Austin Done With Visits

Top wide receiver target Terrence Austin from Long Beach (Calif.) Poly tells us about his official visit to UCLA this weekend, and how he has all the information now he needs to make his decision...

UCLA's top offensive target, Long Beach (Calif.) Poly receiver Terrence Austin finally took his long-awaited official visit, and the speedster left Westwood impressed.

"Oh yeah, it was cool," Austin said. "I got a chance to kick it with the coaches. Some of them I hadn't been able to meet yet. I met with Coach (Karl) Dorrell, Coach (Tom) Cable, Coach (Eric) Bieniemy, Coach (Dino) Babers, Coach (Jon) Embree. Pretty much the whole staff." Austin was hosted by quarterback Ben Olson. "Me and Ben hung out and I also got to hang with my boys from Poly, Byron (Velega), Rodney (Van) and Kevin (Brown). KB is putting some weight back on the leg and making sure to stay in shape so he can get back out there," said Austin.

It was Austin's fourth, and final official visit, having previously gone to Arizona, Notre Dame and Oregon. He said, "Yeah, I'm done with the visits. I'm just going to sit back, work out and stuff, and looking to stay in tip-top shape. After Christmas, I'm playing in CaliFlorida, then heading down to San Antonio for the U.S. Army Game. I'm still going to announce it then," said Austin.

Austin said he was glad to have taken other trips prior to this one. "After all of them, I kind of have to dice them up, talk about the pros and cons," said Austin. "None of the coaches pressured me into making a decision. They know I'm making my decision at the Army Game."

During his meetings with the UCLA coaches during his visit, Austin said he was told just what kind of impact they expect from him. "They showed me how they'd use me in the offense. They told me I have a great shot to play right away. I just felt real comfortable with the coaches and the players. I felt like I was on the team already," said Austin.

Though he declined to say if he was leaning towards UCLA, Austin continues to maintain the Bruins are one of his strongest suitors, along with Notre Dame.

"I've got Christmas vacation coming up, so I'll spend some time thinking about my decision," said Austin.


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