January 7, 2009

Adcock has early favorite in Big 12 country

Although not known for producing as many college players per capita as their public school brethren, private schools in the state of Texas are attracting an increasing number of Division I athletes. Some of whom have even gone on to bigger and better things in the NFL.

Texas A&M has also had its share of football players who have had success both on the college and professional level. Quarterback Gary Kubiak emerged from Houston St. Pius in 1979 and eventually understudied Hall of Famer John Elway in Denver before returning home to become head coach of the Houston Texans. More recently, defensive end Chris Harrington of St. Pius emerged as a multi-year starter for the Aggies and is currently on the roster of the NFL's Cinncinnati Bengals. Tight end Hutson Prioleau of Fort All Saints will sign with the Aggies next month as a member of their 2009 recruiting class and is ranked as one of the top tight ends in the state.

The Aggies may be continuing their search in the private school ranks in 2010 as they have been in contact with Dallas Christian offensive lineman Chris Adcock. The 6-foot-3, 290-pound Adcock has been receiving mail from the A&M coaching staff weekly and attended a couple of games last fall.

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