Recruiting Update: WR Josh Gordon

Recruiting Update: WR Josh Gordon

With offer letters in from Missouri, Nebraska, Texas A&M, Arizona, Baylor and the University of Houston, Josh Gordon has quite a few options for his college career, but he's hoping to get a closer look before making a decision.

Wide Receiver Josh Gordon has a unique combination of size and speed thus making him one of the top WR prospects in the state of Texas. The 6'4 prospect out Lamar High School caught 19 balls for 363 yards and 4 touchdowns on a team that went 10-2. Because of his on the field success, Gordon has earned offers from Missouri, Nebraska, Texas A&M, Arizona, Baylor and the University of Houston.

Gordon has attended the Nike camp in Fort Worth, Texas A&M camp and the Ultimate 100 camp and with a pocket full of offers he is now ready to take visits.

"I'm just trying to take some visits to some schools over the summer and during the season. I think I'm done with camps," he said. "I'm trying to narrow things downs."

"I would like to visit Nebraska and Missouri because I've never been to Missouri or Nebraska," Gordon said. "I don't really know too much about the schools. They just seem to be the best two choices."

Missouri is near the top of his list he said. "They seem like a pretty good team of the Big 12 and have a good a chance at the Big 12 Championship. I talked to the coach a few times and it seems like a good place."

Staying close to home at Texas A&M is another option for the Houston native. "I know a lot of the coaches over there," he said. "They show a lot of love and appreciation, also it's close to home. "

Even though communication may be lacking, Nebraska is a serious consideration for him. "I haven't talked to any of their coaches, but I'm up on their tradition," he said. "I wouldn't have a problem playing there."

As far as Arizona, he said, "I talked with Coach (Bill) Bedenbaugh and he seemed like a nice guy. The conference is very competitive and they seem to think that I would fit in their system well."

Another Texas school that would keep him close to home is Baylor. "I haven't talked to too many of the coaches, just Coach (Theo)Young, and he's been telling my they like the way I play," he said. "Baylor hasn't been the greatest school for football, but it would be a great place for me to play at. I hope love to help them build their program up. They are going in the right direction."

Gordon has yet to finalize his visit dates and says he has no intentions on committing in the near future.

"I want to take my visits and weigh my options."

Scout.com will continue to track the recruitment of Gordon to bring you the latest.

Edits and contributing information from Erica Hoff, Staff Writer.

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