Texas’ football program received a much needed boost Tuesday night when four-star wide receiver Kelvontay Dixon pledged to the Longhorns. The athlete from Carthage is the younger brother of Texas running back Keaontay Ingram. Dixon is expected to play slot receiver for the Longhorns. The 6-0, 180-pound prospect is the 15th-ranked athlete in the nation, per 247Sports composite rankings.
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Dixon is Texas’ 18h pledge of the 2020 class. The Longhorns signed 17 during the early period in December. Dixon helped Carthage win a Class 4A Division I state championship as a senior, catching 73 passes for 1,223 yards and 20 touchdowns. He caught 84 passes for 1,288 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior. The two-time all-district football player was also a Class 4A state finalist in the triple jump and the 100 meters.
Texas’ 2020 class still ranks 11th in the nation and second in the Big 12. The Longhorns hope to sign a trio of prospects on national signing day with Duncanville cornerback Ennis Rakestraw, Manor defensive end Princely Umanmielen and defensive tackle Alfred Collins listing Texas among their finalists. Texas’ class ranks ninth nationally and first in the Big 12.
Texas' 2020 recruiting classA list of Texas commitments in the 2020 recruiting class.
|Hudson Card||QB||Lake Travis||4||May 25 (2018)|
|Logan Parr||OG||San Antonio O'Connor||4||Oct. 28 (2018)|
|Jake Majors||OG||Prosper||4||Jan. 24|
|Jaylen Garth||OT||Port Neches-Groves||4||Feb. 17|
|Jaden Hullaby||ATH||Bishop Dunne||3||March 30|
|Ja'Quinden Jackson||QB/ATH||Duncanville||4||June 3|
|Kitan Crawford||CB||John Tyler||4||June 21|
|Prince Dorbah||OLB||Highland Park||4||July 9|
|Vernon Broughton||DT||Cy Ridge||4||July 17|
|Andrej Karic||OT||Southlake Carroll||3||July 24|
|Bijan Robinson||RB||Salpointe Catholic (Ariz.)||5||Aug. 2|
|Jerrin Thompson||S||Lufkin||4||Aug. 11|
|Xavion Alford||S||Alvin Shadow Creek||4||Aug. 16|
|Troy Omeire||WR||Fort Bend Austin||4||Sept. 20|
|Dajon Harrison||ATH||Hutto||3||Nov. 5|
|Sawyer Goram-Welch||DT||Longview||3||Dec. 15|
|Jaylan Ford||OLB||Frisco Lone Star||3||Dec. 19|
|Kelvontay Dixon||WR||Carthage||4||Feb. 4|
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