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No one's stock has gone up more the past six weeks than Stavion Lowe's. The talented Brownwood offensive lineman has spent the spring and early part of the summer visiting a number of schools -- especially from the SEC and the Big 12 conferences. There is no doubt about it: Lowe is an extremely athletic offensive lineman who will be a major asset to the college of his choice.
|Lowe is considering Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Auburn, Arkansas and Texas A&M.|
"I know it takes great feet to excel as a lineman and that's why I'm working out twice a day to keep improving," he said. "Coaches look for lineman that can get blocks at the second and third levels. I also want to be a more explosive run blocker."
Lowe wants to go to a school where he can play early and one at which he can have academic success.
"It's important to me and my family that the college I choose has a good business school," he said. "You've got to be more than just a football player."
Brownwood High has several talented seniors coming back this fall. Lowe is excited about the team's chances.
"My main goal for the 2008 season is to help take my school to the state championship," Lowe said. "My personal goal is to be first team all-state and maybe even be an All-American."
When asked whom his football hero was, he quickly responded "Vince Young because he's a phenomenal athlete with a great work ethic."
When he's not playing football or working out, Lowe enjoys playing basketball and video games. His favorite food is spaghetti with a lot of sauce.Lowe is one of nearly a dozen Texans to accept invitations to the Under Armor All-America Game in Orlando, Florida.
"I am excited to showcase my talents against the very best," Lowe said." I also can't wait to go to Walt Disney World."As a coach, you can't ask much more out of a player like Stavion Lowe. He is an athlete who is completely dedicated to his school, his teammates and his coaching staff. He is also smart enough to realize the competition continues to improve with each level. It would this scout if Lowe doesn't make it al the way to the top rung.
Lowe will be a big time college offensive lineman. It's rare to find an offensive tackle with so much athletic ability. Exceptional player who has talent and gives great effort.Bill Conley worked at Ohio State for 17 years as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. Since retiring from Ohio State in 2004, Conley has worked as a contributor and analyst for Columbus-area print and broadcast media and as a professional speaker. He also published a book recounting his years as a Buckeyes recruiting coordinator, "Buckeye Bumper Crops."