1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

'17 TX OG Xavier Newman (Verbal to COLORADO)

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Recruiting Central' started by WasianCU, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. WasianCU

    WasianCU Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2012
    Messages:
    1,651
    Likes Received:
    1,204
    Rivals
    Scout
    ESPN
    247sports

    [​IMG]
    DeSoto HS (DeSoto, TX)

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/XavierNewman55


    Ht: 6'4"
    Wt: 285
    40: 5.33

    Rivals rating: 3*-5.6rr; unranked OT
    Scout rating: 3*; #6 C
    ESPN rating: 4*-80 grade; #2 C
    247s rating: 3*-88 grade; #17 OG

    Reported Offers: COLORADO, Arizona State, Colorado State, Illinois, Iowa State, Kansas State, Minnesota, Mississippi State, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Texas, SMU, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas State, Texas Tech, Tulane, Tulsa, Utah State, UTSA
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 14, 2016
    TDforTD, Swish and Duff Man like this.
  2. WasianCU

    WasianCU Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2012
    Messages:
    1,651
    Likes Received:
    1,204
  3. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2006
    Messages:
    18,544
    Likes Received:
    1,117
    Looks like DeSoto is pretty strong, geez.
     
  4. AztecBuff

    AztecBuff Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2013
    Messages:
    4,619
    Likes Received:
    1,300


    (Looks like the young man is up to 7 offers per 247, with Missouri and K State being other P5 conference teams who've offered.)
     
    bigbuff44 and Swish like this.
  5. stretch

    stretch Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2014
    Messages:
    202
    Likes Received:
    134
    nm
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2016
  6. SINKRATZ

    SINKRATZ Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2008
    Messages:
    5,176
    Likes Received:
    1,161
    Pretty sure Scott was from California, not Texas.
     
    Big Jim likes this.
  7. The Ogre

    The Ogre Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2012
    Messages:
    3,129
    Likes Received:
    693
    Didn't recall where he transferred to St. Bonaventure from. Kind of interesting he transferred from CU to USF the year after Leavitt left it. He was a young man in need of good advice, it seems.

    Here's hoping we make some good impressions with the many recruits from DeSoto - they'd be a fun team to watch this year.
     
  8. stretch

    stretch Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2014
    Messages:
    202
    Likes Received:
    134
  9. TDforTD

    TDforTD Banned BANNED Club Member

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2011
    Messages:
    2,786
    Likes Received:
    3,533
  10. TDforTD

    TDforTD Banned BANNED Club Member

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2011
    Messages:
    2,786
    Likes Received:
    3,533


    Awesome! Get him here to see the beautiful city and the brand new facilities!
     
  11. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2006
    Messages:
    39,700
    Likes Received:
    4,694
    Great news!
     
  12. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2011
    Messages:
    16,831
    Likes Received:
    4,996
    Extended forecast showing partly cloudy, and in the 60's. Picture perfect weekend to show off Boulder.
     
    TDforTD likes this.
  13. WasianCU

    WasianCU Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2012
    Messages:
    1,651
    Likes Received:
    1,204
  14. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,682
    Likes Received:
    16,381
    Now a 3* on Rivals
     
    TDforTD likes this.
  15. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2007
    Messages:
    27,295
    Likes Received:
    5,971
    Xavier's highlights reel shows a pancake making machine who plays guard, tackle and center.

    Hope he's the next to commit to Boulder.
     
    TDforTD likes this.
  16. TDforTD

    TDforTD Banned BANNED Club Member

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2011
    Messages:
    2,786
    Likes Received:
    3,533


    Would be awesome if he is the new recruit and we snag him immediately after a TAMU visit. :)
     
    Shldr2Shldr and Clean Undies like this.
  17. TDforTD

    TDforTD Banned BANNED Club Member

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2011
    Messages:
    2,786
    Likes Received:
    3,533
    Picked up Texas and North Carolina offers today. What an OL DeSoto has with him, White, and Ingram.
     
  18. TDforTD

    TDforTD Banned BANNED Club Member

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2011
    Messages:
    2,786
    Likes Received:
    3,533
  19. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,682
    Likes Received:
    16,381
  20. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2008
    Messages:
    13,084
    Likes Received:
    2,501
  21. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2011
    Messages:
    13,880
    Likes Received:
    3,611
    Hopefully he committed to Charlie Strong, not Texas.
     
    cubuffs11 and TDforTD like this.
  22. BuffPride88

    BuffPride88 Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2012
    Messages:
    189
    Likes Received:
    104
    This was who everyone was thinking might commit a week or two ago , right ? That's a bummer :cry: .....
     
    TDforTD likes this.
  23. DavisBuff

    DavisBuff Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2008
    Messages:
    867
    Likes Received:
    125
    No. He really looked like the kind of player to bring us back into the top 25.
     
  24. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,682
    Likes Received:
    16,381
    Wouldn't suck at all if CU could flip this guy. From The Opening finals: http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/story/1684924-opening-saturday-surprises

    -DeSoto (Texas) offensive lineman Xavier Newman, a commit to Texas is probably the smallest offensive lineman of the group, but when matched up against one of the biggest and baddest defensive tackles - Marvin Wilson - he was able to win two reps in a row with the last rep coming in a shocking fashion and a strong finish taking the five-star to the ground. Newman slid around playing guard and center.
     
  25. DavisBuff

    DavisBuff Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2008
    Messages:
    867
    Likes Received:
    125
    Flipping Xavier Newman should be a real possibility. With the two 4 star OL transfers from Baylor, Texas has signed 12 OL in the last two classes. Playing time their could be scarce. He was close to committing to CU. Hopefully adding two OL players that will have a year head start for playing time is enough for him to rethink his decision. Come back to Colorado Xavier.
     
  26. onealcd

    onealcd Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2013
    Messages:
    5,613
    Likes Received:
    1,501
    IMO, it comes down to us and OU and we get him if we show progress this year on the field.
     
  27. Buff_since76

    Buff_since76 Still a fan... Club Member

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2009
    Messages:
    1,212
    Likes Received:
    293
    I would love to have the chance to flip this guy, I just feel the probability on that occurring is extremely low. I thought this was his dream school, and he doesn't seem like the kind of kid who is going to shy away from competition. If Texas has 15 4* recruits on their roster, he is going to go and work his tail off to beat them.

    I would be excited if he became a Buff, but feel I have a better chance of winning Powerball.
     
  28. Dorn09

    Dorn09 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2008
    Messages:
    781
    Likes Received:
    168

    We have a much better shot that that. He was about to commit to us and his best friend is committed to the Buffs.
     
    TDforTD, FlatironsBuff and The Ogre like this.
  29. WasianCU

    WasianCU Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2012
    Messages:
    1,651
    Likes Received:
    1,204
    Bump! Sounds like we're still recruiting him here along with the rest of the DeSoto crew.

    According to Howell's live chat, he'll be here this weekend:
     
  30. patebuff

    patebuff Downgraded to half a star Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2008
    Messages:
    7,025
    Likes Received:
    1,161
    Nice!
     

Share This Page