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West Mesquite running back Ty Jordan is a three-star athlete from West Mesquite. (Mike Craven)


The Dotted Line: The Week 4 guide to watching Texas’ 2020, 2021 commitments

Posted September 19th, 2019


Four of Texas’ 2020 commits are off this week as Duncanville, Alvin Shadow Creek, Lufkin and Aldine MacArthur ready for their upcoming district schedules. Port Neches-Groves offensive tackle Jaylen Garth is out with an injury. The other pledges are in action, including recent commitment Ty Jordan of West Mesquite. 

Cy Ridge defensive lineman Vernon Broughton is a top target for Texas in the 2020 cycle. (Mike Craven)

2020 commits

Hudson Card, quarterback, Lake Travis

Lake Travis at Akins, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Burger Stadium)


Quentin Johnston, wide receiver, Temple

Temple vs. Killeen Shoemaker, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Temple High School)

Vernon Broughton, defensive tackle, Houston Cypress Ridge

Cypress Ridge at Stratford, Saturday, 6 p.m. (Tully Stadium)

Prince Dorbah, outside linebacker, Highland Park

Dallas Adams at Highland Park, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Highland Park)

Jake Majors, offensive line, Prosper

Prosper at McKinney, Friday, 7 p.m. (McKinney Stadium)

Kitan Crawford, cornerback, Tyler John Tyler

Euless Trinity at John Tyler, Friday, 7 p.m. (John Tyler High School)

Princely Umanmielen, defensive end, Manor

Manor vs. Houston St. Piux X, Friday, 7 p.m. (Manor High School)

Logan Parr, offensive line, San Antonio O’Connor

San Antonio O’Connor at San Antonio Jay, Thursday, 7  p.m. (Gustafson Stadium)

Jaden Hullaby, athlete, Mansfield Timberview

Dallas Wilson at Mansfield Timberview, Thursday, 7 p.m. (Newsome Stadium)

Ty Jordan, running back, West Mesquite 

West Mesquite at Denton Ryan, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Denton Ryan High School)

Out of state commits

Three of Texas’ 18 pledges in the 2020 class hail from out of state. Van Fillinger (Utah) and Bijan Robinson (Arizona) are part of defending state championship teams. 

Van Fillinger, defensive end, Draper (Utah) Corner Canyon

Draper Corner Canyon at Pleasant Grove, Friday, 7 p.m. 

Ethan Pouncey, cornerback, Winter Park (Fla.)

Winter Park (Fla.) at Edgewater, Friday, 7 p.m. 

Bijan Robinson, running back, Salpointe Catholic

Tucson Salpointe Catholic vs. Cactus, Friday, 7 p.m. 


2021 commits

Eight juniors are committed to Texas. Five are in action in Week 4 with Lake Travis tight end Lake McRee recovering from surgery. Quay Davis and Derrick Harris Jr. are on off weeks. 

Jalen Milroe, quarterback, Katy Tompkins

Houston Clear Creek at Katy Tompkins, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Legacy Stadium)

Hayden Conner, offensive tackle, Katy Taylor

Dickinson at Katy Taylor, Friday, 6:30 p.m. (Rhodes Stadium)

Juan Davis, athlete, Everman

Everman at Centennial, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Centennial High School)

Ja’Tavion Sanders, athlete, Denton Ryan

West Mesquite at Denton Ryan, Friday 7 p.m. (Denton Ryan High School)

Billy Bowman, athlete, Denton Ryan

West Mesquite at Denton Ryan, Friday 7 p.m. (Denton Ryan High School)