Lake Travis' Hudson Card began his high school career as a wide receiver but finished it as a quarterback; he picked Texas over Ohio State, Alabama and Auburn. (John Gutierrez/For Statesman)

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Meet the Longhorns: Lake Travis’ Hudson Card knew he’d end up at Texas all along

Posted December 18th, 2019

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Hudson Card, quarterback, Lake Travis

FYI: 4-stars; 6-2/179; No. 2-ranked dual-threat QB

Fabulous 55 ranking: 12th

Committed: May 25, 2018

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What he brings to Texas’ table: Card picked UT over 22 other offers, including Ohio State, Alabama and Auburn. He was District 25-6A newcomer of the year in 2017 when he starred at wide receiver for the Cavaliers, catching 69 passes for 1,137 yards and 13 touchdowns. He added six rushing touchdowns, six passing touchdowns and three interceptions on defense.

He became Lake Travis’ starting quarterback as a junior and led his team to consecutive appearances in the Class 6A Division I state semifinals. Last year he passed for 3,543 yards and 50 touchdowns, rushing 110 times for 619 yards and nine touchdowns. He missed a large portion of his senior season with a foot injury, but he returned for the playoffs and is healthy.

Card will enroll in January and participate in spring practice.

He said it: “It’s been my dream school my whole life, so that was a big reason (for committing in May 2018). I might as well focus on high school and winning a state championship since I knew where I wanted to end up. It feels good to get it out of the way and off my chest.” — Card

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PLAYERPOS.SCHOOLSTARSCOMMITMENT DATE
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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