Gilmer (Texas) Rivals250 standout Kris Boyd has been focused. Sure recruiting has been on his mind, but he put it on the backburner during the spring so he could focus on track.
The football standout has been working his way towards the UIL State Track and Field Championships in both the 100m and the 4x100. On Saturday, he found himself on the medal podium. Once was with his 4x100m teammates where Gilmer claimed second and the other in the 100m where Boyd earned third place.
Even with his focus elsewhere, it was hard to avoid the recruiting trail and the questions that go along with it.
"Yeah, I kind of get tired of it. I came here yesterday and tried to avoid all the cameras and stuff because I was trying to focus on training," Boyd said. "Now that track is over I can get back on interviews and football and stuff. I kind of just wanted to get a little tunnel vision."
Now that he has earned his medals, where do things stand on the recruiting front.
"Everything is good," Boyd said. I just picked up an offer from Bama. I'm feeling good about it. Right now I'm pretty open and just flow as they go. Soon, I don't know when, but I'll be narrowing down my choices."
The latest offer from the Crimson Tide is one which has caught his attention.
"It's pretty big. I've been thinking about it since sophomore year," Boyd said. "When it finally came I just felt good about it because they only recruit the best."
With his list narrowing soon, he is not ready to declare any leaders, but he does have a few visits on his mind.
"I'm about to visit Texas when I can. I can't do it today because it's against the rules, but hopefully I'll take a visit down there," Boyd said. "Probably I could take one to Auburn and LSU and probably Bama."
He also has an idea about what he is looking for in his future college home.
"I just want to know what they have to offer me," Boyd said. "That's it. If it's a good school and I like it they'll be up there."