Busy Month Ahead for Barrett

Dallas (Tx) Skyline offensive lineman Ty Barrett was one of several household names in action at Next Level Athlete's DFW Top 100 Showcase Sunday, proving with his performance - and 6-foot-6, 300-pound frame - why he has the number of major BCS programs chasing.

"I think I did real well," said Barrett afterward. "I think I showed how much quicker my feet have gotten, and how explosive I've become. I felt good with my performance."

"I'm obviously never satisfied. They were showing me new techniques, ways to keep my feet moving, get off the block quicker. I'm ready to work this offseason."

He's ready to travel, too.

"Got a long February ahead," he smiled, noting he will be at the following junior days:

Oklahoma - 2/2
Texas - 2/10
Texas Tech - 2/23

Followed by, "Ole Miss and Oklahoma State sometime in March."

Barrett admitted he has been hearing from Texas Tech and Ole Miss quite a bit in the last couple months.

"Coach Kingsbury and Coach Morris at Texas Tech are showing me a lot of love. Ole Miss is, too. They already got my guy Kincade out there, Quincy… They're coming at me hard."

Barrett said he plans on taking his time - and plenty of visits - in making a decision.

"I got to be patient. I talk to my mom and Coach Samples (Skyline head coach) a lot. They'd never steer me wrong, so I trust them, I listen to them. They just tell me to be patient and take lots of visits to get a feel for what I want and where I feel comfortable."

"I've also been talking to a lot of my teammates that have already been through it. They know the role, they know how it all works, so that helps, too."

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