Four-star cornerback Kitan Crawford of John Tyler High School is a top Texas target. (Mike Craven)

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John Tyler cornerback Kitan Crawford pledges to Longhorns

Posted June 21st, 2019


John Tyler cornerback Kitan Crawford became Texas’ first defensive commitment of the 2020 class Friday night when the four-star pledged to the Longhorns on a visit to Austin. The 5-11, 200-pound cornerback is Texas’ seventh commitment of the 2020 cycle. Crawford is ranked No. 49 on the 2020 Fabulous 55 and is the eighth-ranked athlete in the country. He’ll play cornerback for the Longhorns. Crawford is a track star who is among the favorites to win the 100-meter dash in Class 6A as a senior.

Texas is off to a relatively slow start in the 2020 class compared to rival programs like Texas A&M and Oklahoma. Expect Crawford’s commitment to be one of a handful of pledges towards the Longhorns in the summer months. Crawford is among dozens of top targets in multiple recruiting classes currently in town for a recruiting event hosted by Texas, which includes a pool party on Saturday.

Texas' 2020 recruiting class

A list of Texas commitments in the 2020 recruiting class.
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
Andrej KaricOTSouthlake Carroll3July 24
Bijan RobinsonRBSalpointe Catholic (Ariz.)5Aug. 2
Jerrin ThompsonSLufkin4Aug. 11
Xavion AlfordSAlvin Shadow Creek4Aug. 16
Troy OmeireWRFort Bend Austin4Sept. 20
Dajon HarrisonATHHutto3Nov. 5
Sawyer Goram-WelchDTLongview3Dec. 15
Jaylan FordOLBFrisco Lone Star3Dec. 19
Kelvontay DixonWRCarthage4Feb. 4

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