BEVO BEAT

Texas pledges in action: Week 1

Posted September 10th, 2013

Advertisement

Tuesday afternoons throughout the football season, The Dotted Line will take a quick at each of Texas’ in-state commitments to see how they fared the previous week and what lies ahead on the upcoming Friday. (* denotes district games)

2014 COMMITMENTS

QB Jerrod Heard – No. 3 Denton Guyer (5-4A)
Overall: 1-1 District: 0-0
Last week:  After a disappointing opening-weekend loss to Cedar Hill, Heard went 14-of-22 for 145 yards and two scores; he also tallied 137 yards on 21 rush attempts in a 35-14 win over Colleyville Heritage.
This week: vs. 1-1 Flower Mound Marcus (5-5A)
Season: 26/40, 324 yards, 2 TD, 2 Int; 39 rush, 240 yards

Advertisement

DE Derick Roberson – No. 2 San Antonio Brennan (28-4A)
Overall: 2-0 District: 0-0
Last week: Roberson and his Brennan teammates have won by a combined score of 100-0 through their first two games after their 48-0 shutout against Taft. Brennan has climbed to No. 2 in the latest Texas high school 4A AP poll.
This week: vs. 2-0 San Antonio East Central (28-5A)
Season: N/A

WR Armanti Foreman/RB D’Onta Foreman – No. 7 Texas City (24-4A)
Overall: 2-0 District 0-0
Last week: The Foreman brothers accounted for five touchdowns in Texas City’s 56-35 win over previously 7th-ranked La Marque. Armanti caught five balls for 110 yards and a score; D’Onta rushed for 103 yards and four touchdowns on 17 carries.
This week: vs. 2-0 Pasadena (22-5A)
Season – Armanti: 8 rec, 172 yards, 2 TD; 4 rush, 40 yards
Season – D’Onta: 31 rush, 251 yards, 7 TD

RB Donald Catalon – Aldine Eisenhower (18-5A)
Overall: 0-2 District 0-0
Last week: Catalon had a quiet night for the Eagles, carrying the ball only five times for 20 yards in the second straight loss to start the season.
This week: at 2-0 Fort Bend Bush (23-5A)
Season: N/A

S John Bonney – No. 5 Houston Lamar (20-5A)
Overall: 2-0 District: 0-0
Last week: Bonney, Texas’ most recent pledge, and the Houston Lamar defense held Fort Bend Elkins to just six points in a 38-6 win. Bonney registered his first interception of the season in the win.
This week: vs. 2-0 Beaumont West Brook (21-5A)
Season: 9 tackles, 1 INT, 2 passes defended

LB Otaro Alaka – Cy Falls (17-5A)
Overall: 0-1 District: 0-0
Last week: Off
*Next week: at 1-0 Cy Springs
Season: N/A

WR Lorenzo Joe – Abilene Cooper (2-5A)
Overall: 1-1 District 0-0
Last week: Joe led Cooper to a win over the state’s previously top-ranked 4A team, Cedar Park, with 57 yards on 6-of-15 passing and 159 yards and a score on 28 carries.
*Next week: at 1-1 Midland Lee
Season: 21/41, 305 yards, TD; 38 rush, 242 yards, TD

RB Kevin Shorter – No. 2 Newton (10-2A Division 1)
Overall: 2-0 District 0-0
Last week: Shorter posted another solid performance for one of 2A’s top schools with 221 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries. Despite the 28-17 win over Liberty, Newton fell to No. 2 in class 2A behind Cameron Yoe.
Next week: vs. 2-0 Orangefield (21-3A)
Season: 22 rush, 341 yards, 4TD; 5 rec, 87 yards, TD

C Terrell Cuney – Jasper (20-3A)
Overall: 1-1 District: 0-0
Last week: Jasper turned the ball over five times in a 30-22 loss to Orangefield.
Next week: at 1-1 Kirbyville (10-2A)
Season: N/A

DE Sione Teuhema – Keller (4-5A)
Overall: 2-0 District: 0-0
Last week: Teuhema picked up three sacks in a surprising 24-7 win over Mansfield.
Next week: at 2-0 Hurst Bell (6-5A)
Season: N/A

LB Cameron Hampton – Dallas Carter (11-4A)
Overall: 1-0 District: 0-0
Last week: Hampton and the Dallas Carter defense held Terrell to just 2.3 yards per rush in a 35-16 win.
Next week: at Dallas Madison (11-3A)
Season: N/A

DL Jake McMillon – Abilene (2-5A)
Overall: 0-2 District: 0-0
Last week: McMillon recorded five tackles in a big 50-20 loss that drops Abilene to 0-2.
This week: vs. 1-1 Amarillo Tascosa (2-5A)
Season: N/A

WR Garrett Gray – Marble Falls (25-4A)
Overall: 1-1 District: 0-0
Last week: Gray caught three passes for 82 yards and a score in Marble Falls’ 69-25 blowout win over Smithville.
This week: at 2-0 Burnet (8-3A)
Season: 8 rec, 156 yards, 2 TD

