Rogers Visits Utah

Arizona QB Tyler Rogers made a trip out to Utah and came away impressed

Quarterbacks for the 2013 class have been flying off the board at a fairly rapid rate, which bodes well for players like Tyler Rogers, who is still looking to pick up more offers from big time programs.

"It's definitely an exciting experience. I've been talking to all of the college coaches and my dream is finally coming true. Just trying to get a couple more scholarships to go along with the two I have from Air Force and South Dakota State."

Utah, Utah State, UTEP, Nevada, Wyoming, San Jose State are some of the programs that have been showing interest, and while no school really stands out above the rest, there are three that intrigue Rogers.

"No real favorites, but the main schools in the running are Utah, Utah State, and Air Force. If Arizona of ASU start giving me more interest, those would be top choices as well."

Rogers grew up a fan of the Texas Longhorns, but is looking to stay out west when making his college decision.

"I'm open to any college and am looking for the best fit for me. Probably the type of offense (spread), the coaching staff, if I feel comfortable and wanted are the main factors. Location is a factor. I want it to be clsoe to home. I'll go out of state, but nowhere on the East Coast."

With Utah showing interest, Rogers has been in touch with the coaches and the offensive coordinator recently watched him throw in person.

"I've been talking mostly to Coach Finn. I've talked to Coach Johnson and he came and watched me throw at my school."

The 6-3.5, 190 pounder spent a day on campus at the Utah skills camp and came away impressed with the school.

"It was pretty good. I jumped in their QB camp and threw with all the QBs and receivers. I really like the location, weather, coaches, and facilities. It's a great program and a good football team."

As for an offer, Utah may wait before throwing one out there, but if Rogers sticks to his timeframe, it could be too late.

"They said I'm in their top 3 and they probably won't offer anymore QBs until mid-season or right before the season starts. I haven't really thought about it much, but I think I'd want to make a decision before the season started."

Rogers threw for 2,500 yards and 30 touchdowns, while rushing for 750 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2011.

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