Recruiting: Will All-American WR visit OU

The latest on U.S. Army All-American and Irving, Texas receiver Ron Brooks.

Ron Brooks, WR, 6-0, 170, IRVING (MACARTHUR HS), TEXAS:

JH: How is your season going?

RB: "I am doing better at quarterback than I did at receiver, simply because the ball goes through my hands every time. I love playing quarterback this year and I am having a good time with it. We are only 4-5 on the year and we are going to miss the playoffs for the first time in four years. Other than that, everything is going fine. I got chosen to play in the Army All-American game and I am excited about that. I guess that will take the place of the playoffs for me."

JH: What are your stats this year?

RB: "I think I have 17 TDs and I have about 997 yards rushing. We have one more game to go, so I should get 1,000 this Friday. I also have 10 touchdown passes. I am playing cornerback a little bit as well. I also have a couple of catches.

JH: What are your thoughts on being selected to the Army All-American game?

RB: "I am very honored. I am honored to even be considered because they are only invited the top players in the nation. They came up to my school and we filmed the ceremony in our fieldhouse. I am going to play receiver in that game. That is where I am ranked at in recruiting and that is where I am going to play."

JH: Are you working at receiver at all?

RB: "I have been practicing. I hope to return punts and kicks as well."

JH: Have you set up any visits yet?

RB: "I will be taking my first visit this weekend to Arkansas with Bret Harris (S). That is the only visit that I have scheduled. I am fired up about the visit. I like the fact that they are recruiting both of us and it is a possibility that we could go to school there.

JH: What other visits are you planning to go on?

RB: "I hope to set up visits to LSU and Florida. I have talked to coach (Brent) Venables at Oklahoma and I hope to go up there in December. I went down there last year in May and I got to meet a couple of players and coach Venables showed me around the campus. I didn't get a chance to meet anybody else because they were on break."

JH: What are your thoughts on Oklahoma at this time?

RB: Oklahoma is known for running the ball and I am a receiver, so that concerns me a little bit. I don't think Oklahoma throws the ball that much."

JH: Do you have a favorite at this time?

RB: "I haven't taken any visits, so I want to take my visits before I say I have favorites."

JH: What are going to be the key points that you look for in recruiting?

RB: "How I feel about my position coach and the coaching staff in general. Then how deep is the depth at my position. Then I want to feel good about the academic program, because I do want a degree. I am not sure what in yet, but I know I want a good support group and a coaching staff that cares about academics."

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