Zorell Ezell Talks Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Zorrell Ezell plays football in the Houston area at Humble High School. As a junior, Ezell helped the Fighting Wildcats go from a 3-7 team to the Texas 4A Regional Semifinals to finish at 12-2. Ezell was named the Defense MVP in District 17. Currently, he holds nine Division 1 scholarship offers. We Get The Latest on where K-State sits with Ezell.

"The schools showing me the most interest right now are Miami, Missouri, Baylor, Kansas State, and Arizona State," said Zorrell Ezell.

"Three weeks ago I went to TCU's camp and felt like I did all right. I don't have any more camps planned, but hope to make some visits over the summer."

Other schools that have offered the 6-foot-1, 280-pound defensive tackle out of Harris County include Kansas, Arkansas, and West Virginia. He plays on a talented defensive line at Humble with Kyndahl Hill, also offered by Kansas State, and Texas commitment, Paul Boyette Jr.

Ezell put up big numbers in '10 with six sacks, three forced fumbles, and three fumble recoveries.

"I stripped the ball in the playoff game against Stratford," Ezell said. "We recovered and helped set up a score. I think this year I developed my hands, had quicker footwork."

Previously, Ezell attended a UA camp in Houston during the spring. While he's not going to anymore camps or combines he'll start making his way to interested colleges.

"The first visit I'm going on this summer is to Baylor in a couple of weeks," said Ezell. "I'd like to make it to Kansas State and Missouri this summer and make my official visits during the season. For most of the schools, I haven't really talked with the position coach, just the coach who recruits my area."

That couple work out well for K-State with Mo Latimore, the defensive line coach, being the Houston area recruiter. The school's position coach is definitely going to factor in Ezell's commitment decision.

"I want to go to a program with coaches who are going to bring out my full potential and make me into the best athlete I can be," Ezell stated. "I believe I've got the whole package. I'm physical, explosive, and fast, but I know I can be a lot better. I'm looking for the right coaches to help get me there."

As the summer keeps rolling by, Ezell is keeping busy in the weight room and running hills. He's hoping the Wildcats can improve from their big season a year ago and make even a longer playoff run.

"Win a state," said Ezell. "That's something I've always wanted to do. In individual terms, just make plays. I want to play fullback and gain 100 yards in a game. I'd also like to play a little tight end or outside linebacker to show my athleticism and agility."

Ezell has run track and played basketball for Humble, so there's no denying he can move well for a man his size. This is his third season as a starter on varsity football. He wears No. 44. His plan is not to commit until the middle to end of Humble's football season. Ezell goes by the nickname, "Red."

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