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Recruiting heats up in Houston

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It's recruiting season in Texas as the state playoffs wrap up. College recruiters are busy checking on athletes they recruited in the spring.
In the city of Houston, coaches are checking on prospects all over the city.
Starting on the west side at Cinco Ranch is Devin Williams who has been a defensive end for the state-ranked Cougars. He has an offer from Tulane but is receiving significant interest from Arizona. Quarterback Shane Ros is hearing from Houston and Rice.
Katy Seven Lakes receiver Stephen McCormack has offers from the service academies, but has hopes to hear from some other Division I schools.
Up north, The Woodlands receiver Logan Rowe is hearing from Missouri and Air Force. Junior offensive lineman Chad Lindsay received an early offer from Oklahoma.
Aldine is going through a coaching change but two Mustangs are on the recruiting radar. Athlete Mike Williams has tripped to Portland State and will be hitting Boston College in weeks to come along with teammate Tavon Bolden, who is also hearing from Cal.
Another interesting note had junior quarterback Will Bryant of Langham Creek taking an unofficial visit to Oklahoma State. He is hearing from several Big 12 schools early.
"I'm really happy how it's going so far," he said. "I will be doing several one-day camps this summer and we'll see where it goes. I was really happy how our season went."
At Westfield, several coaches have been spotted in the offices of coach Corby Meekins in hopes of getting Ja-Mes Logan to hear their pitch. Safety Denerick Demby committed to Baylor this week and it appears that Ole Miss, Missouri, Kansas, Houston and Oregon are all front runners for the 6-foot-3 receiver.
"Oh, he's a good one," Meekins said. "He's really talented and could be playing on Sundays in a couple of years.
Receivers Adam Watson and Barry Ford have both been offered by Central Michigan and Portland State, while junior quarterback Jacoby Walker has been offered by Oklahoma State.
"He completed over 70 percent of his passes and had over 2,000 yards," Meekins said. "He did that running around in the backfield."
In the center of Houston is Derrick Rainey of Northbrook, who was offered by Kansas State on Wednesday. Rainey also holds offers from Arizona, Baylor, Iowa State and TCU.
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