Weight: 195 lbs.
Hometown: Allen, TX
High School: Allen High School
Junior College: Trinity Valley CC, Athens, TX
Rating: #14 JUCO CB per ESPN
Recruited by: Eric Kiesau, Dave Campo
Also Offered by: Iowa State, Tulsa
Other interest from: Arkansas, Kansas State, Louisiana Tech, Nebraska, Texas State, Texas Tech
Spent two seasons at Trinity Valley Community College suiting up for head coach Brad Smiley. Played as a cornerback on the 2014 team that was a perfect 12-0 in 2014. Helped lead the Cardinals to the SWJCFC championship, the Region XIV championship and the Heart of Texas Bowl title in 2014. Recorded 26 total tackles, including 16 solo stops, as a sophomore in 2014. Led TVCC with four interceptions, also had four pass breakups. Spent the 2013 season as a redshirt. Collected 11 tackles and one pass breakup for TVCC as a freshman in 2012.
Earned four letters playing football under head coach Tom Westerberg at Allen HS. Named first team all-district in both 2010 and 2011. Helped lead Allen HS to an 11-1 mark and the second round of the playoffs as a senior in 2011. Credited with 43 tackles, 4.0 TFLs and one interception in 2011. As a junior helped guide AHS to a 10-2 mark and the second round of the playoffs.
David Beaty says: "Bazie possesses great size and length which was a need for us at the safety position. He is very aggressive in run fits and has terrific ball skills. He has a high degree of football intelligence and has great instincts on the field."