Dee Paul, a 6-foot-0, 167-pound athlete from Munday (Texas) High added a BCS level offer from Oklahoma State at the beginning of the week.
“I think it was Monday afternoon that they called and offered him,” explained Mnday Head Coach Patrick Corcoran. “They are looking at him secondary wise. As a defensive back and punt returner / kick returner.”
Paul gets a lot of attention for what he is able to do with the ball as the quarterback of the Munday squad. He led them to a State Championship appearance last season and has them back on track to make it back to Cowboy's Stadium with a 7-0 record so far in 2012.
But Paul also gets it done on the defensive side of the ball. He is fast and and has the ability to flip his hips and run with the best competition that he faces each and every week in Class A.
“We play a lot of man and he usually follows the opponent's best receiver,” Coach Corcoran expalined. “We usually depend on him to eliminate that guy on opposing offenses.”
Texas Tech is another Big 12 school that has been showing recent interest in the talented two-way star.
Besides being a versatile star on the gridiron, Paul is one of the fastest runners in Texas. This spring, he captured four medals at the Class 1A state track meet.
Originally making a commitment to SMU it seems like Paul admitted previously that he would like to find a program that would allow him be a dual-sport athlete in college (SMU does not offer a track program).
--HornedFrogBlitz Managing Editor Jeremy Clark contributed to this report--
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