Kohlhausen back to the drawing board

Recruiting coverage at SoonersIllustrated kept rolling from the Texas state 7-on7 tournament. While there, we caught up with Houston Lamar quarterback Bram Kohlhausen.

One of the top programs in the Houston ISD is the Lamar program that has a large number of district championships over the years. Because of the clout and success the Redskin program has had for many decades, there has not been a shortage of stellar athletes come through the doors.

For the 2011 class, quarterback Bram Kohlhausen is a name you will want to remember.

Last season as a sophomore, Kohlhausen and led the team to an 8-2 overall record, helping Lamar advance to the second round of the playoffs.

Now it's back to work.

"This summer, I am looking to work on everything. I will be working on the field, I need to get into the classroom as well," Kohlhausen said. "One of the things I want to work on is my reads. I will study more film and work slow down the game speed, so I will be able read the defense as a natural quarterback and not rely so much on talent."

But so far talent has taken the 6-foot-2, 180-pound Kohlhausen in the right direction. And to go along with that, he possesses the skills to be able to manage the team as well.

"At the start of two-a-days, I found out I was going to be the starter and we started winning a lot of games," Kohlhausen said. "I had to take over the leadership role last year, being the sophomore quarterback. This year everybody understands that I am one of the leaders with some of the senior guys. We want to make sure everybody is straight and playing hard."

For the first-year quarterback, Kohlhausen threw for 976 yards, 12 touchdowns to only three interceptions. And while those numbers keep him as the Redskin starter, it also brought about some national attention.

Kohlhausen stated that there are schools across the country keeping some sort of contact with him.

"I have been hearing from Texas A&M and Texas and a bunch of SEC schools," Kohlhausen said. "Vanderbilt, LSU, Georgia, and even Florida have sent me a few letters, but Northwestern is keeping in touch a lot. They want to get me up there July 30 for a camp.

"That is going to be my next stop, to Northwestern to camp."

Of course, there is one school that Kohlhausen has not heard from, but looks forward to the day they do.

"Oklahoma is a school I am very interested in," Kohlhausen said. "I look forward to hearing from them."

He stated that he has checked out the Big 12 powerhouse program for some time and the Sooners have caught his attention. 

"I really like the way they run their offense and I know that they are a prestigious program," Kohlhausen said. "They have also had a lot of success in the Big 12."

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