"I think it was [WR] Coach Kevin Daft," Saunders said of the Cal assistant coach that visited the Pleasant Grove campus on Tuesday. "This is the first time I've talked with Cal actually. They're recruiting me. They invited me to their camp on June 15."
Saunders says Arizona and Oregon State are the only other Pac-10 schools recruiting him thus far. Both those schools along with the Bulldogs, Rebels and San Jose State comprise his top five. But the SEC is also somewhat in the picture.
"My uncle talked to LSU, and I got invited to Florida's camp," said Saunders. "Trying to get more exposure, I didn't really have a big [junior] year," he added as his main reason for camping in Gainesville.
He also plans to camp at Cal – if in town – and at Fresno State June 20-21. He says he would like make a decision in either August or September. "Whatever school fits me best," Saunders said of his criteria for choosing.
Academically, he reports a 2.9 cumulative GPA. He scored a 790 on the SAT (two-part).
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