Texas RB R.J. Buckner Commits to Minnesota

R. J. Buckner, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound running back/safety from Watauga (TX) Harvest Christian Academy, has committed to Minnesota, according to sources close to his recruitment. Buckner attended the Gopher football camp this summer and recently received a scholarship offer.

R.J. Buckner had received offers from Indiana, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, Minnesota and Tennessee. Buckner, an excellent student, picked the Gophers over Harvard and Duke

Buckner finished 2-6 last season as the Saints were 1-3 in TAPPS Division 4 District 1 play. They open the season August 26 versus Irving The Highlands.

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