Blake Takes in Texas…Again

Since the last update, Austin wide receiver Emory Blake has pulled in a few more offers. As a native of the Austin area, Blake has already taken a trip to Texas for a junior day. Now he has returned for a follow up. Was there an offer extended?

Even though he resides in the city of Austin, wide receiver Emory Blake of Austin High School decided to make his way up town to check out the Longhorn program for the second time this off-season.

But the big question is, did he walk away with an offer?

"No, I did not receive an offer from Texas, but they said they are still looking at me," the 6-foot-2, 200-pound Blake said. "Nothing has really changed. I talked to coach (Mack) Brown, (Greg) Davis and the wide receivers coach (Bobby Kennedy) and they still want me to come to summer camp."

During his trip, he got the chance to check out practice and to see "how they operate" as he put it.

And while the Longhorns are high on his list, he has other offers from programs like Arizona, Vanderbilt, Tulsa, Texas Tech, Oregon and Houston.

He is still open to all of his options and said many are amazed about how he feels about some of the schools that have already offered him.

"I like Oregon and, people would be surprised, but Tulsa stands out a lot as well," Blake said. "I am going to pay them (Tulsa) a visit soon. I may go down there the weekend of April 18-19."

With Texas, Blake remains patient to see if, or when, an offer will be presented.

"Of course I would love to get an offer from Texas," Blake said. "Why not? Texas is a great school with a great tradition. I love the facilities and the coaching staff. I would love to get it (offer)."

Blake is currently involved with track, but manages to still stay on top of football preparations. He and his father, former NFL quarterback Jeff Blake, throw routes with each other at least three times a week.

Blake, who will start spring practice in late April, played in five games and recorded 1,000 all-purpose yards and seven touchdowns.


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