3 Texas schools in the lead for 4-star Longview RB Taylor Tatum

Longview (Texas) four-star running back Taylor Tatum has no shortage of colleges to choose from. According to 247Sports, he’s received offers from 37 different programs so far.

While that list includes schools as far away as USC, Oregon and Washington, it sounds like Tatum will be staying in-state. On3’s prediction model currently has Baylor with a narrow lead to get his commitment at 21.5%. Texas A&M is next at 18.8%, followed by Texas at 16.1%.

Whoever gets Tatum (5-foot-10, 195 pounds) will be landing one of the top running backs in the class of 2024. He ranks No. 3 at his position, No. 6 overall in the state and No. 36 in the nation.

Last season at Longview, he racked up 1,891 rushing yards and scored 33 touchdowns. Here’s a look at some of his high school highlights.

According to Rivals, Tatum has spring visits set for Ohio State, Georgia and Oregon.

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