When a player has twenty scholarship offers before the start of April, you can be pretty certain that the prospect is going to be on of the top recruits in the country. Greg Little (6-3, 205-pounds) finds himself in that position and he just added an offer from Charlie Weis.
"Notre Dame just offered," Little announced. "Coach Ianello texted me and I called him. I was talking to coach Ianello and he said he had some good news for me and he put me on with coach Weis.
"He [Weis] said they've liked me for a long time and they were just trying to get some admissions things done. After they finished that up, he called me and offered. I was really excited about that.
"He's a real good guy... he really is," Little said of the Irish head coach. "He's the kind of coach that I've been looking for that can challenge me and make me a better player.
"He said he'd really love to put me at wide receiver. I don't mind playing different positions or even multiple positions. That's what I do now, so I'd really enjoy doing that.
"I was trying to get up there on April 22, but that's our senior prom. I'll try to get there at another date," Little said of his plans to visit Notre Dame unofficially. "That [Notre Dame's offer] should play a lot into my decision. I've been waiting on the offer. I'm hoping to narrow everything down in May."
In addition to the Irish offer, Little currently has scholarship offers from Clemson, Miami, Duke, Florida, Mississippi, Michigan, Michigan State, Arizona State, N.C. State, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wake Forest. While college recruiters shower attention and scholarship offers, Greg's parents are going about business as usual.
"They pretty much treat me the same, maybe harder," Little explained. "Maybe a little harder about the books and things like that. They're real shocked how I went from an average Joe to one of the top guys in high school. They're stunned by how this has happened almost over night, ever since coming back from the combine in San Antonio.
Greg is on schedule to graduate in December, but like his college destination that is a decision he has yet to make.
"I had been thinking about that. My coach said that it would be nice for me to do that, but he wanted me to wait a little longer to see that was really what I wanted me to do. So I've been thinking about that. I could just take certain classes the first semester and then be done.
Little will participate in the Shrine combine in Fayetteville and Nike combine at Clemson.
During his junior season, Little mostly played tailback where he rushed 160 times for 1,166 yards and 26 touchdowns. At wide receiver he caught 23 passes for 375 yards and four touchdowns. In limited action on defense, Little picked off four passes.