Oklahoma State was one of the first to offer Carthage, Texas running back Keaontay Ingram and since then his recruiting has blown up. It is kind of ironic how that seems to be happening. The Cowboys were the first to offer Fort Worth Eastern Hills linebacker Byron Hobbs and, just recently, the first to offer Bixby, Okla., offensive tackle Bryce Bray. Hobbs recruiting blew up and he has close to 30 offers, while Bray stood out in a big way on Sunday at Nike's The Opening Regional at the Dallas Cowboys headquarters, Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. Watch the offers increase now for Bray.
Ingram now has offers from Oklahoma State and Arkansas, Baylor, Colorado, Iowa State, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State, OU, Mississippi, Oregon, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, and UCLA. The 5-11, 190 pound Ingram is in demand. He has shown through his junior season how talented he is leading Carthage to the State Championship and a 10 game win streak to finish the season. He had 320 carries for 2,225-yards with 31 touchdowns and also caught 46 passes for 425-yards and two touchdowns.
Oklahoma State offered early, so is Oklahoma State still on his list?
"Yes sir," replied Ingram. "This has been pretty incredible, but it is a blessing. I'm just going to go where it leads me, where the Lord leads me."
Ingram has proven he is an all-around back as he can really catch the ball too. He is also good on pass protection, better than many high school backs. There is no doubt he has a lot on his plate. At The Opening, reporters that cover Texas, Arkansas, and Baylor were in line after Go Pokes to talk to him. When the evaluation period opens up after spring football ends, there is no doubt that Carthage, Texas will be on an early list of places to go for the Cowboys' new running backs coach John Wozniak.