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Offers mounting for Alexander

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The recruiting process can be a wild ride, and college programs have been very active early in the process.
To put it in the words of Terrence Alexander "They've been coming." By "they" he means some of the top college programs and they certainly have been showing the 5-9, 165-pound cornerback attention.
As a standout defensive back, Alexander has quickly attracted offers from across the country. Arizona State, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Kansas State, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Stanford, Tennessee, Tulane, Vanderbilt, and most recently Arkansas have each extended scholarships.
The Arkansas offer came Wednesday, but he has long known of the Razorbacks' interest.
"The coach that offered me at Kansas State went to Arkansas and I've been talking to him ever since," Alexander said.
It is still early in the process and Alexander is in no rush to make a decision. He wants to make a well thought out decision in the end and is still taking it all in.
"I'm still trying to figure it all out. I'm interested in schools that are interested in me," Alexander said. "A couple of schools are starting to show more love and those are the schools I'm starting to like more."
Which schools have stepped it up?
"Stanford, Ole Miss, Vanderbilt, Tennessee, and Georgia Tech," Alexander said. "I'm just talking to them on a regular basis and sending me a lot of handwritten letters and seeing how I'm doing and we talk about things besides football."
Building relationships both on the field and off is very important and while he has not narrowed his list, he does have a few things he is looking for in a future program.
"The academics are a big thing. I want to go to a school where the degree means something," Alexander said. "And how fast I can play and what type of system I'll be playing in. Personally, I like to be in press where I can be more aggressive."
As for a timetable on a decision, Alexander may not be in a rush but he does have an idea how he would like to approach the decision making process.
"I would like to have a top five before my senior season starts," Alexander said
This weekend Alexander will make the trip to College Station, Texas for the Texas A&M junior day, and may go to Arkansas for a junior day on March 9.
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