Slanina Now Holds 8 Offers

East Bernard athlete Ty Slanina gave HornedFrogBlitz an update on his recruiting, and talked about where TCU stands in his mind. Slanina is a 3-star athlete in the 2013 class.

East Bernard athlete, Ty Slanina, said he is in no rush to make a college decision. The 6'1, 190 pound speedster said that for now he is simply enjoying the process and keeping an open mind.

"I don't really have a list of schools right now," Slanina said. "I want to be able to evaluate each one. Every time my parents start evaluating them all, another one comes.

Slanina recently picked up his eighth offer from Rice University.

Rice joins TCU, Texas Tech, Stanford, and Mississippi State among others as schools that have offered Slanina.

"I definitely don't have a leader right now," Slanina said. "By the time I get to the start of my senior season, I hope to have it narrowed down."

When asked how he would grade his earlier visit to TCU, Slanina said, "I would give it and 8 or a 9. I actually didn't realize how small the campus was."?

"The facilities are nice, and I look forward to seeing everything when it is all completed," Slanina continued.

Head coach Gary Patterson spoke with Slanina as well as his parents.

"They want to use my as a wide out," Slanina said. "We talked to coach for a while. They like my speed a lot."

"Because of my speed we can do a lot of screens or jet sweeps," Slanina said Patterson told him. "He also mentioned maybe even a kick returner or punt returner."?

Though he is listed as a quarterback on his scout profile, Slanina said he would like to play wide receiver at the collegiate level.

Utah was the seventh school to offer Slanina in the process.

Until the school year is over, Slanina said he does not plan to make anymore school visits.

"This summer I might go up to Washington State and Mississippi State," Slanina said.

Slanina is listed as a three star by, and he is ranked as the 46th receiver in the 2013 class.

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