Offensive tackle is a huge need for a lot of teams in the Big 12. We saw Oklahoma State land one a few days ago in Hunter Anthony, and now Baylor has picked up a big guy to control the edge. Ylijaah Hall, a massive offensive tackle from Bryan, TX, (also known as Texas A&M’s backyard) chose Baylor over interest from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Houston, and Texas, though Baylor extended his first and only offer, for now.
Thanks to my FAM, coaches @ BHS & Coach Rhule & staff @ BU for the opportunity and believing in me.
I decided to commit 2 BAYLOR UNIVERSITY! pic.twitter.com/pIbp25gZvk
— Ylijaah Hall (@ylijaah_hall) March 8, 2017
THE HALL FILE
|Name||Hometown||Position||Position Ranking||Star Rating|
|Ylijaah Hall||Bryan, TX||OT||72||⭐⭐⭐|
Hall visited Baylor last month for their annual junior day, and upon seeing him in person, Matt Rhule decided to extend an offer. Hall is the second tackle in the 2018 Baylor class, as he joins the 61st best tackle in the country, Jackson Kimble, out of Texas high school powerhouse, Southlake Carroll.
Hall is the third commitment in the 2018 class, and his decision moves Baylor to 34th in the 247Sports class rankings as well as 5th in the Big 12. Matt Rhule said he’d emphasize recruiting Texas, and so far he’s doing that very well.
Ylijaah is a very interesting prospect. He’s about as raw as they come, and he’ll take a lot of coaching to become a star, but he absolutely has a high ceiling. He’s 6-foot-5, and 285 pounds, which, is a little small for a lineman that tall. In a college weight program, he’ll be able to add some serious muscle, and when he does, he could be a beast. His footwork isn’t bad, and he very obviously loves to hit, which stands out quite a bit when you watch his very impressive highlights.