Every Wednesday we'll take a trip around the Big 12 to see how recruiting is panning out. Whose class is shaping up nicely and who has a lot of work left to do? Your weekly recruiting roundup will help answer just that.
It's been a quiet week in Big 12 Nation. In fact, Texas did not have one commit to report back on. That shouldn't last long, but the dog days of summer are definitely here.
Homa, a 5'5", 270 lb athlete from Brookfield, Wisconsin, is the Cyclone's first offensive lineman. He also selected Iowa State for more than just football.
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“To me, it was a matter of which schools had engineering and how close it was to home,” Homa told ESPN.com. “Iowa State is close enough to home to where my parents can drive there, and it has a good engineering program. It was a win-win for me."
Baylor's Xavier is an impressive commit who had a total of 24 offers. Of those offers were Columbia, Vanderbilt, Princeton, Harvard and Yale. It seems that Xavier must have an impressive academic profile as well. Baylor looks to have gotten a good one.
The only other program to get a commit this week was TCU, with DE Joseph Noteboom. Noteboom stands 6'5" and 260 lbs. He ran a 4.74 40.
No one has jumped shipped this week. While there may not have been a lot of commits, it's good for the Big 12 that recruits are staying put for now.
Camps have finished, so Big 12 Nation is quiet. There are no real rumors to report on, but that could easily change within the next week.