Hall Will Visit Cal for the Big Game

Tucson (AZ) Palo Verde WR Adam Hall is rated the No. 25 wide receiver in the nation, according to Scout.com. The four-star standout can play offense or defense at the next level. He says Cal likes him on both sides of the ball. His scheduled official visit to Berkeley was moved to the date of the Big Game. Hall tells us he is looking forward to his visit, which will be his first official trip…

Adam Hall (6-3, 200) is one of the more intriguing prospects in the nation. With his height, he is a big target for quarterbacks. As a safety, he brings an imposing, physical presence to the secondary. California can use him at both spots. The Golden Bears secondary lacks a big, physical safety. Offensively, Cal has lacked a consistent target in 2008, especially one with size who can go over the middle.

"They want me on defense," Hall said of his Cal offer. "But they like me on offense, too."

What position does he want to play at the next?

"I'm not sure," said Hall. "I just want the opportunity to play."

He was scheduled to officially visit Berkeley this past weekend (Nov. 1-2). However, he says the Cal coaches changed his visit date to November 22, the date of the Big Game.

"The canceled the trip," said Hall. "They said no big recruits would be visiting this weekend. So they moved it to November 22."

His interest in Cal is the same for number of other top schools vying for his services.

"They are real high [on my interest level]," Hall said of the Bears. "They have high academic standards. Not everyone can make it to the NFL. With the economy the way it is, I know what a degree from Cal can do for your future."

Hall says he has not narrowed his list of schools, and he recently picked up an offer from the No. 1 team in the country, Alabama. He also has scheduled visits to Arizona and USC set for next month. He is unsure what schools he will visit for his last two visits.

"We talked about it," Hall said of possibly tripping to Tuscaloosa. "I am not sure exactly if I will officially visit."

Hall is keeping his recruitment open in case other schools jump in the mix. He says Oregon and Oregon State have recently picked up their interest. Hall says he has enough offers on the table to keep him busy. But there is one school he might want to hear from before he makes his decision.

"Texas, I have a lot of family from there," Hall said of his interest in the Longhorns. "They are pretty much stocked with the top prospects in their state. I haven't tried contacting them. I know they really don't recruit you unless you let them know. I have enough options [now]. I probably would have tried [contacting Texas] if I would have known."

Despite having offers from Arizona and Arizona State, Hall says, "Staying at home is not a big deal. My family will support me, and I will have my new family, my new teammates and coaches, wherever I go."

As for making a decision, he is still unsure.

"I'm not exactly sure where I want to go," said Hall. "When I get the feeling, that is when I will decided, on a visit, sitting in class…"

Hall says his GPA has improved. "It is almost a 3.0. I have worked hard to improve it. I know it is over 2.75," said Hall. He scored a 19 on his ACT. He will take the SAT next month.

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