Recruiting: OU offers Carthage, Texas athlete

Carthage, Texas athlete Jason Teague talks about his game and interest in Oklahoma.

Jason Teague, ATH, 6'2, 190, 4.5, CARTHAGE, TEXAS:

Jason Teague
is one of those skill guys in Texas that continues to draw attention the more he plays his senior year. Teague got lost in the recruiting shuffle early because he plays on both sides of the ball, but when you watch him you are not sure which side he will play on in college.

"I am being recruited as both a wide receiver and a defensive back," said Teague. "I play both in high school and I don't care which side of the ball I play on."

You can catch Teague in the Texas High School Football Playoffs as Carthage qualified with a 6-4 record with Teague playing safety on defense and wide receiver on offense. Many college coaches are recruiting him as a corner as well.

"I like playing both corner and safety. I don't know which one I am better at, I just want to get on the field and play so it doesn't matter to me."

Teague has been on the recruiting map for sometime, but lately he has started to receive more and more attention from some of the top programs in the country.

"I have been offered by eight schools," said Teague. "I have been offered by Houston, Oklahoma, TCU, Baylor, UTEP and SMU. Oklahoma just offered me recently, and so did Arkansas and Tennessee. I haven't taken any visits or set any up for that matter. I also haven't had time to go to any games on Saturday, so I am very wide open."

Teague has made it a point to enjoy his high school season and that has put recruiting on the back-burner for a while.

"I am not focusing on any school and I don't have a leader," said Teague. "I am just worried about my high school season, and I will start to focus on recruiting when our season is over. All the schools are pretty even."

What does he think of Oklahoma?

"They are OK. They need some help in a couple of areas where I play," said Teague. "I am interested in them and I will probably take a visit there. I know they need some help in the secondary and that does interest me."


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