Running back looking at possible visit

Arizona recently offered running back Pierre Cormier and is now working to get him on campus. Read on to see his possible visit plans, thoughts on recruiting, and more.

San Diego Madison Senior running back Pierre Cormier came close to ending his recruitment in February, but has seen his recruiting attention increase so much since then that he now considers himself completely open.

The 5-foot-11, 180-pound back holds offers from numerous schools with others starting to get involved as well.

"Since the Nevada offer, Nevada has been on me and Oregon and Cal are showing interest now also," Cormier said. "A couple more schools have shown interest, but there is not a new offer since the Nevada one."

Numerous schools are contacting Cormier on a regular basis and while he is hesitant to say one is recruiting him harder than the other, there is one that sticks out a bit.

"It is hard to say right now," Cormier said of a school recruiting him the hardest. "I do talk to Boise State and UCLA a lot. I have not had a chance to talk with Arizona a lot because they just offered me, but I recently talked to a coach from there. If I had to pick one school, I would say Boise State."

As Cormier goes through the recruiting process, he has developed a good idea of what he will be looking for in a school.

"I am not really big on the depth chart situation," he said. "That is one thing I am going to look at. I am also going to look at the style of offense the school runs and if it is a good fit for me and my skill set and then the overall coaching staff as well."

Speaking of skill set, Cormier says that coaches give him multiple compliments when telling him why they want him.

"I would have to say I am a complete back," he said. "I do not really just do one thing. I feel that I can use my speed and power, but I think the offense that fits me well is spreading the field out and getting me into space like a zone read and letting me get in a one-on-one situation."

Cormier does not currently have any visit plans, but could possibly take one to Arizona in the near future.

"Right now I do not have any plans," he said. "There was some talk about me going to Arizona unofficially, but I do not know if I am going to be able to make it up there in the spring. I might be able to, but I am not really sure yet."

In terms of making a final decision, Cormier knows how he wants to approach the process.

"If I was able to visit every school unofficially I would like to commit before my senior year, but seeing how so many schools are getting involved now and out of the way, I am probably going to have to wait to take some of my official visits," he said.

"My plan is to go into my senior year with my top three schools that I am for sure interested in and then focus on those three schools and hopefully make my decision at the beginning of my senior year."

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