June 1, 2007

Houston nabs Saenz

Pearland cornerback Nick Saenz got the red-carpet treatment during a tour of the University of Houston.

By the end of the tour, Saenz committed to Cougar assistant coaches and will attend their camp on Monday to make it official with Coach Art Briles.

"I got to check out the education center and the facilities," he said. "I was really impressed and wanted to commit. It has everything I could ever need."

Saenz, who also had offers from Northwestern, Rice and Air Force, was a first-team, all-district selection as a junior and impressed at the Nike Camp in Houston in May.

"I didn't get to meet Coach Briles but I will on Monday," he said. "I'm looking forward to that."

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