Dominic Preston: 2008 QB Likes Longhorns

A&M Consolidated quarterback Dominic Preston has the size and athletic ability to be a lethal dual-threat quarterback on the next level. The Tigers have depth at Preston's natural position, but he is pushing his way up the depth chart. Preston has dreams of playing for an elite Big 12 program, and several schools are already showing interest in him.

"I am really interested in Texas," Dominic Preston said. "The other schools I like are Oklahoma State, Texas A&M and LSU."

What makes the Longhorns Preston's overall favorite?

"I like their background and history," Preston said. "I really like their style of offense. They play a lot of shotgun and I like the counter play they run. I think that I would fit in good with them."

Preston is also hearing from several other schools through the mail.

"Really, Texas A&M and Notre Dame," Preston said. "Those are two of the schools I'm hearing from."

Preston is also hearing from Oklahoma State and UTEP. He attended summer camps at both of these schools and talked about his experience.

"I went to the Oklahoma State and UTEP camps. I liked everything about them," Preston said. "I really liked the UTEP camp and their quarterback coach. Oklahoma State's camp was alright. I want to go to an Oklahoma State game. They sent me a letter in the mail, but I'm not sure if I will be able to make it yet."

The 6-foot-3, 196-pound Preston runs the 40- yard dash in 4.65 seconds. He hasn't got an opportunity to shine in the Tiger's first two games, but his chance could be right around the corner. In his first season with the varsity club, Preston has shared time at both wide receiver and quarterback. However, his athletic ability has provided him with an opportunity to compete for the first-string quarterback gig this week against Austin Westlake High School.

"I should have a chance to play this week," Preston said. "Me and Kyle Gideon are going to play different series and coach is going to decide which one of us plays better and that guy will play the rest of the game."

A&M Consolidated has gotten off to a very impressive start. The Tigers are 2-0 and were ranked 4th overall in the last 5A poll. They have a chance to compete for a state title this season. Preston will definitely play a big part in the future success of A&M Consolidated's program.

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