SAN ANTONIO --Michael Hutchings remains committed to USC, but Washington is making a late push and one other team is trying to stay relevant in his recruitment.
The Concord (Calif.) De La Salle four-star linebacker said Sunday at U.S. Army Bowl registration that his upcoming Washington official visit is important.
"They've been talking to me about it a lot," Hutchings said. "I know they're going to do an in-home sometime soon, probably the week after this bowl game.
"That's going to be pretty big. They're coming after me hard, but I have a few more visits with USC as far as in-home after the bowl game. I know everybody is going to be in the lobby; all that stuff is going to be important."
Hutchings, who's been committed to the Trojans since July 1, has taken at least one unofficial visit to Washington, but he wants to refresh his memory and see what else the Huskies could offer.
"I just want to get a feel for what they're talking about again, go over everything as far as playing, the school again, just to reassure me," Hutchings said. "The last time I was up there was June; it's been a while, and they've been my close No. 2 throughout the year."