Four-Star Running Back Names Top Five

Longview running back JaMycal Hasty, a four-star prospect, has been offered by most Big 12 schools. RaiderPower.com caught up with the speedster, who named his top five schools Tuesday. Where does Texas Tech fit in?

Longview running back JaMycal Hasty has received a long list of scholarship offers but has narrowed it down to a top five that highly considers the Big 12.

This four-star recruit has received offers from Baylor, Houston, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M and Texas Tech.

Hasty said he still has visits to be made before he makes any decisions. This 5-foot-8, 185-pound running back said he is constantly changing his mind but has a good idea.

"I don't know because it switches every week to be honest," Hasty said. "I would say Oklahoma State, Baylor, Texas Tech and TCU are really standing out. I also like Texas A&M, so I would include them too."

Texas Tech assistant coaches Kevin Curtis and Trey Haverty are recruiting Hasty and visited him about a month ago. He also paid a visit to Texas Tech during the Oklahoma State game this past season. Hasty spoke highly of the visit and said he plans on making another one eventually.

"I was impressed by the atmosphere, the people, the town itself and how the coaches really interacted with the players during the game," Hasty said. "I will probably make another visit to Texas Tech."

There is no doubt Hasty will bring skill and speed to any program that he chooses. At the US Army All-American Bowl Combine, Hasty recorded 4.43 and 4.29 forty times. Hasty described himself as a smart and quick player but ultimately he just has a passion for football.

"I have a good IQ of the game, I use speed, quickness and size to my advantage. Mainly, I play hard and with passion," Hasty said.

Overall, Hasty is enjoying the recruiting process and will land somewhere that he truly fits. Hasty said when looking for a program he wants the right relationships on the field and with the fans.

"Its been really exciting getting these kinds of offers," Hasty said. "I want somewhere that I can play and fit into the offense and have a good relationship with the coaches and just a great atmosphere."

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