NCF On The Trail: Lamar Cardinals

Kansas gets combine standout Hartzog

September, 29, 2013
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Three-star wide receiver Bobby Hartzog (Houston/Westside) committed Saturday to play in the Big 12 for Kansas, according to multiple reports.

Hartzog, who has an Oct. 18 official visit to Lawrence, Kan. scheduled, was recruited by Jayhawks defensive line coach Buddy Wyatt.

He originally committed to Houston in June, switched to Utah later that month but dropped the Utes in August.

Arkansas State, Iowa State, Lamar, McNeese State, Northwestern State, Texas State, Tulane and UTSA also extended scholarship offers to the 5-foot-11, 182-pound prospect.

Hartzog posted outstanding combine figures this spring on the Nike circuit. His marks included an electronically-timed 4.49 40-yard dash, 4.16 20-yard shuttle, 37.4-inch vertical, 37-foot power throw and 110.91 SPARQ.

The Jayhawks now have nine players on board for 2014. Their class includes two ESPN 300 recruits, one four-star and six three-stars.

Tyler Patrick says yes to Jayhawks

July, 25, 2013
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Kansas gained a commitment from rising senior wide receiver Tyler Patrick (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands), the Kansas City Star reports.

Patrick, a 5-foot-11, 171-pound prospect, selected the Jayhawks over scholarship offers from Air Force, Lamar and Louisiana-Monroe. California showed interest.

He registered an electronically-timed 4.57 40-yard dash, 4.09 20-yard shuttle, 31.5-inch vertical, 34-foot power throw and 96.3 SPARQ this spring at a Nike combine. Additionally, Patrick ran a 4.4-second 40 in June at Kansas' Friday Night Lights camp.

Tha Jayhawks have seven players on board for this recruiting cycle.

Houston scores local linebacker 

December, 13, 2012
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Senior Nomluis Fruge (Houston/E.L. Furr) committed Thursday to sign with his hometown Cougars, multiple sources report. He took an official visit over the weekend.

Lamar, Louisiana-Lafayette, New Mexico and North Carolina also extended scholarship offers to the 6-foot, 190-pound outside linebacker.
Running back Cameron Washington (Corisicana, Texas) has made a verbal commitment to Lamar, the Corsicana Daily Sun reports.

Washington previously committed to Southern Arkansas, but opened up his commitment shortly after.

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Jhajuan Seales (Port Arthur, Texas/Memorial) has decided to play his college football at the University of Houston, the Beaumont Enterprise reports.

Seales chose the Cougars over offers from UNLV, Lamar, Stephen F. Austin and Northwestern State.

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