May 25, 2007

Could Tech strike gold in Corsicana, again?

Texas Tech hit gold a few years ago in Corsicana, TX when they received a National Letter of Intent from Corsicana product Louis Vasquez. At the time, Vasquez was one of the most talented prospects to ink with the Red Raiders, and he has done nothing but exceed expectations since. The massive offensive lineman started as a true sophomore and looks to be All-Big 12 material as a junior.

Though Tech is trying to improve their recruiting in most areas, Corsicana is one place where the Red Raiders wouldn't mind seeing history repeat itself. This time around, the prospect in Tech's crosshairs is receiver Omarius Hines. Hines, who most people feel will be a four-star prospect, has said from the get-go that he liked Texas Tech, but recently has been reluctant to name favorites. With Hines not wanting to make a decision until after his season, it appears he is simply enjoying the process.

The 6-foot-1, 180-pound receiver, who holds offers from schools such as Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, and others, says he is not sure what he will do over the summer.

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