Greene focusing on game, hoping offers come

Garden (Calif.) Serra quarterback Jalen Greene is patiently waiting for his first offer while continuing to build his skills. Greene spoke with FOX Sports NEXT at the NLA 7on7 in LAs Vegas.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Gardena (Calif.) Serra quarterback Jalen Greene is remaining patient, waiting for his first collegiate scholarship offer, and hoping it's soon on the way.

"Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, and Miami are recruiting me the hardest," Greene said during the New Level Athletics Elite 7on7 tournament in Las Vegas. "But still no offers, yet."

The 6-foot-2 194-pound recruit says he's open to any school who is interested, but says those have to be his favorite four for now. "They are showing the most interest and that they really want me," Greene explained.

All four programs fit the style of football he'd like to continue playing at the next level. "They fit what I play now, the spread offense," he explained. "It's a really fast tempo."

Greene says Arizona, Arizona State, and Boise have all told him he's high on their board. He's planning to take unofficial visits to all three schools, noting it's great they are a reasonable distance from home so his parents could see a few games -- but emphasizing he is willing to go anywhere that offers a high level of competition. "It doesn't really matter to me if I leave home or not," he said.

Greene explained his recruiting process with Miami is temporarily on hold as he waits to communicate with the Canes new offensive coordinator James Coley -- but says he would really like to compete at Miami.

For now Greene remains patient, optimistic his time will come, and passing time by focusing on his game. "Right now my strength is my accuracy and timing with my receivers," he said. "I'm working on just being smart with the football. Feeling where I can fit it in and at times where I can't – just not trying to force anything."

"I'm just staying focused and will keep playing at a high level."

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