Baylor Aggressive With 2010 Recruits

The Baylor Bears are working aggressively within the borders of the state of Texas. Scott Drew's crew has scored its 2nd 2010 commitment in three days.

Scott Drew's Baylor Bears are ahead of the game … way ahead of the game.

On Tuesday night, the Bears landed their second commitment from a member of the Class of 2010 in three days. Over the weekend, Drew went for a guard and landed Jamison Sterns out of Waxahachie High.

His second commitment is from a prospect 10 inches taller. Perry Jones, a 6-foot-9 big man out of Dallas (Tex.) Woodrow Wilson enlisted with the Bears after participating in an event on BU's campus.

"His mom and all of them were on a campus on a tournament," Dallas Seawolves coach Lawrence "Low" Johns told "She fell in love with the facilities and he made a comment that he wouldn't mind playing there.

"You know how kids are. I told him to make sure because it's a decision you are going to deal with for a long time. When we left he kept talking about it a long time. He said he made up his mind that it was what he wanted to do."

The Bears are ahead of the game on this one. Though programs like Texas, Memphis and Florida expressed interest, Baylor acted before anyone else and moved swiftly upon learning of Jones' interest in the program. Frankly, not many have seen Jones play largely in part due to his lack of participation during the high school year, most of which he spent being injured.

"He was hurt at Woodrow Wilson," Johns said. "He hurt his leg and his knee was bothering him. What they found out was he was growing. It ached him so bad he couldn't run. He played only a half a season with them."

Now, the versatile big fella is running with the Seawolves where he finds himself playing multiple positions. Johns said he's a terrific passer who plays down low with his age group but has a game which lends itself to becoming a multi-positional player.

One thing is certain: Baylor is positioning itself with the Class of 2010 in the state of Texas very aggressively and owns a pair of commitments from members of the freshman class.

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