After Visits, Hasiak Talks Faves

The #18-ranked offensive tackle in the nation, Stan Hasiak from Kapolei, Hawaii, recently took a visit to the mainland -- the west coast specifically -- and he talked about the schools he now considers his three favorites...

Kapolei (Hawaii) offensive tackle Stan Hasiak (6-6, 340), is back on the Islands after spending last week on the West Coast.

"It went pretty great, I liked it a lot," said Hasiak. "I got to see a lot of schools who have offered me. While I was out there, I saw UCLA, USC and Cal and it went great."

Hasiak already owned scholarship offers from Cal and UCLA prior to the visit, but his trip to Los Angeles netted him an additional offer.

"I picked up an offer from USC," said Hasiak. "I was excited because I was waiting for it the whole time. Last year I did pretty good at the camp, and they said they were going to offer me but they were wanting me to come back. I thought I did good, but a bunch of people were telling me I dominated both days. Pretty much the only one who beat me was Devon Kennard. It was cool going against the best."

The trip to USC ended a busy few days for Hasiak, who started in L.A. at UCLA then went up to the Bay Area before returning to end the week at USC.

"The trip to UCLA went pretty well," said Hasiak. "I really like the coaches, they were real cool and straight forward. They let me know how much they want me and I was pretty satisfied leaving that campus. I got to spend time with the majority of their staff, with Coach (Rick) Neuheisel, Coach (Norm) Chow and Coach (Bob) Palcic. I also spoke with the linebackers coach, Chuck Bullough."

While Hasiak was on campus, another UCLA target, Michael Philipp joined him.

"We took a tour of the campus and they took me around and showed me all of their facilities, their weight room, their rec center and the first-year student dorms. I thought the dorms were real nice. I also talked with Micah Kia and Kai Maiava, who're both from Hawaii," said Hasiak. "Me and Michael Philipp talked about playing together. The coaches were just telling us they are kind of in need of linemen. I met Richard Brehaut too and he seemed real cool."

From UCLA, Hasiak headed up to Berkeley.

"We drove up from L.A. to Berkeley and it was a long trip and we got in late. But I got to spend a lot of time with Coach (Tosh) Lupoi, their D-Line coach and took a tour of the campus. They showed me everything that they've got. It was pretty much the same deal as UCLA. They let me know what I wanted to know and I was pretty satisfied there too."

Hasiak said the three California schools lead for him, with Washington just behind them, but he's not in a rush to make a decision.

"My top schools for certain would be Cal, UCLA and USC," said Hasiak. "They all kind of lead at different times because they all had something more to offer in certain areas. But they are all relatively even. Real seriously, it's the California schools I'm looking at. I still have quite an interest in Washington. I was talking to Xavier Su'a-Filo and John Martinez and they said they were going to be telling more schools about me so I'm hoping to get more interest from schools farther out."

Hasiak is hoping to return to the Golden State during the season.

"I plan on getting out to California to take my official visits to those schools, I don't know when I'll make those decisions on when I'll visit or when I'll commit. Right now, it's just based on how I feel. Which school offers me the best opportunity as a person. I'm pretty happy with the way recruiting has been going. There have been a lot of unexpected things and a lot of really great options, that's why this is getting hard for me. I think I'll decided kind of when the feeling is right. If I had to estimate when the time would be, it would have to be after the season, around the time I get to take my official visits. On the unofficial, you can't do much but get shown around, it's more of a Junior Day. So I want to take the official visits," said Hasiak.

Hasiak's final camp plan this week is a full contact camp back home. "It's a three-day football camp from the morning to night time and we're in pads," said Hasiak. "We've got practice sessions and college prep sessions, all that stuff, but I'm anxious to hit again."

Hasiak is a four-star tackled, ranked 18th nationally by

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