Bruce Garrett is bringing Texas smashmouth football to Provo, announcing his commitment to BYU earlier this week via Twitter:

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.  

Garrett is rated 3-stars by 247Sports and ESPN. He holds scholarship offers from Illinois State and has seen recruiting interest from Arkansas, Baylor, and SMU.

Hometown: Texarkana, Texas High School: Pleasant Grove
Class: 2020 HT/WT: 5’11”, 190 lbs.
Position: Running Back 40 time: 4.52
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL Bench/Squat:  
Twitter: @brucega39 Vertical:  
    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)

If you have any additional information or insight about this recruit, please include it in the comment section below.

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