Montgomery grabs the baton

At The Woodlands High School in Texas, the baton has been passed for the last several years to the next in line at running back. Kenny Hicks (Louisiana Tech) passed it to Samson Taylor (Texas A&M), who is passing it to Cameron Montgomery. Hicks passed it after transferring to Klein Forest, while Taylor passed it through graduation.
“I’m ready,” he said. “I’m a combination for the last two guys. I run with power like Kenny and can run away from people like Samson. I’m ready to get a lot of carries and help the team. I just don’t want to seem selfish.”
After injuring a hamstring early in 2003, Montgomery is getting the wait-and-see vibe from several college coaches, but is receiving interest from Texas A&M, Texas Tech and Baylor to date.
“I haven’t gotten any offers, but I am getting a lot of contact and mail,” he said. “I’m expecting big things this year. If I had my first choice, it would be Texas.”
Montgomery is not attending any camps this summer but has played with The Woodlands’ seven-on-seven tournament, which has qualified for the state tournament.
“I think we will be ready for another great season,” he said. “We are going to have some inexperienced guys, but guys that know what they are doing.”