Bruce Garrett is bringing Texas smashmouth football to Provo, announcing his commitment to BYU earlier this week via Twitter:
Excited to announce that I will be committing to Brigham Young University to further my football career and education!!⚪️🔵 #GoCougs🤙🏻 @joshgibson_pg @CoachMateos @kalanifsitake @Coach_Steward pic.twitter.com/57XwDVICGk— Bruce Garrett (@brucega39) June 18, 2019
Garrett preps at Pleasant Grove High School (Texarkana, Texas), where as a junior he rushed for 2004 yards and 19 touchdowns and was named to the All-State team. His team won the Class 4A, Division II state championship his sophomore season and were runners-up last year.
|Hometown:||Texarkana, Texas||High School:||Pleasant Grove|
|Class:||2020||HT/WT:||5’11”, 190 lbs.|
|Position:||Running Back||40 time:||4.52|
|Commit date:||June 17, 2019|
I caught up with Garrett to ask him about his recruiting.
BYU Insider: Why did you choose BYU?
Garrett: It’s a perfect fit for me because the relationships there are just better and real.
BYU Insider: What other schools were showing you love in the recruiting process?
Garrett: Baylor and SMU, but BYU brought the most love.
BYU Insider: What are some of your favorites?
Garrett: Step Brothers and Anchorman
BYU Insider: What is one of your greatest accomplishment in sports?
Garrett: Winning the State Championship my sophomore year and making my family proud.
BYU Insider: What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
Garrett: My grandpa telling me something as simple as “you either do it or you don’t”.
BYU Insider: Who is a current player that you seek to emulate on the field?
Garrett: Christian McCaffrey (running back for Carolina Panthers)Tweets by brucega39
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