With Utah's recent success in the state of Florida on the recruiting trail, you can expect them to be busy in the Sunshine State again in 2017 and they're already putting out offers, including on to St. Thomas Aquinas High School wide receiver Michael Harley.
"Coach Erickson offered me over the phone. Utah likes me as a slot receiver."
With Erickson's ties to the state, more players are learning that Utah is a big time football program.
"I like Utah. They're a great program and a team that has a lot of speed guys that are ready to break out. They've also got a lot of guys from South Florida, so I have friends that go there. Kind of like a home away from home if I went there."
Harley is an in-demand prospect with offers from all over the country including Miami, West Virginia, and Syracuse, but has four schools that are in contact most often.
"Right now I'm heading from Miami, West Virginia, Utah, and Wisconsin the most. I really like those schools a lot."
Harley has three schools that he hopes to visit officially come fall.
"I want to visit Utah for sure, and West Virginia and Wisconsin. I'm not sure about my other two visits, but I'll take those too."
With 4.39 40 yard speed, Harley thinks he'll be able to fit into pretty much any offense with his skillset.
"I'm a crisp route-runner and I accelerate really well out of my cuts. I used my speed really well."
When it comes to making his final decision, Harley is putting a lot of importance on an opportunity to prove himself early.
"Distance doesn't really matter to me. I just want to find a school that is has great academics, a good coaching staff, and a place where I can get a chance to play right away."
A decision likely won't come for some time though as the 5'11" 155 pounder wants to wait until at least the fall.
"I want to start taking my visits in the middle of the my season and then make my decision after those are done."