Buff Stampede is reporting that Colorado has gained it's second football commitment for 2012, Houston running back Benjamin Catalon. Running back is an extremely important position for the Buffs in the '12 class with both Rodney Stewart and Brian Lockridge leaving the program after this season. Huge get for Embree and Bienemy. It's very good to see them keeping the doors to Texas open. Ben has not yet visited Boulder, but will be in for the spring game.
Position: Running Back
High School: Houston (TX) Westside HS
- Rivals: Ranking not yet released
- Scout: Ranking not yet released
- ESPN: Ranking not yet released
Other Schools of Interest: Baylor, Missouri, Texas A&M, Houston, TCU, Tulsa
Status: Verbal to Colorado
"Benjamin Catalon finished his junior season with 115 carries for 1,116 yards and 14 touchdowns. He also had 12 receptions for 245 yards and one touchdown. He says he can bench 350-pounds, squat 525 and has a 33-inch vertical jump.
Catalon plans to graduate early and hopes to be available for spring ball in 2012. He plans to major in business and reports a 3.5 core GPA and is taking the SAT on March 12."