Quarterback staying patient

Arizona is one of the first schools to offer quarterback Tommy Woodson. Read on to see where the Wildcats stand, when he wants to decide, and more.

Monroeville (Penn.) quarterback Tommy Woodson is one of the most talented quarterbacks in the country, but his recruiting situation hasn't taken off yet.

The lack of attention can be attributed to a shoulder injury that Woodson just finished rehabilitating back to health.

While you can expect Woodson's recruitment to increase as he shows schools that he is healthy, Arizona has already made a strong impression on him.

"Arizona and Bowling Green are the only schools to offer me," Woodson said. "I'm very familiar with the Arizona coaching staff. I know a lot of them all the way back from when they were at Michigan.

"They've recruited me the right way, and I'll remember their coaching staff was on me from the beginning."

Woodson will be busy this summer, but he still plans on checking out a few schools.

"I'm going to the Toledo and Rutgers passing camps," Woodson said. "I'm excited to take those trips. Obviously, the schools that offer me I want to visit. I want to take a visit to Arizona and just see what the school has to offer.

"My skills are really similar to the Coach Rodriguez style of play and what he wants his quarterbacks to do. I can make plays with my arm, but I have the ability to make plays with my feet, which is very important."

 Unless something unforeseen happens, expect Woodson to wait before making a decision.

"I'll probably put it off until after my senior year," Woodson said. "Picking the right school is important, but I want to finish high school strong and win the state championship. I could decide early, but it's unlikely.

"I'm going to work very hard this summer and just get better. My shoulder feels great and I'm really looking forward to showing everybody I'm healthy."

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