Rivals.com: Texas schools rely most on own back yard
Posted 28 February 2012 - 06:51 AM
Born and raised in Texas, Jake Raulerson still grew up rooting for Florida.
"My dad was born in Jacksonville," the Celina (Texas) High offensive tackle explained, "and he's been a Florida fan forever."
Yet when it was time to decide where he wanted to play football, Raulerson didn't hesitate. The nation's No. 51 prospect took pride in becoming Texas' first verbal commitment for the Class of 2013.
Raulerson's decision shouldn't come as much of a surprise. He's merely the latest in a long line of Texas players who chose to stay close to home.
There's plenty of debate over which state produces the most football talent. Is it Texas, Florida, California or somewhere else? ...
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Posted 28 February 2012 - 09:52 AM
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