Recruiting: Horns In The Hunt For East Texas Back

Longview RB <b>Vondrell McGee</b> is a Texas Top 200 prospect and arguably one of the fastest tailbacks in the Lone Star State. We visit with him about his recruitment to date, including which Big 12 South school has already tendered an offer, plus grab his top four (and who leads), junior season stats, etc…

Recently, on our East Texas swing, Scout.com visited Longview High School and sized up Longview RB Vondrell McGee. We're listing him at 5-9, 180 pounds and currently have him running a 4.44 forty...

The east Texas tailback claims one written offer from UT and his head coach also mentioned the Horns had offered.

At this point in time, the stocky speedster who may be closer to 185-188 pounds has LSU as the slight favorite over Texas.

"I've been to LSU a couple of times and liked it," McGee said. "After that? It would have to be Texas. I like them a lot."

Other early contenders?

"Oklahoma State and Florida."

JR Stats: "201 carries, 2,039 yards, 27 TDs, KR avg: 28.3 yards"

Academics: McGee is sporting somewhere between a 2.6 and 2.8 GPA. He is expected to qualify and said he's slated for an April ACT retake.


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