August 9, 2006

Joiner likes five

There are often two types of defensive ends that are recruited. You typically have your bigger, stronger end who is tough against the run and then you have guys like Killeen Shoemaker's Brandon Joiner. Joiner lists at 6-foot-3, 230-pounds, but it is his speed that sets him apart as a pass rushing specialist.

He has amassed nearly 20 offers thus far. The bevy of attention has slowed of late with most teams focusing on preparing for their own coming season.

Joiner's top five includes Arizona State, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M and Texas Tech.

Though all five teams will have a shot at hosting the Texas Top 100 player, two schools might benefit sooner rather than later.

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