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Baylor Football Recruiting Notes (updated 2/20)

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NSD Craziness, #BaylorLit, and the start of the 2018 recruiting cycle: #WacOver18!

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2017 Recruiting Class | National Rank: 40th (5th in the Big 12) | Commits: 27

Offense: QB: (2/2), RB: (2/2), WR: (3/3), TE: (2/2), OL: (6/6)

QB: Charlie Brewer(ENROLLED)
QB: Anu Solomon (Grad Transfer; does not count towards scholarship limits)
RB: Abram Smith (ENROLLED)
RB: Johnathan Lovett (Signed)
WR: Trestan Ebner (Signed)
WR: Gavin Holmes (Signed)
WR: RJ Sneed (ENROLLED)
TE: Tyler Henderson (Signed)
TE: B.J. Thompson (Signed)
OG: Jason Moore (Signed)
OG: Xavier Newman (Signed)
OC: Ryan Miller (Signed)
OT: Khalil Keith (Signed)
OT: Henry Klinge (Signed)
OT: Eleasah Anderson (Signed)

Defense: DT: (1/1), DE: (4/4), LB: (3/3), NB: (1/1), CB: (2/2), S: (2/2)
DT: James Lynch (Signed)
DE: Justin Harris (Signed)
DE: Cole Maxwell (Signed)
DE: Rob Saulin (Signed)
DE: Chidi Ogbonnaya (Signed)
LB: Bryson Jackson (Signed)
LB: Terrel Bernard (Signed)
OLB: Demarco Artis (Signed)
NB/S: Jalen Pitre (ENROLLED)
CB: Harrison Hand (Signed)
CB: Timarcus Davis (Signed)
S: Trevon Lewis (Signed)
S: Ashton Logan (Signed)

Wishlist:

None

Players Removed (who didn't commit to Baylor):

CB Adam Beck (Houston), OL Grayson Reed (TAMU), OL Tyrese Robinson (Oklahoma), WR Jaylon Jackson(Colorado), OL: Austin Deculus (LSU), WR Hezekiah Jones (TAMU), QB Kellen Mond (TAMU), WR Jhamon Ausbon (TAMU), TE Kedrick James (Alabama), CB Chevin Calloway (Iowa), RB Toneil Carter (Georgia), S Grant Delpit (LSU), RB Eno Benjamin (Arizona State), OL Walker Little (Stanford), S Jeffrey Okudah (Ohio State), LB Anthony Hines (TAMU), Anyone who did not commit to us ¯\_(ツ)_/¯...

2018 Recruiting Class| National Rank: 37 | Commits: 2

Offense: QB (0/?), RB (0/?), WR (1/?), TE (0/?), OL (1/?)

WR: Joshua Fleeks

OT: Jackson Kimble

Defense: DT (0/?), DE (0/?), LB (0/?), NB (0/?), CB (0/?), S (0/?)
None

2018 Wishlist:


Offense
QB: Colson Yankoff (50% Stanford, 50% Oregon)
QB: Jalen Mayden
QB: Tanner Mordecai
QB: Devin Leary (50% Maryland, 50% Rutgers)

RB: Ricky Slade (Penn State commit)
RB: Stanley Hackett (100% Texas Tech)
RB: Craig Williams
RB: Shaun Shivers (Auburn commit)
RB: Keaontay Ingram (100% Texas)
RB: Ta’Zhawn Henry
RB: Asa Martin (100% Ole Miss)
RB: Kirby Bennett (100% UCLA)

WR: Jalen Preston (84% TAMU, 16% Oregon)
WR: Brennan Eagles
WR: CJ Moore (100% OU)
WR: Eric Fuller (Nebraska commit)
WR: Miles Battle
WR: Ke’von Ahmad
WR: Kalon Barnes (100% TAMU)
WR: Tommy Bush

TE: Kyle Pitts
TE: Mustapha Muhammad (50% TAMU, 25% Texas, 25% Clemson)

OG: Chasen Hines (100% Texas)
OG: Barton Clement (100% TAMU)
OT: Rafiti Ghirmai (100% Texas)
OT: Trey Stratford (100% Texas)
OT: Casey Phillips

Defense
DE: Micah Parsons (Penn State commit)
DE Jarell Cherry (100% Texas)
DE: Joseph Ossai (100% TAMU)
DE: Alton Robinson (JUCO)

CB: Christian Tutt
CB: Jalen Green (100% LSU)
CB: LaDarrius Bishop (100% Arkansas)
CB: D’shawn Jamison
CB: Verone McKinley III (50% Tx Tech, 50% TAMU)

S: Isheem Young (67% PSU, 33% FSU)
S: Atanza Vongor
S: Leon O’Neal Jr. (100% TAMU)
S: Patrick Fields (100% OU)

ATH: Jaquayln Crawford (71% Texas, 29% TCU)

UPDATES

2/1: NSD... #BaylorLit

Baylor finishes the 2017 recruiting class with 27 commitments. Matt Rhule came to Baylor, and added 26 commitments in the past month and six days. Wow. This is the best recruiting job I’ve witnessed in my lifetime.
Also, I’ll formulate the 2018 Wish List within the next couple of days or so.

Beezy Out.

2/3:

Baylor is offering guys for the 2018 class too.

Casey Phillips, an offensive tackle, picked up an offer.

The Bears offered Stanley Hackett, a running back from the Houston area. 247 thinks Texas Tech is the favorite for his services.

Colt Barber of SicEm365 thinks he could play wide receiver as well:

Sic ‘Em!

2/6: Finished up the 2018 Wish List and posted it on the thread! hopefully, there will be a lot of movement and momentum with Rhule’s latest class!

2/20: Big weekend for your Baylor Bears’ Football Recruiting! Two players committed this weekend: WR Josh Fleeks out of Cedar Hill and OT Jackson Kimble from Southlake Carroll! Both announced their commitments on Saturday, in the midst of Baylor’s first official Junior Day of the 2018 recruiting cycle! #WacOver18 is the new # to add to your saved searches on Twitter. Rhule and the staff are making Football Recruiting Fun Again!

Changelog:
2/3- Published the February Recruiting Notes
2/6- Created the 2018 Wish List (you can thank doughboydeluxe for the help on this)
2/20- Added two new commitments for the 2018 class!