Van Alstyne High School (Texas) receiver Jared Ramsey has signed a letter of intent with Oklahoma Baptist University’s football team.
Under head coach Mikael Miller, Ramsey had 28 catches for 378 yards, a touchdown and a 13.5 yard-per-carry reception average.
As a cornerback, he also collected 37 tackles, two interceptions and deflected two passes.
Ramsey was a first-team all-district selection at receiver and honorable mention all-district as a cornerback his senior season. He helped Van Alstyne to area and bi-district titles. Van Alstyne recorded a 27-8 record in his three seasons.
The Bison also signed another Texan in Heritage Christian athlete Quincy Terrell. Terrell, a two-time All-State selection, was named the 2010 District Newcomer of the Year.
Terrell offers a lot of diversity for OBU as he is able to play quarterback, running back, defensive end and middle linebacker.
Closer to home, the Bison have also signed Mustang wide receiver TJ Carmichael. Carmichael played under coach Ty Prestridge at Mustang. Carmichael is also a good musician,scoring superior ratigns at state in solo and ensemble in 2010 and 2011.
OBU Sports Information Director Ray Fink said new OBU head coach Chris Jensen has signed 60 footballers. There were already about 35 prospective footballers on campus, bringing the total number of team members to approximately 985.
Jensen has thus far hired two coaches in Ray Brown, special teams coordinator/inside linebackers and Jason Melot, recruiting coordinator/inside linebackers.
OBU will launch its football program in the fall of 2013.