Gamblin Still Looking for First Offer

Gamblin Still Looking for First Offer

The TCU Horned Frogs have looked high and low for the next crop of offensive difference makers. Will they offer Mesquite's Dameon Gamblin? HornedFrogBlitz.com caught up with the young playmaker to get his thoughts.

Dameon Gamblin, out of Mesquite High School, has worked as hard as he can for an offer. The Mesquite, TX star has hit the camp circuit, made visits and worked in every way possible to earn a scholarship to play football at the next level. Now, all that remains is the patience he'll need as he waits for a program to take a chance on him.

HornedFrogBlitz.com caught up with Gamblin to get his take on the recruiting process and to see which schools are showing him the most attention. Although he has yet to receive an offer, he's trying to stay upbeat and positive in hopes that someone will give him a shot.

"It's going pretty good right now" said Gamblin. "I wouldn't say good, but its going, it's getting there."

"I still don't have any offers so that's not good but I'm just going to wait patiently and hopefully one of these schools will jump at me" he said. "I know New Mexico really likes me and is on the verge of offering me, Texas State really likes me and I know TCU likes me but they but they haven't been talking about an offer."

Standing 5'10" and weighing 165 pounds, Gamblin isn't the biggest, most imposing receiver that's available. He does , however, possess great hands, route running ability and plenty of speed. He's proven all of these things at camps and in games, now he just needs a break. His 4.48 speed should garner at least a couple of offers by the time signing day rolls around.

The speedy receiver recently took in a TCU game when the Horned Frogs squared off with then #2, Kansas State. Gamblin says he likes what he saw that night in Ft. Worth, TX.

"My last time to see TCU was when they played Kansas State" he said. "It was cool and I liked the atmosphere, I liked the fans and it was packed out with everybody wearing black. The stadium is real cool and I liked everything about it."

"I just wish they would have won the game; that would have made it that much better" said Gamblin. "I think it's a good program and they have a young quarterback that's getting better week in and week out. I think they're moving in the right direction to get to the top of the Big 12 and they'll eventually win the conference championship and hopefully a national championship."

While Gamblin likes what the Frogs are building, he says he's open to anyone that wants to recruit him. He just wants the chance to prove that he can play at the next level.

"I would love to hear from schools like SMU and Baylor, I like those two" he said. "I'm open to any schools right now since I don't have any offers and I'm not going to be biased if I don't get the offer I want."

After a big senior season that saw Gamblin haul in 53 receptions for over 800 yards and 6 TD's , despite missing 3 games, the talented receiver hopes he's done enough to earn an offer. Stay logged on to HornedFrogBlitz.com to see which program steps up and extends the first offer.

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