Quarterback Jeremy Sanders (6-2, 195, 4.7) from Marlin, Texas, 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 for a 9-2 squad. He will be suiting up for the green and gold in the near future.
Sanders ranked as the country's number 26 safety by Scout.com, but perhaps the experts failed to see just how valuable he was under center.
"I'm a dual threat quarterback. I can pass and run the ball well. I feel like I can do it all. I want to work on reading the defense and improve my speed and arm strength."
At Marlin High School, Sanders started at quarterback beginning his sophomore season earning first-team 2005 Waco Tribune-Herald Super Centex honors. Sanders was named 2005 District 18-3A offensive Most Valuable Player.
Described by his high school coach as a "once in a lifetime-type player", Coach Malone, head coach at Marlin High School feels that Jeremy Sanders has the ability to play on Sundays after his college career.
A big reason Jeremy Sanders chose Baylor was because of the similarities of Sanders' high school offense and Baylor's new offense. With his ability to run or throw, Sanders has Baylor coaches intrigued on just what Sanders can accomplish.
With Texas Tech, Missouri, and Oklahoma State (among others) offering, Baylor was able to land a great athlet in Jeremy Sanders. Look for him to be a great asset to this Baylor Bear football team.
In Depth: Jeremy Sanders
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