School Shuffle After Visit

Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian cornerback Ishmael Adams has rearranged his list of top five schools after a recent unofficial visit.

Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian cornerback Ishmael Adams was one of the top prospects on-hand at Sun Devil Stadium this past weekend to watch Arizona State beat USC, 43-22.

"The trip was fun," Adams reports. "I got to see the atmosphere, the crowd, and the style of play that ASU plays with; it was a great game to watch."

"I was hanging out with Bryce (Treggs) and everyone, but I didn't get to do everything that they got to do because it was an unofficial visit. I got to talk to Coach Bray and Coach Smith; I got to meet a lot of coaches actually. It was cool talking to them and hopefully I can get a chance to go back and take my official and get to talk to them some more."

Tempe will be a potential destination for one of Adams' five official visits, which he says he will take full advantage of.

"I'm also going to take officials to Notre Dame, Colorado and Oregon; those are the definite ones," Adams shares. "I'm definitely going to take all five."

Adams will be in Notre Dame on October 22nd, when the Irish take on USC. He is still in the midst of setting dates for his trips to Colorado and Oregon.

There are several schools in contention for the four-star's other two visits, and it's safe to say that his trip to Tempe had an effect on the order of his favorite colleges.

"There's been a little bit of a change," Adams says in regards to his top five. "I've had a little more interest in ASU after that trip and I've talked to Oregon coaches a lot in the past week, so ASU stepped up and UCLA stepped down a little bit."

Adams now lists his top five in the following order: Cal, Oregon, ASU, UCLA, and Colorado.

What factors will he be looking for on each visit in order to help him make a choice?

"The atmosphere, how the coaches are when they're coaching, and how they are off the field," Adams explains. "Just the life there and how the players are as far as how they act towards each other and everything."

The cornerback plans to announce a decision at the Army Game in January.

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