More 411 On Texas Tech RB Commit Kobey Lewis

Abilene head coach gives us the low down on Abilene standout RB (and Texas Tech commitment) <b>Kobey Lewis</b>, his strengths, stats, HT/WT/40, offers from other schools, etc...

According to Abilene head coach Steve Warren, Lewis picked Texas Tech over A&M, BYU, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Tulsa.

"All of them offered and I think A&M may have offered also," Warren said.

"He's 5-8, 170 and ran a 4.41 on grass at the Texas Tech camp but has been timed as fast as 4.35 at our high school," Warren continued. "He's not just a football player. He's a track guy too. He's clocked a 10.5 100 meter time."

Junior season accolades: "He was 1st-team all-district, all-Big County and honorable mention all-state."

Stats: "Last year, he had 237 rushing attempts for 1,881 yards and 26 TDs. He also caught 12 balls for 189 yards and scored 4 TDs. He also set an Abilene HS game record with a 5 TD-performance."

When describing Lewis' strengths, Warren said, "Obviously his speed. He's got great speed and great strength for a kid his size. He has a 290-pound bench and a 415-pound squat and it's that strength that along with his speed makes him difficult to tackle."

Of course, watching Taurean Henderson rippin' up defenses year-in and year-out in the Mike Leach O, he is in fact the bar when it comes to finding the all-purpose back who can be a weapon in both run/pass. Several have said they see a little bit of that type of potential in Lewis' game. The Abilene head man, who said he is in fact familiar with Hendo and the Red Raider attack, thinks his stud tailback possesses the kind of running style Tech is looking for in their tailbacks.

"I think he's a perfect fit," Warren said. "We do a lot of the same stuff with our offense. So, I think Kobey's going to a good job with what they (Texas Tech) do with their running backs."

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