April 24, 2007
2007 signee ready for action
Running back Jared Flannel is one of the more intriguing prospects of Texas Tech's 2007 class. Flannel has the look of a big time back, and his talent is undeniable. However, he was likely undervalued during the recruiting process due to playing most of his senior campaign with a nagging injury, making it difficult to get a read on just how good he really was. However, Tech became convinced that Flannel was their man in the backfield for the '07 class, and Flannel never looked back, committing shortly thereafter.
In an effort to see more of Tech's offense and meet some future teammates, Flannel made the trip down to Lubbock last week for the annual Red and Black game and came away quite impressed.
"I liked everything I saw," said an obviously excited Flannel. "I knew what I was coming to see and I saw it all, the offense, how I would fit in, all those things. It was also great just to get out here and meet other recruits too. I met Tramain Swindall, Mickey Okafor, and then some juniors too. I met the Thompson guy from The Woodlands (Brandon Thompson), Harrison Jeffers, and Keanon Cooper from Skyline too. They were all really cool guys."
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