One of the top all-purpose running backs in the class of 2016 made a commitment to Baylor on Tuesday.
Kameron Martin, a 5-10, 175-pound back from Port Arthur Memorial High School, plans to play his college ball at the new McLane Stadium. He had offers from more than 20 schools, including Florida, defending champion Florida State, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech.
Scout.com ranks the four-star recruit No. 7 nationally at his position and No. 63 overall. 247Sports ranks him the No. 1 running back in the nation. His last 40-yard dash time was 4.45 seconds.
“I called Coach Briles (on Tuesday) morning and told him I want to be a Baylor Bear, and he was so fired up, man,” Martin said to ESPN 1660.
As a sophomore in 2013, Martin ran for 1,047 yards and 14 touchdowns as part of a two-back system with Texas Tech commit Corey Dauphine.
He’s the third in Baylor’s 2015 class, joining Grandview quarterback Zach Smith and Pflugerville Hendrickson cornerback KeShawn Somerville.