June 12, 2006

Irby's heating up

Heading into last weekend's Texas Longhorn mini-camp, the hot storyline that most fans wanted to hear about was the potential visit of California blue-chip athlete Blaine Irby. The Ventura St. Bonaventure standout was one of a small handful of top uncommitted prospects that was rumored to be a possible visitor, and with the way the Longhorns have been reeling in commits at a maddening pace, some fans were hoping that Irby might consider joining the fold.

But due to a hectic school schedule that has included finals this week, Irby was unable to attend. He will, however, be in Austin this week in an effort to gain more knowledge about the Longhorn program.

Irby is one of the hottest prospects on the west coast and he's holding offers from programs around the country, but he said this week that the picture is starting to come into focus, with Texas and Arizona State leading the pack.

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