Ron Brooks, who is ranked the No.7 Receiver in the land, has LSU penciled in as one of the schools he plans on taking an official visit to this season but his immediate focus is on a new contender, Texas A&M, who he will be visiting this weekend, unofficially.
"This will be my first game in the stadium," he said. "I went there for summer camp and ended up staying for a while with a friend I had met in church. He took me around campus and told me all about what it was like there."
Who else is in the mix for Mr. Brooks (6-0, 175, 4.5)?
other teams are LSU,
said he talked to coach Monken last week before the
"I watched it and it was a pretty close game until the end there," said Brooks. "JaMarcus Russell started to throw those interceptions and it looked like the team just ran out of gas."
Even though the two schools are competing for Brooks, he said the outcome of the game had no effect on his opinion of either school.
"That's just one game," he said. "You don't get ranked and get where you are based on just one game. One game isn't going to affect my decision."
After watching both offenses perform, Brooks said he thinks he would be a good fit in either one.
"I don't know really which one better suits me," he said. "They both do some of the same things. When the run game wasn't working for them, they went to the air and started throwing."
After catching 43 passes for 778 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior, Brooks is playing quarterback this season and although most of his damage has been done on the ground he said that this has personally been one of his better seasons.
"I am averaging about 150 yards a game," said Brooks. "I usually score about two touchdowns a game."
Note** Brooks said he currently has all As and Bs, but that he hopes to have straight As by the end of the semester. Although he already passed his ACT with an 18, he said he is taking the SAT in November.
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