Considered a firm commit?

There isn't a textbook definition of what a firm commitment might mean, but one would guess that it wasn't a commitment that was going to look around. And by looking around, taking official visits to schools other than the one that you are committed to. Joseph Reese ended the process very early, but is planning on taking all five of his trips.

One of the most sought after players in the state of Texas was Joseph Reese. The running back from Pflugerville (Texas) Hendrickson ended the process early with a commitment to Texas A&M.

"I didn't want to take anymore phone calls," Reese said. "Coach Fran talked to my dad. He told my dad that they wouldn't be taking any other running backs this year (if I committed)."

It's sometimes a good idea to get the commitment out of the way. You get the chance that you want at the school that you want. However, Reese is not done with the process despite the commitment.

On the phone with Big Red Report, Reese said that he has become interested in Texas A&M's possible recruitment of another running back. Despite that interest from Texas A&M, he was going to take all of his official visits no matter what."

"Yeah, I am going to take all of my visits. I want to take visits to USC, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas A&M."

Reese hasn't been counting offers, because that was never a goal to see how many offers he could get, but he couldn't count them all off of the top of his head.

"There's Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Nebraska, Arizona, LSU, Texas, Clemson, Texas A&M and some others," Reese said.

When one looks at Reese they see a big back with the type of breakaway speed you want at that position. At 6-foot-2 and 185 pounds he has 4.4 speed.

"Everyone is recruiting me to play running back. My vision is my biggest strength. I only played in five games last year because I dislocated my shoulder and I didn't get any honors."

Reese will stay busy this summer taking part in seven on seven passing league. He will also have AAU basketball to take up remaining time between passing league, work and working out to get ready for this fall."


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