Xavion Alford, safety, Alvin Shadow Creek
FYI: 4-stars; 6-0/182; No. 9-ranked S
Fabulous 55 ranking: 19th
Committed: Aug. 16
What he brings to Texas’ table: Alford is the most versatile defensive back in the state. He can play cornerback, safety or nickel back. He was a first-team all-district selection in 2018 after recording 61 tackles and six interceptions. He helped lead Shadow Creek to a state championship game appearance in Class 5A Division I. Alford missed most of his senior season with a knee injury. He’ll be cleared for spring drills and plans to enroll in January.
Welcome to the family, Xavion Alford! 🤘
— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 18, 2019
Alford wants to play right away, and with Brandon Jones moving on, he’ll be in line for snaps as a freshman. There will be a spot up for grabs next to Caden Sterns in 2020 and Alford wants to make a similar impact as a freshman as the one Sterns made in 2018. The Longhorns utilize multiple safeties and Alford wants to be part of those speciality packages. He can also help on special teams.
He said it: “Growing up and playing football in Texas, who doesn’t want to be a Longhorn? It’s the Texas pride. I love the program. The coaches were consistent throughout the entire process. They stayed on me and it showed me that they really wanted me.” — Alford
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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