Red Raiders still in hunt for top WR

Ron Brooks out of Irving MacArthur high school is one of the top receivers in the entire country. Scout.com has him ranked as the #6 receiver nationally, and has given him a 5 star ranking. The Red Raiders are still in the hunt for this big time play maker.

Five Star wide receiver/cornerback (ranked as the #6 receiver by Scout.com) Ron Brooks (6-0, 170, 4.5) from Irving MacArthur (Tex.) plans to take his time before deciding on a school.

"I don't plan to decide until after the season," Brooks said. "I want to take all of my visits. Also, I want to play early and don't want to redshirt. That'll be big."

Brooks denies a favorite, but likes Florida, LSU, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Texas A&M, Texas Tech and Texas. All of his favorites have offered except the Longhorns. "They haven't talked about a scholarship yet, but they are still recruiting me. They are interested. I really like the players a lot. I got to chill with them and felt very comfortable around them. I also liked the coaches and the excitement around the program. Texas is the only school that is recruiting me as a cornerback. Everybody else wants me as a receiver."

The only camp that Brooks attended this summer was Texas A&M. "I stayed there for about a week and really got a feeling for what it would be like to live there," Brooks said. "I loved how close the dorms are to the facilities and how convenient everything was."

He also got a chance to visit Oklahoma unofficially. "They have great facilities and really good academic support," Brooks said. "The team is just really good every year."

Brooks says he'll also try to visit Nebraska before the end of summer. "I may go visit them next week. I really like the tradition at Nebraska and they are rebuilding so I like my chances of playing early."

Although he remains very open there's one school that Brooks says he'll visit officially for sure...Florida. "I haven't been there yet, but I'm definitely going to visit them," Brooks said. "They have a good record every year and I think I'd be able to play early because they'll need receivers."

He reports a 3.0 GPA and an 18 ACT.


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