Lewis Focusing on Recruiting

Wide receiver Detron Lewis has played his last football game at the high school level. Now the two star athlete turns his attention to recruiting and his future.

Now the 6-0, 185-pound senior from College Station (Tx.) A&M Consolidated is turning his attention to recruiting and his final season of basketball.

"Our team lost in the first round of the playoffs and that was tough," said Lewis. "I've just started playing basketball now because of the football schedule. I'll be starting at shooting guard. Hopefully we can have a good season, and I want to have a good year because it will be my last. My future is in football though, so I'm going to have to focus a lot on recruiting."

Lewis will have a lot of schools to choose from. Every school he is still considering has offered.

"I'm still looking at Oklahoma State, Nebraska, Texas Tech, Arkansas, Kansas and K-State," he said. "The only official I've taken was to UTEP and that was probably a couple of months ago. I don't have anything else set up yet, and I'm not sure how many visits I'll take. A lot of it will depend on how much free time I have during basketball season."

While K-State is still in the mix, the Wildcats will have to make a strong push to land Lewis.

"Of the schools I'm still looking at I would say my favorites are OSU, Nebraska, Texas Tech and Arkansas. I'm still definitely interested in the Kansas schools, but they're a little bit behind the others right now.

"I want to go to a school that I think will win a lot and pass the ball. They're all recruiting me as a receiver obviously, so I'd like to make a big impact. Playing time is something I'll consider, but it probably won't be the most important thing."

This season Lewis caught 40 passes for more than 700 yards, adding explosiveness and big play ability to A&M Consolidated's offense. He feels like he improved a lot as a senior.

"I think I made some big strides as a player this year. It hasn't just been in one or two specific areas, but I'm a stronger and faster player. I think I'm a lot better prepared physically to play in college now than I was a year ago."

Lewis does not have a timetable for making his decision and said he is in no hurry to make an announcement or narrow his list.


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