Adam Plant is a Los Angeles native so despite playing his high school football at Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman, he has made an effort to return home this spring to check out two programs he grew up watching.
"UCLA was great," Plant told Scout.com. "I was able to meet some of the coaching staff along with the defensive line coach Angus McClure and got a look of what practice is like there. The recruitment with UCLA is going well. I'm expecting to come back in June for an unofficial visit and also attend the big man camp. I'm excited for that."
The Trojans could be considered an early frontrunner for Plant, especially given that he camped there last summer and has been building a relationship with new line coach Kenechi Udeze.
"USC was great as well," Plant said. "It was amazing to be in the Coliseum for the fist time and be able to have on the field access. Watching the fan base and community around USC along with the outstanding football coaching -- everything stood out to me. It was unbelievable.
"I've also known Biggie (Iman Marshall) for a long time since his father and my father played football together in at Long Beach City College. Since then he's been like a big brother to me."
Plant intends to hit the road again in the coming months to check out a few other out-of-state programs.