2014 Commit #10 – Greg Campbell

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Merry Christmas, UTSA fans. Meet Kam Jones 2.0. While Coker has already locked up two outstanding receivers, he still needed a speed demon to stretch the field with and to provide dynamism to the offense. Campbell should fill these needs quite well with his 4.4 speed and experience playing quarterback for Atascocita. Expect to see Campbell see most of his snaps at slot receiver but line up all over the field– wide out, crossing the field in pre-snap motion, and as a wildcat QB. Sounds like Kam, yeah? Check out Jones’ highschool highlight video to see the similarity: same size, same speed, same position, same game-breaking ability. Greg racked up 3,718 yards of total offense and 43 touchdowns (!!!) in his senior season and lead Atascocita to their first playoff appearance since 2009. Campbell was voted the player of the year in his district.

According to Rivals, Campbell chose between UTSA and Colorado State but also had offers from Texas State, Utah, ULM, and Southeastern. These are the type of recruiting battles that UTSA must win consistently in order to compete with AQ conferences. UTSA doesn’t have much of a chance to beat out Baylor, Oklahoma State, TCU, etc. for recruits, but amassing an all-star cast of non-AQ recruits will lessen the talent gap that UTSA will need to bridge to elevate its program.

With such few scholarships available to dole out this season, this recruiting class is about to close up. Look for UTSA to take a power running/blocking back that can catch out of the backfield, a “Dawg” safety/linebacker hybrid, a defensive end, and an additional offensive tackle. After filling those slots UTSA will continue to recruit in case the team is struck with attrition. In the meantime, the staff’s focus will likely turn towards the 2015 class where UTSA could and probably will take in 30+ athletes and several mid-year JUCO qualifiers.

 

Greg Campbell senior year highlights (QB)

Greg Campbell junior year highlights (WR)

 

2014 UTSA Commitments

 

  1. Blake Bogenschutz QB – Carthage HS (6’0”, 175, 4.64)

  2. Tank Kelly ATH – Galena Park HS (5’10”, 180, 4.46)

  3. Kevin Strong DT – Cleveland HS (6’2”, 280, 5.1)

  4. Cameron Oliver TE – Owasso (OK) (6’4”, 235)

  5. John Cole Neph WR – Owasso (OK) (6’5”, 205, 4.73)

  6. David Anzaldua OT – North Edinburgh HS (6’7”, 320, 5.1)

  7. Jared McGee FS – Mansfield Legacy HS (6’1”, 190, 4.58)

  8. Travin Howard SS – Longview HS (6’0”, 190, 4.54)

  9. Kerry Thomas WR – A&M Consolidated HS (6’1”, 192)

  10. Greg Campbell WR – Atascocita HS (6’0”, 175, 4.43)

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