Kansas capped off an impressive weekend as Monday they added their third recruit over the last two days as Charlie Weis tries to close ground on finalizing his first recruiting class by Wednesday's national signing day.
Tyree Williams of Sugar Land, Texas became the 14th member of the 2012 class (not counting transfers from other four-year schools), when the 6'0" 190 lb athlete picked the Jayhawks. After visiting Lawrence over the week, he choose the Big 12 school over offers from North Texas, SMU, and UTEP.
Williams spoke highly of the new coaching staff to the Lawrence Journal World -
"I felt like it was the right spot for me," Williams told Kirby. "I thought coach (Charlie) Weis and Dave Campo are great coaches. I want to be a part of the turnaround at Kansas. I love the coaching staff and how they interacted with the players."
Tavai, 6'3" 280 lbs is originally from Manhattan Beach, California and was the defensive MVP this past season in the National Northern Conference. He picked the Jayhawks over offers from Texas Tech and Washington State.
Arnick also visited Lawrence this past weekend and the 6'2" 200 lb outside linebacker had a list of offers than included Boise State and Houston.
Tavai and Arnick both have three stars according to Rivals.com, while Williams in a two-star.
Texas has been an area Kansas has zoned in on as this team looks to build. Of the 14 current commits, six come from the Lone Star State.
The other commits for Kansas include-
Greg Allen Defensive Back - Alief Taylor HS Houston, Texas
Sean Connolly Offensive Tackle - St. Edward HS Lakewood, Ohio
Charles Brooks Tight End - Scottsdale Community College in Arizona
Josh Ford Wide Receiver - Arizona Western Community College
Taylor Cox Running Back - College of the Siskiyous in California
Tyler Holmes Defensive Tackle - Sachse HS Sachse, Texas
Tre Parmalee Wide Receiver - Bishop Miege HS Overland Park, Kansas
Keon Stowers Defensive End - Georgia Military College
Ty McKinney Defensive Tackle - Trinity Valley Community College in Texas
Jordan Smith Tight End - Reicher HS Waco, Texas
Brian Beckmann Offensive Tackle - Blue Valley West HS Overland Park, KS