Scoggins To Take His Time

Ron Scoggins has three offers and is receiving interest from all over the country...

Offensive lineman Ron Scoggins out of Las Vegas (NV) Bishop Gorman comes from one of the top high school programs in the state of Nevada, a school that has sent countless players on to the division 1 ranks, and will be sending two more this year on their offensive line alone in Scoggins and teammate Ronnie Stanley, the number 14 ranked tackle in the country.

"My recruitment is going well. I have three offers in my back pocket from San Jose State, Fresno State, and UNLV."

With the three offers in hand, Scoggins has also been hearing from quite a few different schools, including some big names that have come on strong recently.

"I've been getting a lot more interest recently. Right now I'm talking to UCLA, Utah, Syracuse, Nebraska, Alabama, Arkansas, Cal, Utah State, Northern Arizona, Oregon State, Oklahoma, Florida, and Florida State."

Despite the three offers and heavy interest lately, Scoggins does not report a leader at this juncture in his recruitment.

"I just really want to keep my options open. I have no real favorites or schools that I hope offer. I just want to see what everyone has to offer."

The big lineman won't start narrowing down his schools for a couple of months, but is putting coaching relationships and education high on his list of priorities.

"I'm looking for a school where I have a good relationship with my position coach and the head coach. I also want a good environment, a good school with a good education, and a high graduation rate. I need a hard working program that can also help get me to the next level."

Scoggins was able to make it to Salt Lake City for their lineman camp in June and was impressed with the coaches he worked with and an offer may be just around the corner.

"Utah has been sending me a lot of letters and calling me a lot and I like them a lot. I went to their camp and there were only 11 people there, but it gave me a chance to get a lot of individual work with the coaches and I really liked that. They said that they were going to go back and look at the tape and look at my tapes and monitor me and said an offer should be coming shortly."

In no rush to make a decision, Scoggins wants to take his visits and explore all avenues before deciding where he'll play his ball.

"I'm going to wait as late as possible. That way I can look at all the options and narrow it down and make an informed decision."

Could Scoggins end up being part of a package deal that lands one school, not just two, but three players?

"Actually me, Ronnie, and Shaq Powell have all talked about that a lot lately. Just narrowing it down with what we all like and seeing what fits us best and what coaches we have the best relationship with."

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