Top Recruiting Sleeper in Texas: Jason Fox

It's amazing but the major internet recruiting sites don't seem to know about North Crowley High School's Jason Fox. But you can be assured that college coaches know about him. The 6-7, 260-pounder from the Fort Worth suburb was a tight end and defensive end as a junior, but now figures to be one of the top offensive line prospects in the Lone Star State.

Physically he is very gifted at 6-7, 260 pounds and he runs a 4.8 in the 40-yard dash. He is still developing the strength to match his size as he has a bench press max of 295 pounds and a squat max of 425 pounds.

Fox saw recruiting attention really pick up this spring as college coaches made their way through North Crowley and they eyeballed him at his new position offensive tackle. Fox will go both ways and still see plenty of duty at defensive end as a senior in high school. Oklahoma State assistant Curtis Luper offered a scholarship first and since then Miami, Texas A&M, Arizona, Arkansas, Purdue and Texas Tech, among others, have followed suit.

Fox said his only plans for a camp this summer is the one day camp Oklahoma State will hold in the D-FW Metroplex next Thursday. He has visited Oklahoma State's campus twice and this weekend is going to check out Texas A&M.

"I'm looking for a good coaching staff, a football program that is heading in the right direction, and solid academics," said Fox when asked about what he wants in a college. "It has to feel right, and that is what will really cause me to make my decision."

Fox said Oklahoma State is a solid leader for now, and he won't take a long time to make a decision. He wants to have a decision by the end of the summer and have a commitment made before he starts his senior season at North Crowley.

How this guy was overlooked by the recruiting gurus is amazing but the folks that really know their recruiting -- the coaches -- didn't miss Fox at all. To them he is a stand out.

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