DT Trey Lealaimatafao – San Antonio Warren (27-5A)
Overall: 1-1 District: 0-0
Last week: Lealaimatafao recorded five tackles in Warren’s first loss of the season, a 36-10 decision to San Antonio Churchill.
*This week: at 1-1 San Antonio Brandeis
Season: 11 tackles, 1 TFL

WR Emanuel Porter – Dallas Lincoln (12-4A)
Overall: 0-1 District: 0-0
Last week: Off
This week: at 1-1 Dallas Bishop Dunne (Private)
Season: 6 rec, 99 yards, TD

WR Dorian Leonard – Longview (12-5A)
Overall: 1-1 District: 0-0
Last week: Leonard caught just three passes for 28 yards in Longview’s 26-14 win over Marshall. Teammate JaMycal Hasty, who holds a UT offer, ran for 253 yards and two scores on 24 carries.
Next week: at vs. Olive Branch (Olive Branch, MS)
Season: 10 rec, 161 yards, TD

WR Roderick Bernard – Houston Sharpstown (21-4A)
Overall: 1-1 District: 0-0
Last week: Bernard registered an 80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in Sharpstown’s 41-27 loss to Houston Westbury.
This week: at 0-1 Houston Waltrip (21-4A)
Season: N/A

S Jason Hall – South Grand Prairie (7-5A)
Overall: 2-0 District: 0-0
Last week: South Grand Prairie got a big 52-31 win over Flower Mound, and Texas commit Jason Hall contributed with a 29-yard interception return for a touchdown.
This week: vs. 1-1 Arlington Martin (3-5A)
Season: N/A

(2014 pledges not in Texas HS football: DB Jermaine Roberts/DT Courtney Garnett – New Orleans (La.) St. Augustine; LB Andrew Beck – Tampa (Fla.) Plant; P Corbin Daily – Charlotte (N.C.) Andrey Kell; TE John Thomas – Trinity Valley C.C.)

2015 COMMITMENTS

OL Maea Teuhema – Keller (4-5A)
Overall: 2-0 District: 0-0
Last week: Keller posted a 24-7 win over Mansfield to move to 2-0 on the season.
Next week: at 2-0 Hurst Bell (6-5A)
Season: N/A

OL Patrick Vahe – No. 8 Euless Trinity (6-5A)
Overall: 0-1 District: 0-0
Last week: Trinity lost to Oklahoma power Jenks 27-23 in its season opener, but it did manage to gain 309 rush yards with help from Vahe and the Trinity offensive line.
This week: at No. 3 Desoto (7-5A)
Season: N/A

ATH KeKe Coutee – Lufkin (14-5A)
Overall: 1-1 District: 0-0
Last week: Coutee caught nine passes for 95 yards and a touchdown, but Lufkin fell to Tyler Lee 42-30.
This week: at 1-0 Nacogdoches (16-4A)
Season: 11 rec, 186 yards, 2TD; 3 rush, 63 yards, TD

S Johnny Shaw – Center (20-3A)
Overall: 0-2 District: 0-0
Last week: Shaw and the Center defense struggled to stop Longview Pine Tree in a 64-49 loss. Center’s offense didn’t help with six turnovers.
This week: at 1-1 Atlanta (13-3A)
Season: N/A

OT Connor Lanfear – Buda Hays (27-4A)
Overall: 2-0 District: 0-0
Last week: Hays racked up 147 rush yards behind its offensive line in a 21-7 win over Austin Anderson.
This week: 1-1 Leander Rouse (25-4A)
Season: N/A

OG Aaron Garza – Sherman (13-4A)
Overall: 1-1 District: 0-0
Last week: Sherman dropped to 1-1 after a 34-14 loss at home to Sulphur Springs last week.
This week: at 1-1 Dallas Highland Park (10-4A)
Season: N/A

CB Jalen Campbell – Corpus Christi Flour Bluff (31-4A)
Overall: 2-0 District: 0-0
Last week: With Campbell still sidelined after tearing his ACL, Flour Bluff held on to win a tight one, 28-25, over Corpus Christi Carroll to move to 2-0.
This week: vs. 2-0 Corpus Christi Calallen (30-4A)
Season: N/A

DT Bryce English – No. 3 DeSoto (7-5A)
Overall: 2-0 District: 0-0
Last week: Led by a strong performance from Bryce English and the defensive line, DeSoto shut down Tulsa (OK) Union in the second half and ran away with a 44-20 win. Next up is a big 5A top-ten showdown with Euless Trinity.
This week: vs. No. 8 Euless Trinity (6-5A)
Season: N/A

2016 COMMITMENTS

WR Reggie Hemphill – Manvel (22-5A)
Overall: 1-1 District: 0-0
Last week: Manvel dropped a close one to No. 4 Galena Park North Shore, 24-21. Hemphill finished with just one reception for three yards.
This week: at 0-1 Galveston Ball (24-4A)
Season: 8 rec, 115 yards, TD

News on Bevo Beat is free and unlimited. Access to the rest of Hookem.com is included with an Austin American-Statesman subscription in addition to Statesman.com and the ePaper edition. Subscribe today at statesman.com/subscribe.

Comments