July 12, 2006

Ball to decide late…or will it be early?

Fayetteville, Ark., athlete Ben Ball got two offers in the spring and then recently picked up another opportunity. While still weighing his options, he has started considering when he will end the process. Will the three schools fighting it out for him find out something soon, or will he hold out until the end?


"I think I am going to wait for my senior year to be over with before I make a decision," he began. "But I could end up making a decision before summer ends and before football season starts. But right now I am leaning towards the end of the football season."


Mississippi State and Tulsa offered early in the process, but a new school jumped into the mix over the summer, while two others have increased the attention they are giving him.


A couple of weeks ago [Fayetteville quarterback] Dallas McCutcheon and I went up to Air Force and Air Force really doesn't give scholarships, because everybody that goes there of course is on scholarship," Ball commented. "But basically they said wanted us and they told Dallas he was their No. 1 quarterback recruit. It went really well.

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