Rector making the rounds

This past week, Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma, Wa.) WR Michael Rector spent a lot of time in the Bay Area and visited Stanford while he was there. The talented wideout continues to sport just one offer, from the University of Washington, but said he plans to take his time through the process and has an open mind for whichever schools are interested in what he has to offer...

"It's been a good time down here," Rector told "I came down to visit some family and because of that it allowed me to spend time at Stanford, talking to to the coaches, meeting some of the players and also just seeing the campus.

"It's beautiful down here and the campus is huge. I really liked it a lot."

Rector, widely considered the top receiver in the state for the upcoming football season, was offered very early in the recruiting process by Washington and said the Huskies continue to show him a lot of attention.

"I talked to coach (Mike) Cox recently and we talked about a lot of things," Rector said. "He and the rest of the coaches really like me and he said he'll be at my school in May."

As far as making an early decision, Rector maintains he will make a decision when he's ready, regardless of a timeline.

"Taking visits is important, but if I feel like the right situation is already there and I feel like I have enough information, then I won't wait," Rector said. "I just want to give myself a chance to really see what all my options are and to see what each school has to offer."

Besides the Huskies and Stanford, Rector said that Washington State, Oregon and Boise State continue to stay in touch and are recruiting him as well.

As a junior, while helping to lead his team to the 4A State Semifinals, Rector hauled in 67 receptions for nearly 1,100 yards and 11 touchdowns as a receiver (the position schools are recruiting him to play) while posting 50 tackles and six interceptions as a corner on defense. He also averaged 25 yards per kick return and had two that he took back for touchdowns.

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