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Lake Travis' Hudson Card (1) throws over Allen's Jayden Jernigan (42) in the second half of the high school football Class 6A, Division I final at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Friday, Dec. 23, 2017. (Stephen Spillman / for AMERICAN-STATESMAN)


The Dotted Line: Week 3 guide to watching Texas commits in action

Posted September 13th, 2018


It’s week three for the in-state commits. All 15 pledges, including the out-of-state ones, are in action. Many are expected on campus Saturday for the USC game, including several from outside the state. Here is a schedule of the future Longhorns.

The in-state commits

Texas commit Jared Wiley at the Temple High School spring game. (Mike Craven)

Temple vs. Killeen Harker Heights 

Where: Wildcat Stadium


When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Commits: Jared Wiley, three-star tight end (Temple)

Conroe Oak Ridge at The Woodlands 

Where: Woodforest Bank Stadium

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Commits: Tyler Johnson, four-star offensive tackle (Oak Ridge)

Port Neches-Groves at Tomball   

Where: Tomball ISD Stadium

When: Saturday, 2 p.m.

Commits: Roschon Johnson, four-star quarterback (Port Neches-Groves)

Houston North Forest vs. Washington 

Where: North Forest High School

When: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Commits: Javonne Shepherd, four-star offensive tackle (North Forest)

Richmond George Ranch vs. Clear Springs 

Where: Traylor Stadium (Rosenberg)

When: Saturday, 6 p.m.

Commits: Peter Mpagi, three-star defensive end (George Ranch)

Alvin vs. Tompkins 

Where: Memorial Stadium (Alvin)

When: Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

Commits: Marques Caldwell, three-star cornerback (Alvin)

Cuero vs. El Campo

Where: Cuero Stadium

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Commits: Jordan Whittington (injured), four-star wide receiver (Cuero)

Huntsville vs. College Station 

Where: Bowers Stadium (Huntsville)

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Commits: T’Vondre Sweat, three-star defensive end (Huntsville)

The out-of-state commits

Westlake Village (Calif.) at Moorpark (Calif.)

Where: Moorpark (Calif.)

When: Friday, 7 p.m. Pacific

Commits: De’Gabriel Floyd, four-star outside linebacker (Westlake Village)

Westlake Village is 4-0. Floyd has scored a touchdown as a punt returner and as a receiver. No defensive statistics are available for the team, though.

Mayfair (Calif.) at Warren (Calif.)

Where: Warren (Calif.)

When: Friday, 7 p.m. Pacific

Commits: Chris Adimora, four-star safety (Mayfair)

Mayfair and Adimora, a four-star safety commit, started the season 3-1 and are set for a showdown with Warren. Adimora stars on both sides of the ball for Mayfair, patrolling the secondary at safety and contributing at wide receiver.

Chandler (Ariz.) at Desert Range (Ariz.)

Where: Henderson (Nev.)

When: Friday, 5 p.m. Western

Commits: Brayden Liebrock, four-star tight end (Chandler)

Chandler is on a three-game winning streak entering its second neutral site game of the season. Chandler started with a loss to Centennial (Calif.) in a neutral-site game and just knocked off Faith Lutheran during the Polynesian Classic in Las Vegas.

Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep (Ariz.) vs. Desert Mountain (Ariz.)

Where: Notre Dame Prep (Ariz.)

When: Friday, 7 p.m. Mountain

Commits: Jake Smith, four-star wide receiver (Notre Dame)

Jake Smith is off to the hottest start of any UT commit. The future slot receiver plays all over the field for his 4-0 Notre Dame Prep squad. He’s scored 11 of the team’s first 12 touchdowns and added another receiving score in the most recent win.

Grayson (Ga.) at Westlake (Ga.)

Where: Westlake High School

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Eastern

Commits: Kenyatta Watson II, four-star cornerback (Grayson)

Watson suffered a minor injury in the game last week and it’s unclear whether the cornerback will play this week.

Wekiva (Fla.) vs. Winter Park (Fla.)

Where: Wekiva High School

When: Friday, 7 p.m. Eastern

Commits: Marcus Tillman Jr., three-star outside linebacker (Wekiva)

Wekiva allowed just three points in its season opening victory against in-state rival Jones High. Wekiva won 28-14 in a neutral site game against North Gwinnett (Ga.) last weekend. It’s back to in-state competition in Week 3 for the undefeated squad.

Millwood (Okla.) vs. Cascia Hall (Okla.)

Where: Millwood High School

When: Friday, 7 p.m. Central

Commits: Demariyon Houston, four-star wide receiver (Millwood)

Millwood is the defending Class 2A Oklahoma state champions and looks like a team ready to compete after starting the season with a win against Heritage Hall, Oklahoma’s defending Class 4A state champion. MIllwood beat Douglas 56-0 in Week 2.

The 2020 commitment

Lake Travis at Austin Bowie

Where: Burger Stadium

When: 8 p.m., Friday

Commits: Hudson Card, four-star quarterback (Lake Travis)