TX star favors two; visit on tap

Jacques Caldwell, an explosive athlete from Dallas/Fort Worth, has two teams at the top of his list. With a visit to Louisville scheduled next week, the 5-foot-8, 170-pound speedster could be looking to make an early decision. Scout.com has the latest.

Jacques Caldwell, who said he measured in at 5-foot-8, 170 pounds (not to mention clocked a forty time in the 4.4-range) at a Nike camp, currently boasts four official scholarship offers courtesy from Louisville, Kansas State, SMU and North Texas.

"I'd say my top two teams right now are Louisville and Kansas State," Caldwell told Scout.com.

"Coach Tony Alford is recruiting me for Louisville and Coach Greg Burns is recruiting me for K-State."

While the Cardinals are recruiting the Dallas/Fort Worth Area stallion as a slot receiver/return specialist the Wildcats like Caldwell as a cornerback/return specialist.

Thoughts on his Top Two?

On Louisville: "I am going to visit them next week. I don't know much about them (in terms of seeing what they have to offer up close and personal, campus-wise, facilities/environment/academic-wise...) but I'm going to find out a lot more next week. But I have built a very solid relationship with the (Cardinal) coach (Tony Alford) recruiting me. I've known him since he (successfully) recruited one of my (2006 class) teammates (Devin McDowell to Iowa State."

On Kansas State: "They're in the Big 12 and one of the rising teams in the North under a new coaching staff. And they're recruiting me as a DB. And they've been putting out a lot of DBs to the League. Hopefully, if I go there, I can become another good DB coming out of K-State."

Summer Camp Agenda: "I went to the North Texas camp July 18, I'm going to SMU this Saturday (July 21) and Louisville next Wednesday (July 25). I might try to hit K-State on the way back from checking out Louisville"

Commitment Time Frame: "I'd like to commit before the season starts in order to have my mind set on playing football instead of what college I'm going to go to."

JR Season Stats (@ RB): "734 yards rushing, 10 TDs, 400 yards receiving, 5 TDs." JR Season Stats (@ FS): "36 tackles, 2 INTs, 20 PBUs, 2 FF."

JR Season Stats (@ KR/PR): "I averaged at least 10-15 yards per punt return and 20-25 on kick returns. But they didn't kick it to me very often."

Track-And-Field Exploits: "21.08 in the 200 meters, 10.55 in the 100 meters, and I run on the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relays. Caldwell was named the Dallas/Fort Worth Athlete of the Year.

Weight Room Numbers: "235 Bench, 245 Incline, 300 Squat, 255 Power Clean."

Academics: "3.68 GPA and 1360 on the SAT (930 math/reading)."

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