Dodge City QB Omar Haugabook

Dodge City (Kan.) College quarterback Omar Haugabook (6-1, 205) played his last JC game today, a bowl game loss to Cisco JC. Despite an outstanding career at DCCC, he is receiving only tepid, at best, interest from D1 colleges.

"I'm not getting recruited like I thought I was, but I'm here, ready to go in December if someone offers me," said Haugabook.  "If I don't get any offers, than it means that football must be ending for me."

Surprising, considering the numbers that Haugabook has put up, and the attitude and leadership in which he's shown for Dodge City.

He's set several passing records for the Conquistadors, and after going 161-for-279 for 2261 and 20 touchdowns, with another 322 yards rushing and 2 scores, he's got Dodge City in the Heart Of Texas Bowl this weekend.

"I'm not frustrated because I have one more game left to show what I can do," said Haugabook.

While the offers have been slow to come in, Haugabook has been hearing from a pair of schools.

"Kansas State and SMU have been calling and I have a trip to Louisiana Tech on the 9th of December that I'm going to be taking," said Haugabook.  "I'm going to play quarterback, that's for sure."

With three years to play two, Haugabook said he will have his A.A. in December and be ready for Spring Practice wherever he signs.

"I feel like I should be playing at the D-I Level.  I came out here to prove to everyone I could play quarterback, and I think I did.  My first year out here, I did good things, and set a lot of records and did more of the same this year," Haugabook said.

Haugabook prepped at Glades Central High in Belle Glade, Florida, and said that if a school such as South Florida or UCF came calling, he'd happily return to the Sunshine State.

 


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