July 3, 2006
Will he stay or go?
Christian Ballard is the highest rated prospect to give an early commitment to KU during Mark Mangino's brief tenure. However, since giving the nod to the Jayhawks back on March 2, the No. 96 ranked player in the class of 2007 has emerged as one of the hottest prospects in the entire class. Ballard, a four-star prospect, told Jayhawk Slant that some new developments have occurred in his recruitment.
Since giving a commitment to KU back on March 2, Ballard, the No. 4 ranked tight end in the class of 2007, has seen his world turn upside down.
During that time, big time college football programs like Arizona State, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas State, Michigan, Oklahoma and UCLA have stepped up with scholarship offers.
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