Adam Tello still thinking about decision

Last week, three-star Norco (CA) offensive lineman Adam Tello said that he'd make a decision between his two finalists – Louisville and Arizona State – by Friday. Reached by phone Monday night, the 6-5, 290-pound Tello said he's still thinking things over. InsideTheVille.com has the latest.

Last week, three-star Norco (CA) offensive lineman Adam Tello said that he'd make a decision between his two finalists – Louisville and Arizona State – by Friday. Reached by phone Monday night, the 6-5, 290-pound Tello said he's still thinking things over.

"I'm still thinking about things," Tello told InsideTheVille.com. "I hope to have my decision by tomorrow, and I'll either announce it tomorrow or Wednesday."

Tello told InsideTheVille.com last week that he was "leaning toward" signing with Arizona State on Wednesday's National Signing Day. It doesn't appear that has changed. In fact, Tello told Scout.com he's 60/40 leaning to Arizona State.

"Arizona State and Louisville are still my two favorites, and I'm still leaning to ASU," Tello said. "A lot of coaches have been calling me. Coaches from Colorado, Hawaii, all over. I've also talked to the Louisville and Arizona State coaches. They just keep asking if I've made my decision yet and they want to know if I'm ready to commit."

The Sun Devils location and conference appeal to Tello.

"I like all the pro sports teams that are in Phoenix and I would really like to play in the Pac-10 and go up against big schools like Oregon, USC and California," he told Scout.com. "There are also a lot of good new recruits coming in and the coaches look like they are building a good program. Mostly I liked the fact that it is a college town and the athletes really look like they have fun there, plus it is close to home."

It appears the Tello family is split on Louisville. While his mother would like to see him stay close to home and attend ASU, apprently his father thinks Louisville would best fit his son.

"Louisville is a great school and they are proven winners. I loved the atmosphere and they seem very supportive of me at Louisville. I like the Big (East) and there are some tough teams there…but I want to go up against USC and Oregon.

"My dad thinks I should go to Louisville, because he knows how much I like to win and I have good chance at playing on a winning team. My mom thinks I should go to ASU because it's close to home."

Tello said he'd be signing his binding National Letter of Intent early Wednesday morning before a mid-morning ceremony at Norco High School.


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