You can find Nathan Dick, starting quarterback for Allen High School in Allen, Texas, fishing, hunting, or shooting some hoops. You can find Nathan Dick doing all of those things when he is not tearing it up on the gridiron. The 6-4 200 pound quarterback recently received an offer to play quarterback at Baylor University. He currently holds offers from Rice and SMU.
"Right now I am only going to look at the schools that have offered me. Today, I went down to Rice actually and visited the campus. I liked it a lot. This summer, I am going to try to get down to Baylor and compare. I like Rice a lot."
As a junior Dick rushed for 439 yards and eight touchdowns. He completed over 100 passes for 1,400 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also hopes to make a decision on where he will attend college before his senior season starts.
"Mainly, I am looking at the coaches and how they interact with the players and how outgoing they are and things like that. I am also looking at the atmosphere of the place. The facilities matter, but they don't matter to me as much as whether the coaches are good coaches."
"I just want to be able to go to a place that would be a good place for me to go academically."
The Baylor coaching staff has made a good impression on Nathan Dick as he now is considering Baylor.
"I like Coach Hays and Coach Phillips a lot. We talk a lot, and they are just really nice. I am interested in the offense. They will be running the same offense that we run in high school so I'd be really familiar with it."
"I think my biggest asset is the ability to read defenses and also my accuracy. I consider myself a pro-style quarterback."
Nathan Dick went to the Scout.com combine in San Antonio and enjoyed himself and also left an impression with the scouts.
"I liked it a lot, and was asked to come back to the combine in Waco with all the best quarterbacks, but I didn't have a chance to because I had something going on that weekend."
So when it comes time to a decision, what will be the one thing Nathan Dick will consider?
"It's probably going to be where I feel most comfortable and the academics side of it too. Where I will be if I don't make it to the NFL and things like that. To go to a place that has good academics, and get a Master's degree from there and be set for life."
With a good head on his shoulders, and the athletic ability to get the job done under center, Nathan Dick will definitely be a success story wherever it is he chooses to to go to school.
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