Fort Bend Austin wide receiver Troy Omeire committed to Texas on Sept. 20. (Mike Craven)

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Meet the Longhorns: Fort Bend Austin’s Troy Omeire passes the eye test at wide receiver

Posted December 18th, 2019


Troy Omeire, wide receiver, Fort Bend Austin

FYI: 4-stars; 6-3/206; No. 39-ranked WR

Fabulous 55 ranking: 48th

Committed: Sept. 20


What he brings to Texas’ table: Omeire, at 6-3 and 210 pounds, is an athletic freak of nature but is still raw as a football player and wide receiver. Still, the physical tools are there for him to become a star in college football. He already looks like a college wide receiver with plenty of bulk to handle duties outside of just catching the football, like blocking on the edge.

Omeire achieves success on pure athleticism and instinct. The sky’s the limit for the big wide receiver once he receives some real tutelage as the position. He had 85 catches for 1,546 yards and 21 touchdowns in his last two varsity seasons.

It’s not easy for wide receivers to make an immediate impact as freshmen, especially at one of the outside positions. Even Collin Johnson struggled to see the field and find consistency early in his tenure. We watched guys like Brennan Eagles and Malcolm Epps used sparingly as freshmen despite their high recruiting rankings.

Omeire is likely to follow the same path as Eagles. Expect him to see the field as a freshman before making a bigger impact as he reaches his second year on campus.

He said it: “If a team plays me one-on-one, it is up to me to win that matchup. That should be an easy win for me as a wide receiver.” — Omeire

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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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