Will Fuller Still Announce Sunday?

Four-star quarterback Devin Fuller was set to announce his college choice Sunday at 5 p.m. However, the news Rutgers coach Greg Schiano was leaving for the NFL came out of nowhere. The Northern Valley Old Tappan (N.J.) High standout is down to UCLA, Arizona, Rutgers and Nebraska, but will he still announce?

Northern Valley Old Tappan (N.J.) High four-star quarterback Devin Fuller returned from his mid-week visit to Arizona to a maelstrom when Rutgers coach Greg Schiano left to the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Fuller, Scout.com's No. 3 quarterback in the 2012, was set to announce Sunday at 5 p.m., a celebration in north Jersey to coincide with his 18th birthday as he was set to pick from Rutgers, UCLA, Arizona and Nebraska.

But with the developments at home-state Rutgers, is that still the plan?

"That's what he would like to do," Northern Valley Old Tappan coach Brian Dunn said. "The only thing I'll tell you is he's still in the process of taking everything and evaluating everything, and I think at this point he's close to making a decision.

"He's taking everything in and I think he's going to wait until the last minute and decide and that's who he's going to go with."

Word throughout the recruiting community focused on Fuller choosing Rutgers, but the departure of Schiano a week before signing day has throwing the situation into flux.

On Friday, athletic director Tim Pernetti, who was added to the football staff on an interim basis so he can recruit, join interim coach Kyle Flood and a few assistants in visiting Fuller.

"He certainly likes Rutgers and liked everything about the coaches there," Dunn said. "He still does, but it changes things, obviously. Anybody would be crazy to think it didn't. How much time he takes to re-evaluate that is up to him. That's got to be stuff he has to figure out."

In the meantime, he had a very good trip to Arizona.

"He liked it. He said it was better than he thought," Dunn said. "He liked it a lot. He liked the business school they had. He was impressed with that. He thought it was a much nicer school than he thought he was going to see, and he had a better time then he thought, so he liked a lot of things about it."

It also gave Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez a chance to show Fuller how he would be used in the offense.

"He knows. It's a given in terms of what they do," Dunn said. "That part of it appeals to him in a lot of ways. As is the case with him, he wants somebody who believes in him as a quarterback and can use him, so obviously, that appeals to him."

However, Nebraska continues to hang in the mix.

"Nebraska has been recruiting him for a long time," Dunn said. "He likes that it's a big-time football program and using him as a quarterback that way, it appeals to him."

UCLA already landed a quarterback in the class, but Fuller enjoyed his official visit and likes new coach Jim Mora Jr., which is keeping the Bruins in the mix.

"He loves the campus out there," Dunn said. "The school is very nice. He's got family out there and he said Jim Mora is a very nice guy in the little time he got to know him."

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