Warren Talks Recruiting Down The Stretch

"Most of the time when I get these calls I'm busy doing something, but I have time, don't worry about it," said a very polite Chris Warren over the phone. The premier running back prospect from Rockwall, Texas surely gets a lot of these type calls.

Warren is the dominant downhill style power runner that helped power the Rockwall Yellow Jackets deep into the playoffs and earned an invitation where he played last Saturday in San Antonio in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Game. After an impressive week of practice, Warren and the rest of the running backs in the game had limited success as there were only a total of 137 rushing yards by both teams combined in the game. Warren did chip in a tackle and also had a pass reception.

"I did pretty good," he said of the game at the Alamo Dome. "I know I could have done better."

This season the 6-2, 220-pound Warren ran up and down the field for Rockwall with 250 carries for 2,320 yards and 34 touchdowns. He averaged 9.3 yards per carry with his powerful style but also potential breakaway speed.

So where is he with his recruiting? He has over 25 offers including the likes of Alabama, Ohio State, and Oregon.

"I've already visited Texas (Dec. 12) and I've got a visit to Oklahoma State on Jan. 16, then I go to Texas Tech on Jan. 23, and visit Washington on Jan. 30," Warren said of his remaining itinerary. "I'm looking at relationships (with coaches and players). I want to see who I will be playing with when I get to a school and how I mesh with them. I want to see the towns too."

Warren has what he is looking for in his schools and it is down to those four. Interestingly enough, two of those schools, Oklahoma State and Washington, just played each other in the Cactus Bowl in Arizona with OSU winning 30-22.

"I saw the whole game," Warren answered when asked about it. "It was a fun game to watch."

Warren said he is not involved in any athletics right now other than working out. Oddly enough, that is where we found his teammate in versatile athlete Xavier Castille when we tried to talk with him. He said he would get back to us.

Meanwhile, Warren said he would get back to competing this spring when he runs track for Rockwall. Before those meets start he will have announced where he is going to college and that announcement could come on signing day.


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