2nd Best Class In Sun Belt

Yesterday we took an overview of the class and now we're getting a bit more detailed on how our Scout.com National Recruiting Analysts are rating it.

As of February 4th, the day before National Signing Day, Texas State is ranked 91st out of 128 schools in the Scout.com system. You can spin that how you like, but when compared to the rest of the Sun Belt, the Bobcats are 2nd, only to Louisiana Lafayette who is ranked 89th.

Texas State has three 3-Star commits (Sherman, Pulu, Mizerak) primed and ready to sign their Letter of Intents on Wednesday. While the Rajin Cajun have four. Had it not been for de-commitments over the last few weeks, Texas State would have the highest ranked class in the conference according to our recruiting analysts. Bittersweet, but the coaching staff will be the first to tell you, they only wants kids who want to be at TXST.

Remember, the 'Cats could potentially still add 2 more commits to this list before it's all said and done. We have our ear to the ground.

Here's a quick run down of Texas State's highest rated players by Scout.com National Recruiting Analysts:

Tryston Mizerak 6'5" 293lbs OL (3-Stars)
Has legit size and don't be surprised if he physically develops more and moves outside to play tackle. The staff is waiting to get him on campus to see if he'll begin on the inside or not. He chose TXST over offers from Nevada and Rice. TCU, Oklahoma State and Iowa were just some of the major programs showing interest. Is ranked as the 73rd offensive guard in the nation.

James Sherman 5'10" 180lbs K/P (3-Stars)
Had a long FG of 47 yards, averaged 43.5 yards per punt and notched 17 touch backs. A strong leg with accuracy who can do both, place kick and punt. Chose Texas State over an offer from Tulane and other programs showing interest. Has the chance to be a weapon with special teams.

Toni Pulu 6'3" 290lbs DT (3-Stars)
The juco d-lineman plays with fire and is quicker than your typical DT. Primarily this past season for Mesa JC he played d-tackle and from his interior spot he still logged 70 tackles and 9 sacks. He's a former defensive end who has already packed on 20 good pounds to his frame. He chose Texas State over offers from Kansas State, New Mexico, Troy, Utah State and others. Look for Pulu to fight for major playing time this fall and ideally settle into one of the starting d-tackle spots. He'll arrive with 2 years to play 2.

Talk about Scout.com's current rating of the TXST 2014 class in our Eat'em Up Cats Forum and tell us if you agree or disagree. Any commits that you feel deserve the 3-Star rating?


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