Hemmila enjoys visit

Zach Hemmila has been committed to Arizona for a while now, but it became somewhat shaky with a coaching change. Read on to see where his recruitment stands now, how his official visit went, and more.

Chandler offensive lineman Zach Hemmila was among the numerous official visitors this past weekend as Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez took the first opportunity to host recruits.

Hemmila was on the fence a bit entering his visit, but a coaching announcement has seemingly solidified his future.

"The visit went really well," Hemmila said. "There was nothing that I have not seen before. The big thing I was looking for is seeing if Coach Rodriguez was keeping Coach Anae or who he was bringing in. He is keeping Coach Anae, so I am really happy about that."

Hemmila admits there is still some interest in other schools, but was not confident that anything would come out of it.

"I might look around but I don't know, it is kind of solid right now," Hemmila said. "I am still going to look around a little bit though."

While on the visit, Rodriguez introduced Hemmila to the offense and he was able to see the difference between Rodriguez's scheme and the scheme he was recruited to play under former coach Mike Stoops.

"We just talked about how we need to get to know each other and the kind of offense he is going to run and what his plan is," Hemmila said. "It is going to be a fast paced offense and he said they are going to run it like Oregon.

"I know the offense is going to be really different, but I think it is more exciting, fun, and active, so I do not have a major problem with it."

While the scheme and new coach have played a role in Hemmila's decision making process, Anae is playing the biggest one.

"It made it a lot better and an easier decision than it would have been," he said. "Anae was a big reason why I committed to Arizona in the first place.

"He is a family man and I have never seen him yell in practices I have been to. He is a nice guy, but he also gets his message across and is a good coach."

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