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Bishop Dunne athlete Jaden Hullaby committed to Texas on March 30. (Mike Craven)


The Dotted Line: Week 2 guide to watching Texas commits in action

Posted September 5th, 2019


The football season began in earnest last week with Texas high school football beginning and college football in its first week. Every Texas commit in the 2020 and 2021 classes are in action at some point this weekend, starting Thursday night. Here is a guide for watching the future Longhorns in action across the state. 

2020 commits

Fifteen of Texas’ 18 pledges in the 2020 class play high school football in Texas. This is Week 1 for each of those players as the road to a state championship begins throughout the state. Game times range from Thursday night to Saturday night. 

Four-star defensive end Prince Dorbah at Highland Park spring practice. (Mike Craven)

Ja’Quinden Jackson, quarterback, Duncanville 


Game details: South Oak Cliff at Duncanville, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Duncanville High School)

Hudson Card, quarterback, Lake Travis

Game details: Mansfield Timberview at Lake Travis, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Lake Travis High School)

Quentin Johnston, wide receiver, Temple

Game details: Autonoma de Nuevo Leon at Temple, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Kelly Reeves Stadium)

Vernon Broughton, defensive tackle, Houston Cypress Ridge

Game details: Cypress Ridge at Morton Ranch, Thursday, 6:30 p.m. (Ken Pridgeon Stadium)

Prince Dorbah, outside linebacker, Highland Park

Game details: Highland Park at Mesquite Horn, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Mesquite Memorial Stadium)

Jaylen Garth, offensive tackle, Port Neches-Groves

Game details: Port Neches-Groves at Huntsville, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Huntsville High School)

Xavion Alford, safety, Alvin Shadow Creek

Game details: Magnolia at Shadow Creek, Friday, 7 p.m. (Shadow Creek High School)

Jake Majors, offensive line, Prosper

Game details: Timber Creek at Prosper, Friday, 7 p.m. (Prosper High School)

Kitan Crawford, cornerback, John Tyler

Game details: Tyler Lee at John Tyler, Friday, 7 p.m. (John Tyler High School)

Jerrin Thompson, safety, Lufkin

Game details: Lufkin at Nacogdoches, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Nacogdoches High School)

Princely Umanmielen, defensive end, Manor

Game details: Manor at Copperas Cove, Friday, 7 p.m. (Copperas Cove High School)

Logan Parr, offensive line, San Antonio O’Connor

Game details: San Antonio O’Connor at San Antonio Holmes, Saturday, 7 p.m. (Gus Stadium)

Joshua Eaton, cornerback, Aldine MacArthur

Game details: College Park at MacArthur, Saturday, 6 p.m. (Thorne Stadium)

Jaden Hullaby, athlete, Mansfield Timberview

Game details: Mansfield Timberview at Lake Travis, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Lake Travis High School)

Bijan Robinson, a five-star running back from Salpointe Catholic High School in Tucson, Ariz., committed to Texas on Aug. 2, 2019, the same day that the Longhorns opened fall practices. [KELLY PRESNELL/ARIZONA DAILY STAR]

Out of state commits

Three of Texas’ 18 pledges in the 2020 class hail from out of state.Van Fillinger (Utah) and Robinson (Ariz.) are part of defending state championship teams. Robinson, a five-star running back from Arizona, and Ethan Pouncey, a four-star from Florida, are expected in Austin on Saturday night for the LSU game.   

Van Fillinger, defensive end, Corner Canyon (Utah)

Game details: Jordan at Corner Canyon, Friday, 7 p.m. 

Ethan Pouncey, cornerback, Winter Park (Fla.)

Game details: Winter Park (Fla.) at Freedom, Friday, 7 p.m. 

Bijan Robinson, running back, Salpointe Catholic

Game details: Salpointe Catholic at Desert Edge, Friday, 7 p.m. 

2021 commits

Seven juniors are committed to Texas entering Week 2 of the Texas high school football schedule. Only six will be in action, however, with tight end Lake McRee out for the season with a knee injury. 

Jalen Milroe, quarterback, Katy Tompkins

Game details: Klein Cain at Katy Tompkins, Friday, 6:30 p.m. (Legacy Stadium)

Quaydarius Davis, wide receiver, Dallas Skyline

Game details: Bishop Dunne at Skyline, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Kincaide Stadium)

Billy Bowman, athlete, Denton Ryan

Game details: Denton Ryan at Fossil Ridge, Friday, 7 p.m. (Keller ISD Complex)

Hayden Conner, offensive tackle, Katy Taylor

Game details: Taylor at Cypress Springs, Thursday, 6:30 p.m. (FCU Stadium)

Derrick Harris Jr., outside linebacker, New Caney

Game details: New Caney vs Houston Heights, Friday, 7 p.m. (New Caney High School)

Lake McRee, tight end, Lake Travis

Game details: Mansfield Timberview at Lake Travis, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Lake Travis High School)

Juan Davis, athlete, Everman

Game details: Everman at Stephenville, Friday, 7 p.m. (Stephenville High School)