Inglewood (Calif.) safety James Grace is starting to see things pick up in his recruitment, with several schools stopping by the Inglewood campus in the last few weeks, to take a look at film and transcripts on Grace.
The 6-3, 200-pound Grace is getting everything squared away in the classroom and is in the process of setting up some official visits for the early part of Winter.
“Arizona State, New Mexico, Boise State, Washington State, Idaho and San Jose State have all be on campus,” said Grace. “And I’ve heard from Arizona, Cal and UCLA too. They’ve all wanted to pick up more film on me. I’m making up some classes so I should be good to go.”
Grace said Boise State is showing the most interest in him, with Idaho just behind.
“Both of them said they could offer if everything checks out,” said Grace.
Grace played on both sides of the ball this year for Inglewood, anchoring the secondary at safety but also filling in the shoes of Notre Dame receiver Shaquelle Evans.
“Schools say I could play receiver or safety and some said even outside linebacker, but I want to play safety in college,” said Grace. “I’m built like Taylor Mays back there.”
Grace is planning a visit to Idaho and New Mexico in January, and hopes he can squeeze three more in to take all five of his trips.
“My visits will be big for me to see the best place to go,” said Grace. “I’m feeling really confident that the offers will come in. It doesn’t matter to me if it’s close to home or away from home. I just want an opportunity to play.”