Sukut Getting an Early Start

After participating in San Diego State's 7 on 7 tournament with his team a few weeks back, the rising sophomore was offered a scholarship to San Diego State as an athlete. The Aztecs became the first school to offer, but BYU and California have also reached out to Sukut...

It's a rare occurrence for a player that hasn't begun his sophomore year to have already landed a scholarship offer, but that's exactly what Capistrano Valley Christian Athlete Ben Sukut has done. After participating in San Diego State's 7 on 7 tournament with his team a few weeks back, the rising sophomore was offered a scholarship to San Diego State as an athlete. The Aztecs became the first school to offer, but BYU and California have also reached out to Sukut.

"I'm really stoked on the offer, but I'm not gonna dwell on it. I'm gonna keep working hard so I can end up having offers for which schools I want to go to," Sukut said. "They told me that since they were my first offer, they want me to think of SDSU first, and that I'll have some loyalty to them because they were the first offer."

Sukut made news during his freshman year when he set a national record by returning four interceptions for touchdowns all in the first half of a game. "It was very surreal. I didn't know it was a record until after the game because I only played the first half, we beat the team by 50 or something."

"We haven't been doing team workouts, because it's our dead period. I've been lifting and running right now with my brother because we can't do anything with the team," Sukut told me. "On offense I feel like I'm a really good route runner, and on defense I'm good at zone coverage."

As a 2016 prospect, Sukut is not at the point where a commitment could come at any time. "I've thought about not committing any earlier than my junior," Sukut said. "I'm still really open to any school, I'm still really young."

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