HOUSTON -- A top Texas A&M football recruit said Tuesday he
has entered his name in the upcoming NBA draft.
Martellus Bennett, generally considered among the nation's top
tight ends, graduates from Alief Taylor High School later this
The 6-foot-7, 243 pound Bennett told Houston television station KRIV that if he isn't going to be picked in the first round of the NBA draft, he will play football and basketball for A&M. He has until June 21 to withdraw his name from the draft pool.
"I'm trying to test the waters to see how I am doing," said
Bennett, who does not have an agent. "If I don't go where I think
I should be, I can go back to school."