Hobbs Planning Summer Commitment

Cedar Hill (Texas) star Damion Hobbs is one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the country and has numerous BCS offers, including one from Minnesota.

"I'm hearing a bit from Minnesota, Arkansas State, Nebraska, Iowa State, and Missouri," Hobbs said.

Besides interest from some of the top schools Hobbs also has an impressive list of offers.

"Arkansas State, Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, Purdue, Wake Forest, Iowa State, and Mississippi State have offered," he said.

Hobbs is being recruited as a quarterback. He was unable to attend any spring games but plans on going on visits over the summer but has no specific plans yet.

"I do wanna go on visits but I don't know where I wanna go yet," he said.

Offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover has been Hobbs' recruiting contact for Minnesota and the Gophers believe Hobbs would be a good fit in their offense.

"We've talked about how well I'd fit in their offense and what I could do for the team," he explained. "We've talked about all the different things they do on offense."

Hobbs knows what he's looking for in a school.

"The depth chart will be a factor," he said. "Academics are obviously an important factor and the stuff around the town. It's important that it's a nice city because I'm going to be living there for four years. I plan on major in business marketing."

Not only does Hobbs have a good idea what he's looking for in a school he also knows what won't influence his decision.

"Distance will not be a factor in my decision," he said.

The 6-foot-3, 205-pounder considers himself a pass-first dual threat quarterback.

"I'm a dual threat quarterback," he said. "I can run or throw the ball. I prefer to throw the ball but I'll run if I need to. I'm more of a lead by example guy than a vocal leader but I'm not afraid to get vocal if I need to."

Hobbs plans on making a decision before he begins his senior year.

"I plan on making a decision sometime this summer. I do not have any leaders at this point."

Hobbs put up 997 yards through the air with eight passing touchdowns to just one interception. He added roughly 800 yards rushing and four more touchdowns on the ground.

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