Massive Plano, Texas DE has an early leader

Massive Plano, Texas DE has an early leader

Plano, Texas defensive end Ben Bass talks about his summer workouts, offers, early favorites, summer visit plans and interest in Oklahoma. Ben Bass is one of the most athletic down lineman in the state of Texas, and a player that can line up on both sides of the ball.

Ben Bass, DE, PLANO WEST, TEXAS:

JH: What are doing this offseason?

BB: "I am lifting weights right now because school is over with."

JH: What kind of offseason workout are you doing?

BB: "I am doing agility and speed training work. I am training to be a defensive end. I want to be as quick as possible coming off the corner."

JH: Do you plan to get a lot bigger this summer?

BB: "I weighed 260 to start the summer, and whatever weight that I end up with before the season is fine with me. I am going to play defensive end and offensive left tackle, and I want to weigh what naturally I am going to weigh."

JH: Have you gone to any camps or combines in the past month?

BB: "I went to the combine at Texas A&M. I feel like I did fine there. Every one-on-one drill at defensive end I won."

JH: Do you plan on making any unofficial visits this summer or go to any camps?

BB: "I plan on visiting Arkansas, OU, Texas A&M and Colorado this summer. I am just going to visit those schools unofficially."

JH: How many schools have offered you at this point?

BB: "I have been offered by 11 different schools. I have been offered by Arkansas, Arizona, Texas Tech, TCU, OSU, OU, Ole Miss, Colorado, Colorado State, Texas A&M and Kansas."

JH: Do you have a favorite or a top five right now?

BB: "Right now my top school is Texas A&M. Outside of that, I really don't have a top five."

JH: What are your thoughts on Oklahoma?

BB: "I haven't visited Oklahoma and haven't really seen them. I haven't had a chance to see the facilities, team, and coaches or meet any of the players. I am not sure what their campus looks like or what their academic situation is. I haven't seen enough to formulate an opinion on them."

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