Pledge Analysis: Texas Lands Florida RB Cedric Baxter Four Stars
Elite class head coach Steve Sarkisian is putting together another big step forward on Wednesday night’s four-star landing run again Cedric Baxter. Orlando’s Edgewater Four-Star Return Fits the Bill of a Legend Longhorns’ back to crafting with a rare combination of power and speed.
WHAT IS TEXAS GETTING
Taking on the defenses of 7A Florida, Baxter was a power that charged 199 times with a distance of 1,651 yards with a mindset of blowing 22 trips into the final zone. Alone, Baxter made one of his passing attacks to the 1,431-foot Eagles, of which he contributed 102 of seven receptions.
WHAT MAKES BAXTER DIFFERENT
Texas has long loved finding the post that can lead the team to a championship, and Baxter has that sporty makeover. With teams hounding him, he is still able to showcase his talents as a central attacking player and as a goal-scoring hitter. Baxter didn’t mind lowering his helmet to go a few yards.
WHY THIS IS HUGE FOR LONG PEOPLE
According to the competitors’ rankings, this puts Texas past both Ohio State and Alabama for No. 2 behind Notre Dame. The depth of talent in the class is one thing to brag about, the inner talent to help transition into the SEC is another. Longhorn has put together amazing recruiting classes that will really come to life when Texas makes that transition into the SEC.
Looking down the line, with Jaydon Blue and Baxter set to appear in court in the near future, this gives Texas a great punch. Baxter has a third skill that will help strengthen his defense. Flexibility is key in the college game.