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Buffaloes Receive A Commitment From Texas Tight End Vincent Hobbs

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The Colorado Buffaloes have received their third tight end commitment in the 2012 class after Vincent Hobbs pledged to head to Boulder. Hobbs, from Mesquite, Texas, has only played a single season at the tight end position and even then was split out from the line almost 75% of the time. Prior to that he played the wide receiver position and is a more developed pass catcher than most that play the position. Jon Embree has gotten a guy with a huge upside and added to an already stellar tight end class.

Welcome aboard Vincent!

Vincent Hobbs

Position: Tight End
Measurables: 6-3/230
40 Yard Dash: 4.65 seconds
High School: Horn (Mesquite, TX) H.S.

Rankings
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- Rivals: 3-star, 5.6, #31 ranked TE
- 247Sports: 3-star, 85, #33 ranked TE
- Scout: 3-star, #61 ranked TE
- ESPN: 2-star, 73, #100 ranked TE

Other Schools of Interest: Colorado State, Florida Atlantic, Louisiana Monroe, Marshall, Memphis, New Mexico

Status: Verbal to Colorado

Notes: From Rivals ($):
"Hobbs, who stands 6-foot-4, 240-pounds, earned first-team all-district honors after catching 45 passes for 583 yards and two touchdowns in 10 games as a senior.

Rivals.com ranks Hobbs as the nation's 31st best tight end recruit and among the top 80 prospects in Texas from the Class of 2012.

"He is a very, very athletically gifted tight end," Webb said. "He is tremendously polished as a receiver because that is really what he played as a sophomore and junior."