Recruiting: Aaron Green Checks Out Two

Easily one of the top running back prospects in the nation is San Antonio (Madison), Texas standout Aaron Green. The 5-11, 181-pound Green runs a 4.4, can bench press 340 pounds, can squat 450 pounds, and has a 37-inch vertical.

He made a huge splash as a sophomore when he rushed for an incredible 2,024-yards (8.4 ypc) and 27 touchdowns. He also caught 16 passes for 215 yards and two touchdowns. Last season he finished with 1,133 yards rushing with 11 touchdowns and he made 10 receptions for 151 yards and three touchdowns.

This weekend Green was busy as he made his way north to Lincoln, Neb., for the Huskers' Red-White game and then on the way home stopped in Stillwater to check out the Oklahoma State campus. Green wasn't alone as he was joined by defensive tackle Quincy Russell from San Antonio (Houston), Texas.

Green found both stops exciting.

"Nebraska, it was cool," said Green. "They had a whole lot of people at the game. It was nearly sold out (77,690). I was impressed with their fans and the way they came to support their team."

The next day Green and Russell stopped with their traveling party in Stillwater at Oklahoma State.

"It was nice," said Green. "I really liked the facilities, the coaches, and all the stuff they have there."

Green said his plan is to take his recruiting to the end of the recruiting season and not make a decision until after he takes his official visits.

"Everyone really," answered Green when asked who his top schools are. "Not sure," when asked how many official scholarship offers he is up to now.

We know he has offers from both the schools he checked out this weekend - Nebraska and Oklahoma State. Others on the offer list we know of include Alabama, Baylor, California, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Stanford, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, and USC.

Green told us he has qualified for regionals in track in both the 4x200 meter relay and the 110-meter hurdles. He will also be involved in spring football which begins at Madison the first week of May.

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