Asked if he was makin' any money, he said, "I don't work for free..."
"Texas offered me right before I got out of school," the Lone Star State's No. 10 said. "I was pretty impressed. Not sure who else has offered since I got that one. I haven't opened much mail lately."
At this time, kid has a top six ("Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma State, Arkansas, TCU and LSU") and all have offered.
Concerning UT, the Hallsville standout said he spoke with Duane Akina about 3 weeks ago and he remembers speaking with A&M's Dennis Franchione, LSU's Nick Saban, Arkansas' Dave Womack "and some TCU dude" in the month of May.
Some may speculate that the Horns are at a disadvantage after already receiving pledges from 2-3 LBs (depending on where LB/DE Christopher Brown is slotted), but Muckelroy sang the tune of a competitor when he said, "That really doesn't mean nothin' to me. One of the guys they signed (Chris Collins) I get to play against, so you know how that goes. It's not a big deal to me."
"Once I get on a team and I have a chance to win a spot," Muckelroy added, "I ain't going to back down. Winning a spot, that's the goal, right? I ain't tryin' to be on that sideline."
And while recruitniks are wondering where he might wind up, Muckelroy said, "Everybody keeps askin' me where I'm going to go. I keep tellin' everybody I'm going to Hallsville High School..."