen very favorably.
"I was actually born in Scottsdale and both of my parents lived there for a while," he said. "I have an uncle who went to ASU. I was out there around this time last year and liked it a lot both times I was out there.
"It's definitely one of my top few schools, definitely loved it and it's really up there. I think it's really perfect for me football-wise. They are talking about going 80 percent shotgun and 20 percent under center and that's what we're planning to do this year at my high school, which I love. I love doing both and think it's extremely advantageous to be able to play under center as a quarterback some."