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Kansas Jayhawks Recruiting Profile: Aaron Garza

Garza committed to the Jayhawks in July of 2014.


Height:  6'2"

Weight:  287 lbs.

Hometown:  Sherman, TX

High School:  Sherman High School

Rating:  49th-best offensive guard, per ESPN

Rivals:  ***

ESPN:  ***

Signed:  N/A, committed 7/31/14

Recruited by:  Dave Campo

Also offered by:  Arizona St., Auburn, Baylor, Colorado St., Oklahoma St., Mississippi, Toledo, Tulsa, USC


High school

Scouting Report:

After committing to Texas as a sophomore in 2013 (the youngest commit of Mack Brown's tenure), Garza withdrew his commitment after Brown was forced out.  Garza fielded offers from a number of impressive schools, including Auburn, Baylor, and USC, before committing to the Jayhawks in July of last year.

Garza runs the 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds.  He receives a below-average grade in body quickness and lateral movement (i.e., pass blocking) but grades out well in punch and strength.  Look for Garza to be a valuable asset in the run blocking game.

While most scouts thought that Garza's star would be a bit brighter by now, after such a promising beginning to his high school career in Sherman, he has plateaued just a bit.  That said, any offensive lineman who attracts the type of schools that Garza attracted is undeniably a good get for KU.