Temple wide receiver Quentin Johnston at spring practice. (Mike Craven)

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Texas lands elite wide receiver Quentin Johnston from Temple

Posted August 17th, 2019

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The Longhorns were in desperate need of a talented wide receiver in the 2020 class and it came on Saturday morning when four-star Quentin Johnston of Temple High School pledged to Texas. Johnston is a 6-4, 180-pound athletic freak who also dominates on the basketball court and in track at Temple. He’s a former teammate of current Texas tight end Jared Wiley. Johnston was a first-team all-district selection as a junior. He’s the 13th-ranked wide receiver in the nation and No. 12 on the 2020 Fabulous 55.

Johnston is the first true wide receiver to commit to Texas in the 2020 class. The Longhorns lost in-state stars Demond Demas and Troy Omeire to Texas A&M earlier in the cycle. Johnston was the top remaining wide receiver in Texas. Don’t be surprised if the Longhorns go out of state for a couple of other wide receivers to fill out the class. The top candidates at the moment are LV Bunkley-Shelton (Calif.) and Javian Hester (Okla.).

Texas' 2020 recruiting class

A list of Texas commitments in the 2020 recruiting class.
PLAYERPOS.SCHOOLSTARSCOMMITMENT DATE
Hudson CardQBLake Travis4May 25 (2018)
Logan ParrOGSan Antonio O'Connor4Oct. 28 (2018)
Jake MajorsOGProsper4Jan. 24
Jaylen GarthOTPort Neches-Groves4Feb. 17
Jaden HullabyATHBishop Dunne3March 30
Ja'Quinden JacksonQB/ATHDuncanville4June 3
Kitan CrawfordCBJohn Tyler4June 21
Prince DorbahOLBHighland Park4July 9
Vernon BroughtonDTCy Ridge4July 17
Van FillingerDECanyon Court (Utah)3July 18
Andrej KaricOTSouthlake Carroll3July 24
Bijan RobinsonRBSalpointe Catholic (Ariz.)5Aug. 2
Ethan PounceyCBWinter Park (Fla.)4Aug. 6
Jerrin ThompsonSLufkin4Aug. 11
Princely UmanmielenDEManor4Aug. 12
Xavion AlfordSAlvin Shadow Creek4Aug. 16
Quentin JohnstonWRTemple4Aug. 17
Joshua EatonCBAldine Macarthur4Aug. 23
Ty JordanRBWest Mesquite3Sept. 15

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