Junior Update: Luke Tiemann

Pflugerville LB <B>Luke Tiemann</B>, one of the state's toughest ballers, is now up to three offers. With another on its way, he'll soon be up to four. The 6-2.5, 215-pound 'backer/end is gaining a little more momentum in the recruiting game. We examine that and a few more details in the Cen-Tex standouts' recruitment.

So who officially has answered the bell?

"University of Houston, Kansas and Southwest Texas and Duke said they were coming with one next week," the Austin-area bluechipper said with a great deal of excitement in his voice.

Who is else is out there?

"Wisconsin, Colorado, Texas, A&M, Oklahoma State, Houston, Rice, Arizona, Arkansas, Purdue, Minnesota, Nebraska, LSU and several more have either called or come by one of my practices," Tiemann said.

Any of those schools Tiemann would like to see stepping up?

"All of them," Tiemann said. "I'm looking at who is interested in me."

But he particularly likes Texas, Texas A&M, Colorado, Nebraska, LSU, Oklahoma State, Penn State and Arkansas.

Camp Agenda -- Tiemann said he'll make the June 1st Texas mini-camp and a Texas A&M summer camp. If he can make another one, he might go to the three. Anything after Texas and A&M is up in the air.

After making the two in-state camps, the Pflugerville product will have a better understanding of who is really after him and who is not. Due to proximity, Tiemann would love to add UT and TAMU to his list of options.

Tiemann spoke on a few of the other schools he added to his group of faves.

"If Nebraska offered me, that would be great," Tiemann revealed. "I'd love to play for their defense and become a Blackshirt."

"I kind of like the Big 10," the Pflugerville 'backer revealed. "And Penn State is probably the school up there I'd like to attend."

"Oklahoma State seems like they've backed off a little, but I still like them," he added.

"Texas Tech is a place I'd strongly consider if I don't get offered by Texas or A&M, just so I could beat those teams," Tiemann said as he pondered what he might do if both Texas and A&M were finished filling their needs at the linebacker position.

"Kansas offered, so obviously I'm looking at those guys," Tiemann continued.

"I like what's going on with Houston, too," Tiemann added. "Coach (Art) Briles has taken over the Houston program and I can see them doing well. Plus he's been liking me for a while. He was recruiting me when he was at Texas Tech."

"Arkansas is coming on and they're definitely a team I could see myself playing for."

Tiemann's made no bones about who he likes (Texas and Texas A&M), but because the in-state powers have yet to offer, the kid's beginning to look a little closer at some of the other programs and what they have to offer.

T-Man can play. And if he's left on the board by the Horns and Ags, then somebody's gonna land themselves an outstanding linebacker.

Versatility to play as 'backer and edge-rusher is something he brings as Arizona State likes him at the Terrell Suggs position.

Scouting report on this kid to come soon...

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