Baylor gets pledge from No. 8 RB Hasty

Baylor’s noteworthy 2015 class got even better Saturday with the commitment of one of the nation’s top running backs.

ESPN Junior 300 standout Ja'Mycal Hasty, the No. 8 running back in the country, verbally committed to Baylor during a campus visit Saturday and became the Bears’ sixth overall pledge and second ESPN Junior 300 athlete in its 2015 class. He confirmed the commitment to ESPN.com. Ranked No. 117 in the ESPN Junior 300, Hasty is a 5-foot-8, 184-pound running back with blazing speed.