Location Important For Hatchie

The Hawaiian Islands have long proven to be fertile recruiting grounds for quality offensive and defensive lineman. Waialua (HI) High & Intermediate four-star offensive lineman, Micah Hatchie, is but another in an extensive lineage hailing from the 50th state. eDuck Sports caught up with Hatchie who expressed that location will be a deciding factor in where he choose to play collegiate football.

Do you currently hold an offer from Oregon?

"Oregon...yeah."

What kind of contact have you had with Oregon since the recruiting process began?

"I've had contact with Steve Greatwood most of the time."

How often are you in contact with Coach Greatwood?

"Probably once every two weeks, I think. I feel like a month ago, I started hearing from him quite frequently."

What would you say your overall interest in Oregon is at this point?

"My overall? I'm not too sure right now, I'm just going along right now with this recruiting process and all that. Oregon is one of my schools that I want to visit though."

What is it that has you interested in taking a visit?

"Just the location of it and I've also heard it's a really good school to go check out. All the coaches that have been coming down, they are telling me about the great location and the education...so I have an interest in Oregon."

How would you describe yourself as a player?

"I'm tough, I know what I have to do on the field, and I just want to have fun on the field."

Would you compare yourself to anyone at the collegiate or professional level?

"I'm not too sure."

What are you looking for in a program?

"Probably the location, the team -- how the team reacts together, the way they play together --, and just a close family [feel]...and that they want to compete."

What offers do you currently hold from other schools?

"There's Hawaii, SMU, Arizona, Stanford, Oregon, Washington, Cal, Colorado, and Washington State."

Do you have any favorites at this point?

"Not at this point. Not right now. I'm still wide open to all the offers."

Have you been to any camps this spring or are you planning on going to any camps this summer?

"I've been to the PIAA combine...I'm going to the UH Big Man's camp on the [June] 22-24, I think and there's a Just Win camp on Maui that weekend and then when I come back to Oahu, it's the All-Poly camp."

Have you taken any unofficial visits or are you planning on taking any unofficial visits?

"I only went to Hawaii and Stanford."

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