Savannah Returns From Tempe

<b>E.J. Savannah</b> made the trek to Tempe this weekend along with his highly regarded teammate, running back, J.R. Hasty. We get his thoughts on the trip and find out where the Devils stand for him now. Savannah was the defensive player of the year in the state of Washington despite missing four games. Hasty was the state player of the year on offense.

"It was pretty good," said the 6-1, 215 pound linebacker of his Tempe trip. "I liked the trip a lot. Going into it I was thinking that Arizona State was going to be too big of a campus and everything would be too spread out. I also thought that since it was so big the players and coaches wouldn't be very close.

"I was completely surprised at just how wrong all that thinking was. The camaraderie of the team was incredible. They all hang out on a daily basis. They had seniors and juniors hanging out with freshman. I thought that was real cool. Arizona State is definitely in the mix now. I went with J.R. and his dad and we had a good time."

ASU, along with Colorado and Oregon, is recruiting both the Bellevue stars. The two would like to play together in college, but it is not a necessity.

Coach Myers is after them for the Sun Devils.

Savannah record 90 tackles, two interceptions, and seven sacks this season. He missed four games with a pinched nerve.

He visited Arizona on September 17th. He will now trip to Cal next weekend, Oregon January 7th, and Colorado January 14th. "Those are my final schools. I am also still looking at Washington now that they got Willingham. That is big-time for them. I was not considering them because of the coaching situation, but I'd say they are an option now. I don't think I will use an official visit to go there because I want to take them out-of-state, but I could go there on a visit."

He does not currently claim a leader. "I don't have a favorite. I am going to take all of my visits before deciding."

Savannah says that Oregon and Arizona are showing the most interest.

He carries a 3.0 cumulative GPA and scored a 1000 on his SAT. The inside/outside linebacker would like to major in Business.

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