Tyler's Weed hoping to have options

Tyler JC QB John David Week (6-5, 225) is a big quarterback with some serious athleticism. He helped lead the Apaches to a winning record and now he's ready to focus on recruiting since he has his two-year degree firmly in hand.

"I graduated this week so I'm looking to head somewhere for spring," Weed told JCFootball.com. "I don't have any offers yet but Oklahoma, Baylor and Louisiana Lafayette have been talking to me quite a bit.

"Baylor is probably the closest to offering. Oklahoma called me two days ago and I spoke with them for a little bit. One way or the other, I'll make a decision when I get an offer and feel the time is right."

Weed finished the season with 2,107 yards, 19 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. You'd think with his size he'd be more of a pocket-passer, but you'd be wrong in that assumption.

"I run a 4.57 so I can get out and move when I need to," Weed, who rushed for 180 yards and two more touchdowns, said. "One think I really worked on this past summer was my agility and quickness. I wanted to be more accurate throwing on the run and I think I did that pretty well.

"Another thing I worked on a lot this summer was on reading defenses. I watched a ton of film and worked on reading my keys and where I needed to go with the ball. I learned a lot about the philosophy of a defense and why they do the things they do and that helped me a lot this year."

Tyler finished the season 5-4 and needed to win their last game to head to the playoffs. They lost that game by eight points to Northeast Oklahoma A & M and Weed said that was indicative of the Apaches' season.

"We lost games we should have won and we won games we should have lost," Weed said. "We were just too inconsistent and we paid for it.

"It was disappointing not going to a bowl or the post-season, but I'm ready to focus on new things and where I'll be in the spring."

Wherever Weed ends up, because he's already used his reshirt season, he'll have two years to play two.

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