Havili Ready for Long Process

Salt Lake City (Utah) running back Stanley Havili (6-1, 215, 4.55) still says he's truly interested in all of the schools that have offered. He said that he wants to wait until the end of summer to set up a legit top five and claims 11 offers--with his most recent rides coming from California and Oregon.

"I know that I'm just looking for a place where I can fit in with both the players and the coaches. I just want to go with what fits me, and I really don't know where that is yet," said Havili, from Cottonwood High School.

"The three schools that are recruiting me the hardest right now are Arizona, Iowa and BYU. I'm somewhat interested in them right now, and I also kind of like Oregon, Boise State and Nebraska, along with my other offers as well. They've all offered me.

"The coaches at Arizona are really great. I really love coaches (Mike) Canales (quarterbacks), (Mike) Tuiasosopo (defensive line) and (Mike) Stoops. They're all really nice and I've gained some good trust in them and what they have to tell me.

"I really don't know that much about Iowa's program, other than the fact that my cousin Tony Moeaki (Iowa signee/tight end) goes there.

"I like how BYU is in-state and they've got a really good, rich tradition there. I've basically grown up watching their games," he said.

"Oregon has got some real nice facilities and it looks like a real fun place to be. I've also talked with coach (Dan) Hawkins from Boise State a couple of times, and they really need some running backs there. I really like the other coaches there too.

"I also grew up watching Nebraska and I like the tradition there.

"I'm planning on getting out to Arizona for an official visit this season, and I'll probably take one more official during the season as well. The rest of my official visits will take place after the season," he said.

"I went to USC's camp two weeks ago and they of spoke of offering me. I'm just waiting to see what happens with them. But if they were to offer me they'd most likely move up in my mind.

"I'm done with camps and unofficial visits this summer. I need to focus on the season ahead. I'll most likely commit to a program when the season is over," he said.

Havili said that he is bringing up his grades with an independent study course through BYU (affecting high school credits only) over the Internet this summer.

2.5 GPA/18 ACT--September retest

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