The regional semifinal guide to watching Texas commits in playoff action

Posted November 30th, 2017


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Regional semifinal round

Nine Texas commits remain alive in the Texas high school football playoffs. Longhorns commits went a perfect 9-0 in the area round.

All but two of the 2018 in-state Texas commits reached the playoffs. Linebacker Byron Hobbs (Fort Worth Eastern Hills) and Brennan Eagles (Alief Taylor) finished their respective seasons in Week 11.


Only one of the four out-of-state commitments, Rondale Moore, is still in action.

Roschon Johnson, Texas’ lone commitment in the 2019 class, is also still playing.

A guide to watching in-state commits in action

Angleton vs. Corpus Christi Flour Bluff   

Where: Bobcat Stadium (San Marcos)

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Commits: B.J. Foster, 5-star safety (Angleton)

Spring Westfield vs. Lufkin

Where: New Caney Stadium (New Caney)

When: Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

Commits: Keondre Coburn, 4-star defensive tackle (Westfield)

Cibolo Steele vs. Weslaco East

Where: Alamodome (San Antonio)

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Commits: Caden Sterns, 4-star safety

Houston Lamar vs. Galena Park North Shore

Where: Rice Stadium (Houston)

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Commits: Al’vonte Woodard, 4-star wide receiver (Lamar); D’Shawn Jamison, 4-star cornerback

Carthage vs. Silsbee

Where: Martin Stadium (Lufkin)

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Commits: Keaontay Ingram, 4-star running back (Carthage)

Seminole vs. Bushland

Where: Lowrey Field (Lubbock)

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Commits: Reese Moore, 3-star offensive lineman (Seminole)

Lake Travis vs. Los Fresnos

Where: Leo Aguilar Memorial Stadium (Los Fresnos)

When: Saturday, 1 p.m.

Commits: Cameron Dicker, 3-star kicker (Lake Travis)

The out-of-state commits

Cameron Rising, quarterback, Newbury Park (Calif.)

FYI: 6-2/209; 4 stars; No. 157 player nationally, per 247Sports composite

Newbury Park’s season ended last weekend. In nine games, Rising had 1,374 yards and 12 touchdowns to just four interceptions through the air. He completed 56 percent of his passes. On the ground, he added 431 yards and nine touchdowns.

Rondale Moore, wide receiver, Trinity (Ky.)

FYI: 5-8.5/174; 4 stars; No. 200 player nationally

Moore is the lone out-of-state commitment still playing. His undefeated Trinity team takes on St. Xavier (Ky.) in playoff action Monday at 11 a.m.

Casey Thompson, quarterback, Newcastle (Okla.)

FYI: 6-1/184; 4 stars; No. 112 player nationally

In 10 games, Thompson had 3,249 yards and 37 touchdown passes to 9 interceptions. He added 861 yards and 8 touchdowns on the ground. Newcastle missed the playoffs.

Ayodele Adeoye, linebacker, IMG Academy (Fla.)

FYI: 6-0/231; 4 stars; No. 112 player nationally

Adeoye was credited with 20 tackles in 7 games for IMG Academy.

The 2019 commit

Port Neches-Groves vs. College Station

Where: Humble Stadium (Humble)

When: Saturday, 1 p.m.

Commits: Roschon Johnson; 4-star quarterback commit (Port Neches-Groves)

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