Rosen wants an offer from the Trojans

FOX Sports NEXT caught up with 2015 Bellflower (Calif.) Bosco quarterback Josh Rosen at Bosco's coaches barbecue Thursday afternoon. Rosen has a busy weekend ahead in Northern California...

Sometimes it's hard to remember that Bellflower (Calif.) Bosco quarterback Josh Rosen is only a 2015 recruit.

He already has a year of varsity experience on film, he's collected five offers, and he talks like a veteran going through the routine.

The 6-foot-3 195 pound recruit's talents were on full display Thursday afternoon at Bosco's coaches barbecue.

Over 15 programs were represented with coaches on the sideline, including most of the Pac-12, Notre Dame, and a few from the SEC.

"I think I did pretty well," Rosen said after the showcase. "I'd like to complete every single ball, put it perfectly every single time. But I feel like I'm getting close to that so I'm pretty happy about it."

Rosen's current offer list includes Fresno State, Akron, Duke, Oregon State and Tennessee.

His latest offer came from the Vols. Rosen says it was a "reassuring" offer to receive.

"Just the fact that Tennessee is in the SEC," he explained, "it's sort of reassuring that they think I'm not this little preppy surfer kid from the West Coast."

Rosen, who holds well over a 4.0 GPA also says it was great to receive an offer from Duke because of its academic prowess. "It's great to know that people are acknowledging what I'm doing in the classroom," he said.

More offers could be on the horizon for the 2015 standout.

Rosen will spend the weekend in Northern California where he'll compete in Nike's Elite 11 and take an unofficial visit to California.

"I've been talking to Cal [running backs] coach Pierre Ingram quite a bit," Rosen said. "I'm going to meet the rest of the staff. [Ingram] really likes me and wants to introduce me.

"I think it's a great up and coming program. The facilities are finished so they're getting recruits, the new coaching staff, and from what I hear the offense is much like what it is here."

A bit closer to home in Southern California, Rosen thinks UCLA could be close to offering, though he isn't positive when it may come because of his change in plans to go to a camp in Chicago over the Q90 camp held at UCLA.

As far as who Rosen would still like offers from?

"Cal, Stanford, UCLA, and USC... and probably the bigger SEC schools."

And here's the reminder... Rosen is only going in to his junior season.

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