The Kansas Jayhawks football program received a major commitment from a recruit Tuesday, as offensive tackle Joey Bloomfield of Louisville, Ky. announced his verbal pledge to be a Jayhawk via Twitter. Bloomfield, a member of the Class of 2013, has been rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com, and chose Kansas over schools like Houston, San Diego St. and Colorado.
"They were ecstatic, just about the same as my reaction," said Bloomfield, a 6-foot-6, 295-pound senior. "I'm so blessed to be in this situation and so excited. Words can't describe."
"… I can't believe it's a reality, and I can't wait to get out there. … People dream of playing in the Big 12 (Conference), and I got that opportunity."
Bloomfield said the Jayhawks plan on using him at tackle or guard.
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