|TYREE RANGE||RUNNING BACK|
|HT/WT: 6-1/228||FORTY: 4.51|
|JUCO: Riverside C.C. (Riverside, CA)|
|OFFERS: California, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, Texas Tech, UAB, Wyoming|
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|CUMULATIVE RANKING: N/A|
|PROFILE DATE: September 25, 2016|
The Player Speaks: RRS’s Matt Clare spoke with Range about his commitment:
“Coach called me a week ago and told me that he was coming to watch us practice during their bye week. We were talking and he told me that my offer would be official after he visited. Once I knew the offer from Texas Tech was official, then I decided to commit on my birthday. I actually verbally committed to Coach Foster a while ago and had told him that I would commit when the offer came through.”
Scouting Report: I typically call Texas Tech running backs bowling balls for their relatively short and stocky nature, like DeAndre Washington, Eric Stephens or Demarcus Felton, but Range may be more applicable to a rolling boulder rather than a bowling ball. At nearly 230, Range offers something that we haven’t really seen with Texas Tech running backs, which is a big back with significant size. And while on the topic, I thought that at some point, a guy like Corey Dauphine would be up to 220 when he really put on weight, but that hasn’t happened yet, he’s still in the 200 pound range, which is just fine. Nevertheless, we only get high school video of Range, which you see the bruising nature and style of the type of runner that he is. Range said that he was being recruited by a handful of notable programs before he injured his knee his senior year and I believe that. Just based on his high school video, he’s a Division I running back. He’s got a really nice burst and I’ll be really excited to see his junior college highlights when they come out. This marks a different sort of running back for Texas Tech and I’ll be interested to see how Kingsbury adjusts to someone like Range. I do get the feeling that Range may not be wholly committed and I’ll be happy to be wrong about this.
Make sure and check out Staking The Plains’ Recruiting Table for a map of where all the commits are located and links on every commit.