Ware Adding Offers

Cedar Hill, Texas running back Aca'cedric Ware recently visited TCU.

Cedar Hill, TX is a traditional football powerhouse in the Lone Star State. Every year the Longhorns under head coach Joey Mcguire seem to make a deep run in the playoffs.

In fact, the Longhorns have played in consecutive Class 5A state championship games the last two seasons. Although they lost in 2012, Cedar Hill brought home the state championship in 2013 with a 34-24 win over defending champ Katy.

Just as the Longhorns have done in the past, the success of the team rode on the heels of a strong running game that averaged nearly 270 yards per contest. Headlining the strong running game was junior running back Aca'cedric Ware.

The 5-foot-11, 190-pounder led the Longhorns rushing attack with 1,289 yards on the year on only 131 carries. That's over 9 yards per carry.

It should come as no surprise that several colleges have taken notice.

Clemson, Texas Tech, Houston, Ole Miss, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Northwestern and SMU have all offered the rising running back. Others, including TCU, are showing strong interest.

Ware recently visited TCU along with Cedar Hill teammates DaMarkus Lodge and Justin McMillan.

"The visit was great," Ware said. "It was a great experience watching the pro day; that was my first pro day I've attended. The coaching staff was really cool and they made me feel comfortable."

Ware received a lot of attention while on the visit including some one-on-one time with TCU running backs coach Curtis Luper. Ware says he's building a good relationship with the coach and admits that Luper's history of developing running backs is a big plus.

"He's a great coach, he's very cool and my type of coach," Ware said. "His personality is great and he's funny. He's an all-around good coach. He's mentioned the guys he's coached, that made it an even better experience."

With nine offers on the table, Ware already has plenty of options to choose from. TCU hasn't offered yet, but he's remaining optimistic that an offer will eventually come.

"They're just telling me they're recruiting me. I'm just staying patient with it," he said. "Coach Luper told me he was going to stop by in the spring and watch me practice."

At the moment Ware says he's remaining patient with the process and lists no favorites.

"I'm being patient with all of my options, I don't want to rush anything," Ware said.

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