Recruiting heats up for Berglund

Valor Christian quarterback Brock Berglund recently sent film of his junior season to programs across the nation and the response has been strong this week with multiple invitations to junior days and a scholarship offer. Is Colorado in the mix? Get inside for more.

Brock Berglund took a trip up to Fort Collins this week to visit the Colorado State campus and check in with CSU coaches. He came back with news that the Rams plan to offer him a scholarship. The only reason it didn't happen during the visit was because coach Steve Fairchild wasn't there and he likes to be involved in the offer.

Berglund told Scout.com he expects the offer to be formalized in the next two weeks.

The Rams are just one of the programs Berglund has heard from in recent weeks. He is traveling to Nebraska for junior day this weekend. Both Colorado and Kansas State invited him to junior day on March 6. Berglund said he will be in Boulder that day, (the first day of spring practices for the Buffs) and plans to make an unofficial visit to Kansas State later this spring.

Berglund said he also has invitations to junior days at Arkansas and Arizona. He doesn't know if he will be able to make those trips but he does have interest in both programs. He also recently received a letter from UCLA, showing interest in him.

"It's been cool because when you put your film out there, you never really know what's going to happen," Berglund said. "You don't know if you're doing something wrong mechanically that no one likes. It's almost reassuring to see the interest that it generates and all of that. It's been really fun."

Berglund said two of his teammates, Carzell Vickers and George Talanoa, received offers from CSU last week.

So where do things stand with Colorado?

Berglund said he believes and offer is coming from the Buffs as well. He said there are signs when a program is genuinely interested in you. He said those signs include receiving personalized emails from coaches and not form-letters sent in bulk mail.

Berglund said he has received several hand-written letters from CU coach Dan Hawkins.

"That's kind of like the sign that lets you know you're getting actively recruited by a school," Berglund said. "...You can just tell the difference."

Berglund said hand-written letters are not unique to Hawkins. He said he has received them from Kansas State coach Bill Snyder and Arizona coach Mike Stoops and Nebraska coach Bo Pelini as well.


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