June 11, 2007

Not backing down

Allen wide receiver Dan Buckner made an early commitment to Texas, but that hasn't kept the Rivals100 member from showing up at a variety of camps to showcase his talents and size up the competition. While most other early commitments tend to shy away from the camps - some will argue that there's little to gain - Buckner views each event as an opportunity to increase his skills and see how he measures up with the other top prospects from around the state.

Last weekend, Buckner was in Austin to test skills against the fellow Longhorn commitments, and the early indication is that the 6-foot-4 pass catcher more than held his own. As for Buckner himself, he said he's happy with his performance, but the highlight of the event was getting to acquaint himself with his future teammates.

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