RECRUITING: Texas' best-kept secret?

Katy, Texas athlete Quieto Teasley is starting to draw interest from the Sooners.


Queito may be one of the best kept secrets in Texas, but by the end of the season a number of college coaches are going to know all about him.

Teasley will be a three-year starter at running back and also started in the secondary last year. However, he likes playing running back the best. As a sophomore Teasley rushed for 930 yards and 10 touchdowns and then last year he went over 1,000 yards and scored 15 touchdowns.

"Running back is more challenging for me," said Teasely. "You have to visualize your moves and you have to know what you are doing to beat the defense. There is more to it than to just to out there and hit somebody in defense. I think I can be both a speed back and a power back, and I think that plays into my advantage. On defense, I am a corner and free safety and I feel I can cover just about any receiver."

Teasley can bench 275 pounds and he has a 35-inch vertical jump. This spring Teasley went to the Nike combine at LSU and he plans to attend the OU and Texas A&M summer camp.

Teasley has been offered by Kansas, Pittsburgh, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Texas Tech and Tulsa.

"I also have heard from Oklahoma and they have a great interest in me," said Teasley. "I don't really know what to think about Oklahoma, because they want me to play DB. don't know if I want to play DB in college, so I am unsure about OU right now. I do like them a great and I am considering what they are saying to me. I really like Texas, but I haven't heard from them. They told my coach that they are waiting until after track season to contact me."

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