"Yea, I am ready to make my choice. I am not sure when it will happen but I am going to make it live this Saturday during the game."
In an All-Star game, there are no free plays and DJ lined up at WR throughout the morning, taking passes from two of the best quarterbacks in the county in Texas commit Ryan Perrilloux and USC commit Mark Sanchez.
But what everyone really wants to know is: Are the Cats still in the hunt for his signature?
"Yes, Kansas State is there. I think I could fit into the offense well there. Their Coaches are great and I could go there and play and provide them with a deep threat. I talk with Coach Peterson a lot and he tells me that I can come in and learn the system and have a shot to play," said Hord.
Hord who is listed at 6-foot-one and 190 pounds is every bit as tall and big. The Kansas City Rockhurst prep used his height on several occasions in the gusty wind to out muscle the West DB's off the ball.
Used on the onsides kick team (hands team), Hord made one play early on where he illustrated the skill set that has made him one of the top prospects in the nation. Using a double move on Kevin Thomas, Sanchez hit a streaking Hord as the safety cheated over and using his body to elevate and shield the ball as he took in mid-air.
As I sat chatting with DJ after the practice, we talked a bit about the type of offense the Cats employ and if he felt he could see playing time early. Hord was very forthcoming in that he feels he will be able to step in and make an impact early on wherever he chooses.
As for the suspense, Hord had this to say to the Wildcat Fans:
"Just tell them to tune in and watch …wait and see what happens, but K-State is in it- you never know," said Hord with a big grin.
We will be following this situation closely and bring you developments as they happen. We will also have some photos to share of DJ in action so check back early and often.
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