Scholarship offers haven't come for Houston Lamar defensive end Tracy Robertson, but with his frame and bloodlines, it should be much longer.
Measuring in at more than 6-foot-4 and 230 pounds at the Rivals.com Junior Day in Houston, Texas a few weekends ago, Robertson certainly looked the part of a Division I prospect. That's why schools such as Kansas, Kansas State, Nebraska, Houston, and Texas A&M are all showing interest.
Robertson isn't naming favorites, but admits things are picking up.
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"Well it's been slow right now, but I've been getting a lot of letters," Robertson said. "I called and talked to a coach from Baylor. They want me to come up on a visit after I take my SAT in March."
Robertson's football ability is certainly not in question. He racked up more than seven sacks as a junior and more than 60 tackles. That earned him second-team all-district honors at Lamar.
He's also got talent running in the family. His first cousin is former Texas Longhorn linebacker Derrick Johnson. He's also related to Oklahoma junior defensive end John Williams.
Neither Johnson nor Williams have given him any advice about recruiting. He also doesn't have any favorites yet.
"No, I'm pretty open to everyone," Robertson said. "I've been just getting a ton of mail."
There aren't any definite plans for future visits. Regardless, things should pick up soon with Robertson's on-the-field play.
"I pull my team around me," Robertson said. "My team seems my energy. I'm a pass rusher and you could classify me there. I can also play the run though too."