2016 RB Has Texas On Top

Kameron Martin was one of a few elite 2016s at Texas's Junior Day last Saturday. Read what he had to say inside.

Charlie Strong's first Junior Day also had a few elite sophomores in attendance, including Port Arthur Memorial back Kameron Martin.

"Man, it went great," Martin said. "It was just a great experience coming out to Texas today, and the coaching staff was all about biz. They want to build a winning tradition here."

Martin has been on Texas fans' radars after rushing for 1,060 yards and 14 touchdowns as a sophomore on just 140 carries. And he's planted himself firmly on the radars of the coaching staff as well.

"I talked to all the coaches," Martin said. "They all watched my film. They told me I was one of the fastest kids in the state and they can't wait for me to keep coming back here and building a relationship with them."

The speedster said he mostly talks with Strong and Chris Vaughn, his area recruiter, though he spent part of Saturday getting to see what the new offense would be like.

"I just got out of the offensive meeting," Martin said. "They said they wanted me to come down here in the fall so I can really see. But they said they're going to use the running backs as wide receivers and in the backfield, too.

"It's going to be really turned up," Martin said. "Game's about to turn up at Texas now."

Martin said he didn't receive an offer, but said that he felt like one could be coming.

"That was my question all through the day, how many guys you offered in 2016," Martin said, laughing. "They haven't offered many. I think they've only offered one guy. They said I'm high on their board and it just made me feel good today."

Martin has offers from in-state schools like Baylor and Texas Tech, but he said he's feeling the Longhorns right now.

"Texas, they're on the top of my list right now," Martin said. "They're No. 1 over all the offers I have, even though I don't have my Longhorn offer yet. I'm just going to keep working hard and keep collecting offers."

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