When he is not riding around or working on his truck, Jeremy Sanders is on the football field. Sanders finished his senior season passing for 2039 yards and 25 touchdowns with only one interception. Sanders also rushed the ball for 800 yards and 15 touchdowns.
"The season went pretty good, it wasn't long enough. We got put out in the 2nd round," Sanders said after being asked how he felt his senior season went.
"We have good wide receivers, good line, our offense really stepped up. We were known mainly for defense last year."
As for his favorite play: "I'd say counter shotgun, one back, read the ends, either keep it or hand it off. Another is empty set backfield or two backs, I drop back and am just one on one with the linebacker."
Reporting offers from Texas Tech, Oklahoma State, Missouri, SMU, and Houston, Sanders chose Baylor.
"I think the offense they run is not that different than what we run. I can pass or run the ball."
When asked to compare himself to another quarterback, Sanders chose one that many football fans in the nation would recognize.
"Vince Young. I think I'll be better than Vince Young."
Standing 6'3" and weighing in at 200 pounds, Sanders was clocked at a blazing 4.34 at the Nike Camp. Sanders is looking to play quarterback at Baylor.
Denario Alexander, Sanders' teammate at Marlin had over 45 catches and over 750 yards receiving. Alexander explains that his most memorable play of the year is a "big catch in the endzone against China Spring."
Alexander reports offers from Missouri, SMU, Houston, Baylor, and several others. So where is he going?
"It's a hard decision. I am committed to Missouri, they were my first offer. I will make a decision later on tonight."
Alexander calls himself a "YAC" guy, which stands for 'yards after catch'. He towers at 6'4" and sports 4.49 forty time, and added muscle to his frame putting him right around 190.
So who does he compare his style of play to?
"T.O. Yeah, Terrell Owens."
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