July 5, 2006

Kansas ATH is keeping the door open

Jumbo-athlete Christian Ballard has been a hot name over the last couple of months. Recruiting started off slow and he gave his verbal commitment to the Kansas Jayhawks, but since then, recruiting has picked up and he taking a look at a few more programs.

"I had no idea recruiting was going to go like this," said Ballard. "I didn't think I was going to get all these offers or I might have handled the process a little different."

For now, Ballard remains committed.

"I am still committed to Kansas," he said. "I gave them my verbal commitment before all these other offers came in. These offers have given me something to think about and look at."

After a combine in Kansas, things really picked up for Ballard, but things have calmed down in recent weeks.

"I picked up offers from Georgia, Michigan, Michigan State, Oklahoma, UCLA, and some other schools right after that camp, but things have really slowed down lately."

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