Baylor Lands 2005 Guard

The Baylor Bears struck in the Class of 2005. This time, Scott Drew and Co. went after a guard and landed one out of Austin.

Curtis Jerrells, a 6-1 guard out of Austin (TX) Dell Valle, committed to Baylor over the weekend according to his ATX Boys AAU coach Roderick Burns.

As a junior, Jerrells averaged 19 points a game. Baylor came on his late last year and didn't let up until he committed. "They got some film, checked him out and they liked what they saw," Burns said. "He's been a well-kept secret. The players know who he is but he hasn't gotten a lot of attention from the scouts."

Texas Christian came down to check him out and some other schools called but for the most part, Jerrells successfully flew under the radar.

"He's a combo guard in my opinion but everybody seems to be projecting him as a point. He runs the point for his high school team because he's the ball handler they have but he runs the two for us.

"They're expecting him to be they're starting point guard when he gets there. That's what they told him and myself. He's a well-kept secret and I've seen most of the kids in the 2005 class [in Texas]."

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