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Recruiting coverage at Sooner Illustrated continues as we bring fans the latest in Oklahoma recruiting news. Today, we talked to top Texas running back Aaron Green from San Antonio Madison High School.

Whether talking about the 2009 football season or college football recruiting, San Antonio (TX) Madison running back Aaron Green has no complaints. A first-round loss in the playoffs sent his team home after earning that postseason spot, but for Green, it's all good.

"I felt good about the season. I really can't complain about anything," Green said. "This season was not like my sophomore year. We were better as a team and I played better that year too, but I still feel good about things went this year."

And now that the season is over, Green can look back over a few things as he said he wants to improve. This past season, the 5-foot-11, 180-pound Green had over 1,100 yards and 13 touchdowns. 

For Green, he wants that number to get better, especially since he went for over 2,000 yards as a sophomore. But it seems as though there are plenty more things that have occurred that are more on the good side.

The four-star back claims 17 offers from programs like Baylor, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, USC, Notre Dame, California, Alabama and Oklahoma State. He is also hearing from a host of others, some of which he went to see play this past season.

"I went to watch Texas play Kansas and I was at the Big 12 Championship game," Green said. "That game was tight. I think that they (Texas) will offer me at the junior day."

Speaking of junior days, Green will likely be invited to plenty all across the country. For the moment, the only one that is solidified is the trip to Baylor. There are many more he plans to go to, but has not made a schedule out as of yet.

"I'm still checking a lot of things out with these schools. I will start narrowing things down in this spring," Green said. "I don't think that anyone has had their junior days yet, but I will plan to got to several of them."

One of the programs that will likely extend an invite to Green is the Sooner program. For Oklahoma, Green said that assistant coach Cale Gundy is the man who has been in touch with him the most of the process.

But Green admits that it is time to get back in contact.

"It has been a while since I talked to coach Gundy, or any coaches from other schools," Green said. "I remember talking to him and he seems like a cool guy. I know that I haven't been keeping in touch with him, but I will start calling again because I have interest in Oklahoma."

Green said that Oklahoma was one of his early offers. And now with plenty more time on his hands, he looks to get to work, on his own game and with the recruiting process.

"In the next couple of weeks, I am going to start looking hard at these schools," Green said. "I want to start really looking around so that I can narrow things down. That will happen this spring."

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