Future home? Baggett visits SMU

Celina offensive lineman Josh Baggett's trip to the Hilltop on Thursday was so good, he's talking about committing if SMU offers. Come inside to get all the details.

For Celina offensive lineman Josh Baggett, the fall can't come soon enough. The 2012 prospects season was cut short due to his family moving from Rio Ranch HS in New Mexico last season. Due to UIL rules, he was not eligible to play towards the end of the season, meaning he knows his senior year could be crucial in his college future.

"I'm very aggressive and have a great work ethic. Being 6-foot-4, 305 pound is a plus because I have good footwork. I'm hitting both the classroom and weight room hard, benching 350 and squatting over 600 pounds, "said Baggett to Scout.com.

On Thursday, Baggett hit up SMU for a personal tour of the campus. He immediately posted on his Facebook page that he enjoyed his visit, prompting PonyStampede.com to call on Thursday night.

"They said there going to evaluate me a little bit more and the offer should be just around the corner," said Baggett. "I loved the visit. Coach Klemm was really helpful. He is a tremendous coach. He said they are going to sign six offensive linemen this year, and all the guys need good technique.

"It wasn't just Coach Klemm. All the coaches were great. I had a great day visiting the campus."

So if he Mustangs offer the junior, what would he think?

"I will commit. I love the school and the coaching staff. I truly want to be a Mustang. It's also close to home which is nice."

Celina finished 11-2 last season, bouncing back to regular form from a 7-5 season in 2009.

"I love Celina, we are going to have a great year. Coach Ford and Coach Elliot are great teachers of the game. We will be very big up front and winners."

Also recruiting the junior is Nebraska, TCU, New Mexico State, Oklahoma State, Oregon, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Kansas, and Washington.


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