April 30, 2008

KU checks in on Texas running back

Kansas may have gotten their first running back commitment a couple weeks ago in Deshaun Sands out of Florida, but they are still on the look out for more running backs in the 2009 class. Recently, KU wide receivers coach David Beaty made his way down to Plano, Texas to watch running back Toben Opurum during Plano East's spring practice.

Operum started off his high school career at fullback, but last season moved to tailback and rushed for 600 yards with four touchdowns. Opurum says he likes the opportunity Kansas has offered him.

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