Big 12 South Football Recruiting Preview

27 02 2009

A freelantz submission; written by Jessica Lantz, edited by Jason Roberts

The Big 12 South is largely known at the better of the two halves of the conference, not only on the gridiron but in the world of recruiting as well. Here is an in-depth look at the incoming classes at these six schools and some fresh faces that many hope will keep the South atop the conference and national standings.

Baylor

Baylor football, thanks to head coach Art Briles, has begun the steep climb toward becoming serious contenders in the Big XII South. The 2008 campaign was Briles’ first season with the Bears, but everyone around the football program — and around the nation, for that fact –  has already seen vast improvements from the Baylor teams of old. Expect that their 28 total new recruits will help keep the positive momentum going in 2009 and continue elevating the Baylor football program in one of the nation’s most-talented BCS conferences.

Who To Watch:

Glasco Martin (6’1″, 196 lb.) comes to Baylor from Round Rock, TX as a running back. His senior season stats of 1,613 yards and 25 touchdowns rushing, as well as 14 receptions for two touchdowns, show Martin’s ability to be an all-purpose player for the Bears. Besides his offensive skill sets, Martin is said to also have the ability to convert to the defensive side of the ball at safety as well, emphasizing his overall athleticism and versatility. Read the rest of this entry »





2009 Under Armour Senior Bowl – Mobile, Alabama – Photo Journal

2 02 2009

A PRISM contribution; all photos original works by Jason Roberts

Photos may not be used without permission

Additional images are available by contacting jason@prismfreelantz.org

The following is a sample of the photographic work done at the Under Armour Senior Bowl, held in Mobile, Alabama, at the end of January 2009.

Jeremiah Johnson, Oregon / Patrick Chung, Oregon

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