Receiver eyeing Cats

There is no doubt that the Wildcats need wide receiver recruits. While the trend is to go after tall, physical receiver, the Cats have not discriminated against sub-six-foot pass catchers. After all, their top two receivers last years were undersized. They really won't care if a player is under 6-0 if he is one of the top-10 receiving prospects in the nation.

Terrence Austin is a four-star recruit and's No. 9 receiver in the 2006 class. The Long Beach Poly standout visited Arizona a few weekend's back.

"It was cool, I really liked it," Austin said. "It was different because of the type of people I got to meet. I just felt real comfortable there."

Austin was hosted by Syndric Steptoe and Antoine Cason and got to take in all of the sites. He met with coaches and got to go to the basketball game in Saturday.

He was most impressed by the laid back atmosphere of Tucson and how much it differs from Southern California.

"I like the type of people," Austin noted. "I liked how I can go anywhere and not have to worry about anything. I don't have to worry about what color I'm wearing or who is going to be there."

The current players made him quickly feel like he was at home.

"I was most impressed with how the players treated me," Austin explained. "I knew a couple of them there, but they treated me like I was already there. I know I am a recruit but they didn't treat me like one. They answered all of the questions I asked them truthfully. They weren't only trying to get me to go there."

Right now he is listing Arizona, UCLA and Oregon as his three leaders and he still has a visit scheduled to the Bruins. Don't expect a commitment to any of the three anytime soon, because he wants to announce at the Army All-American game in San Antonio in January.

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