After missing a couple of games earlier in the season with an ankle injury, McKinney North 2022 DE/TE Dylan Frazier (6-4, 235) is back on the field.
"The season is going good for me. I got back on the field for the last couple of games playing tight end," Frazier said. "The coaches wanted to start me back slow and get some snaps in. Now that I have gotten some playing time in, I should start getting (more) reps on defense soon."
Frazier is the younger brother of Auburn tight end Bradon Frazier.
Dylan is a legit two-way threat, but his upside may be higher on the defensive side of the ball. Last season, he finished with approximately 13 sacks.
TexasFootball.com Senior Recruiting Analyst Greg Powers weighed in on Frazier's potential.
"Frazier has been on the recruiting radar for quite some time," Powers explained. "He got an early start in a McKinney North program that is known to produce top talent, and I remember when he got his first offer from Texas Tech before the start of his sophomore season."
"At first, I thought he was going to be a true tight end prospect like his older brother, but as he has progressed, I have started to like what he is bringing to the table on the defensive side of the ball more and more. He uses his hands well to redirect blocks, plays with good pad level, and plays with passion."
"Factor in his strength and size and you have a defensive end prospect who can get after the quarterback and will play assignment sound football to stop the run."
The Big 12 Conference has shown an early interest in his talents as he holds offers from Texas Tech, Kansas State, Baylor, Oklahoma State and TCU. Additionally, Arizona, Washington State and Oklahoma Baptist have also offered.
For the moment, everything is wide open in Frazier's mind.
"I would say that I communicate with coaches from all of these programs. None of them really stand out for me," Frazier said. "Everyone has a chance, even a school like Oklahoma Baptist. I have a good relationship with all of the coaches who have offered me, and there are no frontrunners."
While he remains open, programs like Nebraska, Houston, Louisville, Rice, and Florida State have also been in contact. Besides a virtual visit from Oklahoma State, Frazier has not visited any of the programs in person.
According to Frazier, many coaches like what they see, which is unlimited potential.
"Coaches love my motor. They see my tape and certain aspects of my game and see where I can get better," Frazier said. "I know I need to work better with my hands and staying low when I come off the ball. I have really good speed off the edge and play well in between the gaps."
Frazier and McKinney North (3-4, 3-1) are set for a district showdown with Sherman (2-4, 1-1) on 11/19.
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