June 9, 2010

Hankins pleasantly surprised by in-state visit

Dallas Parish Episcopal linebacker Rob Hankins racked up 136 tackles, including 25 for losses, and 12 sacks last year. That caused colleges to take notice as he currently holds over 20 offers. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound defender is also ranked a four-star prospect and the No. 209 overall player in the country.

Hankins spent the spring visiting schools across the country including Miami, Cal, Arizona and SMU. However, the unofficial visit to SMU was the only one that he had taken within the state of Texas until this past weekend. He decided to take a last minute trip to check out Texas A&M. The Aggies had been making a push to get Hankins on campus since May when new defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter stopped by Parish Episcopal.

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