Sports Person of the Week - Christian Trahan

Sports Person of the Week - Christian Trahan

SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) - "It's just been a big ole blur."

That about sums up recruiting in 2017.

Players are pulled in different directions with schools aiming to get their signature on signing day. Sulphur tight end Christian Trahan, was no exception. The 3-star made his choice this week, signing with the Houston Cougars.

"It's really exciting and it's a real stress relief too, because it had been building up with all of the schools," admitted Trahan. "Now I know I can just get onto the next chapter."

Trahan was the only local prospect to sign on the new early signing period. He made good on his 6-month commitment to Houston, because the Cougars made his choice easy.

"Basically the family atmosphere with Coach Applewhite [made Trahan want to go to Houston]. I kind of knew once I got there that's that's where I wanted to be. I wasn't going to change it."

On the field, Trahan feels like this offense fits him like a glove. He finished his Sulphur career with 95 catches for 1,361 yards and 16 touchdowns.

"It's perfect. It's almost similar to what we run here as far as the tight end's role in the backfield, on the line and on the outside. I will have to go in there and work, but I can see an opening where I would play my first year," said Trahan. "I think I will be able to get in there and block and I think that's what's going to separate me."

But Trahan says his football career will have to wait-- at least until basketball season wraps up.

"I'm kind of caught up with basketball right now, so I haven't really sat and thought about it. But it will hit me."

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