Lineman in no hurry

Lineman in no hurry

Offensive lineman Scott Quessenberry is taking his time with his recruitment, but has started to look at favorites. Where does Arizona stand? Read on for that answer and more.

Encinitas (Calif.) La Costa Canyon High School offensive guard Scott Quessenberry wants to take his time with his recruitment.

The high school senior has plenty of offers, but has decided to take all of his official visits before making his selection.

"I want to take all my official visits and make sure I see everything and then I'll make my decision," Quessenberry said. "Before the start of next year, I'll probably have a decision."

Quessenberry is a highly sought after recruit for most Pac-12 schools, holding offers from multiple schools on the west coast. He currently has three top schools, but feels that his recruitment could change at any time.

"My top three would probably be Cal, Nebraska, and San Diego State, but you know that it could all change at any time," he said.

Even though Arizona isn't in his top three, Quessenberry still keeps in contact with the coaches and still views it as a player in his recruitment.

"I talk to Coach Rod Smith about once a week or so when I can," Quessenberry said. "It's hard to find time to talk to them sometimes, but we have been able to do it."

The offensive guard has heard about Arizona's recent success with recruiting, but isn't concerned about losing his scholarship offer.

"I know that they only have a few spots left, but it doesn't really effect me," he said. "If they want me, I'd hope they would save a spot for me. I know I can go in and work hard. I can beat anyone out and I'm not really concerned with it, but it's something that I will consider."

Quessenberry is still looking at schools and says location isn't a big factor in his recruitment and neither will weather.

"Whether it is hot or cold, it doesn't bother me," he said. "It's definitely not a plus or minus factor," he said.

The biggest factor for Quessenberry will go beyond the football program, as he wants it to have a certain feel.

"The program doesn't have to be the number one team in the nation year after year," Quessenberry said. "They just have to play as a team. They have to be a family. They have to love each other.

"It's just like my high school team is. We are a really tight knit group, so that's what I want out of the next level."

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