Texas school has 2007 trio of talent
Considering the talent that comes out of the tradition-rich Texas school of Corsicana, don't expect 2007 to be much different than previous classes.
This past year it was four-star offensive tackle Cory Brandon who had a slew of offers before signing with Oklahoma. Running back Jay Finley jumped on with Baylor. The 2005 class included three-star offensive lineman Louis Vasquez who signed with Texas Tech.
When colleges found out about the next big prospect, 2007 inside linebacker Chris Sanders, the interest instantly went through the roof.
"Chris is just always around the ball," Corsicana coach Dave Henigan said. "He makes a lot of tackles and he's physical. When it's all said and done, he'll be a three-year starter for us. On the next level, he's a true inside guy."
Sanders was all-district and defensive newcomer of the year as a sophomore. He was all-district again as a junior and honorable mention all-state.
Henigan says that most of the big schools have already been by as they usually are just after Signing Day.
"Texas and Oklahoma have been in here for film along with Texas A&M," Henigan said about the pursuing schools. "Only the elite ones come out this quickly with the last class just getting done here."
"I know he likes Texas but I don't know what their interest is in him yet. We're going to sit down and talk more about it. I think he wants to play in the Big 12 and stay in Texas."
That's not all that Henigan has under his tutelage at Coriscana. Offensive guard Courtney Green is a 6-foot-5, 302-pound Division I bound prospect as well according to his coach.
"He's a Big 12 caliber player," Henigan said about Green. "He's going to get at least four or five offers early on. I've already had a couple of schools from around the Big 12 say that they were going to offer. He's got great feet for his size and he's just a good football player."
Wide receiver Greg Stewart is another prospect to keep an eye on.
"He's a 5-foot-10, 165-pound receiver and a sub-4.4 second guy with speed," Henigan said. "He's an extremely fast kid that's a big time playmaker. Stewart is another guy that when you watch, you know he's a good football player."
All three players are drawing early looks, but Henigan says that no offers have been made yet. For any of them, it doesn't look that far off in the future.