Cat Tracks: Robert, when did you get back from your visit to Arizona?
Robert Gustavis: I got back around one clock today.
CT: Did you get to go see the basketball game? (No.1 Arizona vs No.8 Texas)
RG: No, everybody was talking about it but I had to get back. I actually did want to go see it.
CT: Do you know if any of the recruits planned to go?
RG: I doubt that many of them got to go because the majority left even before I left.
CT: What all did you do?
RG: I went to my hosts's house (Tanner Bell), and we played video football and watched a little bit of The Junction Boys. We watched a little bit of it at Coach Mackovic's house.
CT: So Coach Mack had it on, eh?
RG: (Laughs) Yes, he did.
CT: So how was your visit?
RG: It was great man. I could really see myself playing at Arizona. All the players are nice, all the coaches are nice and I can see the future with them having a really good team.
CT: I know that you were concerned earlier about the news reports earlier out of Tucson?
RG: I asked everybody about it and everybody told me it was blown out of proportion and that it wasn't like that. I got to see the the way the players were around Coach Mackovic and the way they interacted was very real. Everything was authentic.
CT: Did you meet a lot of the players, or just a few?
RG: I met most of the players, actually I might have met all of them. I met Ryan O'Hara, the quarterback from the Pasadena area. I thought actually I might have played against him in my sophomore year.
CT: How about some of the other younger guys?
RG: Yes, I met a lot of player, but there were so many I can't remember most of their names. I met Michael Bell, but I was mostly around lineman.
CT: Do you prefer playing guard or tackle?
RG: I like tackle, but I could play guard. They have some big people among the young players on the offensive line.
CT: How about the coaches? Who did you meet, and who's recruiting you?
RG: I met my position coach, Coach Dickey. And Coach Camp was the original coach recruiting me. Coach Ianello is also involved.
CT: So what other official trips have you taken?
RG: I have only been to Arizona on an official trip. That's the first. I have been to Stanford and USC on unofficial visits and to Cal as well, but I just saw more at Arizona.
CT: Did you come close to committing?
RG: I need to take another trip just to compare because I haven't met all the coaches and players on the unofficial trips.
CT: Where else are you looking at tripping?
RG: Oregon St. and California. I don't think I'm going to be taking the trip to UNLV.
CT: What all are you looking at in choosing a school? Immediate playing time; academics?
RG: It all kind of goes together. I don't push it that I need to play right away. I want them to decide whether or not I'm ready to play when I get to camp. I'd like to play but I want to make sure I'm ready.
CT: Your host Tanner Bell got to play as a true frosh.
RG: Yes, Tanner said he had a lot of fun. He had some little injuries but it was a lot of fun.
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