After visit to Seattle, Vallejo has two favorites

The Wildcats have been attracting a number of large offensive linemen and another could be joining the fold. 6-8 Elliot Vallejo is down to three schools and two seem to be neck and neck for the services of the Salinas, California star.

According to Vallejo's mother Denise, Elliot is torn between Arizona and Washington State, with Washington still in the picture, but not in the top two.

"It's been kind of overwhelming for him," his mother said. "He's been to three schools in four days and his head is spinning. He's going to take a few days, make some pro and cons lists, and hopefully make a decision by the end of next week."

OL Elliot Vallejo

Vallejo's Palma High team finished the playoffs with a win and then headed off on the road for his visits. He just got back from Washington Sunday night and now he has some thinking to do.

Vallejo is rated as the 99th best lineman in the nation. He has improved dramatically every year and could develop into a stellar offensive tackle.

Vallejo wishes to pursue engineering and that led to him eliminating schools like Oregon early on. His mother mentioned that he likes the Engineering departments at all three schools remaining on his list.

Vallejo was said to be favoring Washington at one time. After Stanford fell out of favor due to a snafu with his application, Vallejo was said to be a Husky lean. His mother would not go into specifics, but that he came back from his three visits with the Cats and Cougars surging ahead of the Huskies.

After the whirlwind process Vallejo wants to simply reflect on all he has seen and heard. Although the family would like to get it over with, they insist that Elliot will take an appropriate amount of time to make the decision.

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