February 8, 2007

Buckner has an idea of where he wants to go

There are certain moments when you know things are about to change in your life forever.

For some that moment might come when they graduate from college or the night before they get married. For Allen, Texas wide receiver Dan Buckner the moment came on Wednesday afternoon, smack dab in the middle of National Signing Day.

With the members of the Class of 2007 finally putting their recruitments to bed, Buckner learned first hand what kind of attention can come to a high-profile prospect when a coaching staff can turn all of its attention towards him.

"I got a lot of text messages yesterday," Buckner said. 'I got 10 from the Colorado coaches at the same time. Each coach sent me two text messages and they all showed up at once. I'm not sure if they were all sitting around together when they were all sent or what, but all of the messages showed up at the same time."

If there was a moment when Buckner finally realized what the spotlight might look like for the next year, this was it. As one of the top wide receiver prospects in the entire country, Buckner knows that the flood of text messages is simply the beginning.

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