But San Jose State changed that earlier this month when they offered the First Team All-State selection by GoldenStatePreps.com.
And on Wednesday, another in-state program offered King, wisely extending an offer to one of the toughest and most productive football players in California.
"Preston got a full ride offer from San Diego State (Wednesday)," said Tesoro DC Matt Poston. "He'll be taking a trip down there this weekend." King did it all for the Titans in 2008, helping them to the CIF-SS Pac-5 finals and earning all-state all-purpose honors.