OT Lands Camp Offer
Two confirmed offers went out at Texas State's camp on Friday. One of them was to this 6'6" 287lb (Camp Verified) Offensive Tackle from Waco La Vega High School, Waahid Muhammad. "I got offered at the camp, it was great. I’ve been in connection with Texas State for a while since the end of the season. Every time they would come, one time they came I was hurt and they wanted to watch me practice. They wanted to see me at camp and said they were on the verge of offering. I went down there and did my thing," said Muhammad. D-Tackles Coach Kyle Tatum is his lead recruiter, but offensive line coach Brad Bedell let him know he had a legit offer and then afterwards took him to Dennis Franchione's office to have the offer reiterated to himself and his father, who attended the camp with him. One is quick to wonder, how could an offensive lineman with this size only have one offer, we have the answer. "This was my first year playing football, ever. I didn't have any film. I’m a basketball player. My footwork translated on the filed, I transferred from Harmony Science Academy," said Muhammad. TXST is recruiting him as a bookend offensive tackle and the Bobcats are the second program to offer. Navy has already extended, and there are plenty of schools showing strong interest heading into the summer. The Texas Longhorns, California, Montana State, Rice, Arizona State, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Louisiana Lafayette, Kansas State, and Kansas are just some of the programs picking up their recruiting efforts of the big offensive lineman. He does intend on attending a Rice camp in the coming days as well. This was Muhammad's second time on the Texas State campus. He attended junior day back in the early spring with teammate and target Brandon Benson. He's quick to note that he likes the campus, but of all things the relationship and love that he's getting from the coaching staff is what stands out. "I do like Texas State a lot, I am taking them serious, they showed me a lot of love. They offered and they came by the school and talked to me when they can." Another detail to keep a keen eye on is that Waahid won't be waiting too long to make a decision on the program of his choice. He wants to go a little longer into the recruiting process, figure out the best fit for him and his family, and then make a decision. Texas State is in a good position for the big O-lineman, so in time we'll see if it's enough for the 'Cats to earn his commitment.
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