Recruiting: Horns Land Another 'Back

Pflugerville, one of the most dominant programs in central Texas, produces a sure-fire D-I recruit, if not two or more every year. George Hermann, Pflugerville head coach, is effective in his ability to develop and showcase his talent year in and year out, this year no different, with Tyler Beatty committing to Baylor, Marlon Williams currently in the Texas Tech fold, and just today the Nation's No. 48th-rated running back Antwan Cobb, pledged his services to the University of Texas...

We visited briefly with Pflugerville head coach George Hermann about 3-star running back Antwan Cobb choosing to cash in the Texas official offer letter over others on the table from several Big 12 region schools, such as Kansas State, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M and UTEP (to name a few still making his short list of favorites).

"Antwan, after thinking (the offer) over this weekend, decided to go to the University of Texas," Hermann told "That's where he wanted to go all along."

Texas is back up to 24 commitments with today's verbal from the 5-11, 190-pound running back from Central Texas. Add Vondrell McGee of Longview, Texas, and UT has running back No. 2 of the 2006 class. But is running back Cobb's college position?

"Texas told us they like him as a running back, fullback or as an outside linebacker," Hermmann answered.

That would be consistent with what we reported Friday in an Inside Texas Members Only Report. Kid's an athlete who is capable of playing a few positions on the college level. UT initially wanted to take 2-3 backs, so you might keep your eye on the tailback position with just 10 weeks to go before National Signing Day.

Scouting Report via Coach Hermann: "He's just a complete back who is able to block, catch passes out of the backfield and he, obviously, can run the ball very well. And, he's a kid who has great team leadership -- great character, on and off the field..."

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