July 9, 2009
Big Tex ready for trip to Kansas
Those that know Jatashun Beachum well don't even worry about pronouncing his first name. That's because he simple goes by "Big Tex." Everyone on his team, all of his friends, and even his opponents call him by the nickname.
When you are 6-foot-2, over 280 pounds and have turned in 40 times under 4.7, you tend to earn a nickname that always sticks. You also get used to getting a lot of calls and mail from college football recruiters.
That is the case for Beachum who has offers lined up from all over the country. Next week he will start taking unofficial visits and one of the stops will be at Kansas.
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