Texas TE taking one more visit

Lewisville, Texas tight end Tremayne Standberry (6-4, 240, 4.8) has scheduled a Pac-10 trip to top off his recruiting visits and then a decision on which college he will attend could come not too long afterward.

TheInsiders.com rates Standberry No. 19 nationally at his position and considers him one of the top blocking tight ends in the country. He already visited his two leaders, Oklahoma State and LSU, but he will take an official visit to Arizona State just to be on the safe side.


"I just wanted to go see somewhere else," Standberry told Tiger Rag. "I wanted to make sure. I don't want to have any ifs, ands or buts about it when I make my decision."


Oklahoma State coaches made an in-home visit to him on Thursday night to do a follow-up on his visit last weekend. He knows he would have a chance to play early for the Cowboys and that is their greatest appeal.


"It went real good," Standberry said of his trip to Stillwater, Okla. "They showed me a good time. A real good time."


The only other trip he had to measure it up to was his visit to Baton Rouge when the Tigers defeated Ole Miss.


"I loved LSU," he said. "I loved the coaching staff, the team, the support staff and the facilities. I loved everything with LSU. I got to do the Tiger Walk with the team and everything. I was ready to suit up."


The aura of a night game in Tiger Stadium has impacted many first-time visitors at LSU and Standberry is among them.


"It was awesome," he said with a laugh. "It was awesome. I loved it. Exciting. I think I could play there."


LSU linebackers coach Kirk Doll was at Lewisville High School school on Thursday and Tigers' offensive line coach George Yarno has an in-home visit scheduled with him for Monday to try and solidify the LSU program's standing.


Standberry insists that he does not have a favorite at this time and that a decision could come anytime after his final visit.


"I don't want to put a timetable on it but it could be in the next week or it could be in the next two to three weeks," he said. "But this is my last visit I have set up and I don't plan on taking any more."


It looks like LSU gets an early showdown with the Big 12 before the Tigers and Texas square off in the Cotton Bowl. Or does the Pac-10 crash the party?


Sonny's View: Everything from my interview with Standberry is in this story, so you be the judge of where he stands. He sounded a lot more jovial when talking about his trip to LSU and just went right into it without any probing. I think LSU has a good shot at picking up a commitment from him before the New Year.

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