January 21, 2008
Ward returns from Waco
Brenham, Texas running back Lester Ward committed to the Baylor Bears before the 2007 season over several offers. His commitment did not keep college coaches from pursuing the 6-3, 187-pound prospect, and following the season he set up official visits to Missouri, Nebraska, Baylor, and TCU.
Ward has a combination of size and speed that would allow him to play multiple positions on the college level but the overall consensus from those recruiting him is he would stay at the running back position.
Both Missouri and Nebraska made favorable impressions on the Brenham back, but he maintained his commitment to Baylor after both visits. Heading into this weekend the Bears were hoping to make a lasting impression.
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