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Katy Tompkins four-star quarterback Jalen Milroe is among the top prospects in 2021. (Mike Craven)


The Dotted Line: Week 5 guide to watching Texas’ football commitments

Posted September 26th, 2019


Two of Texas’ 2020 commits are off this week as Lufkin and Temple ready for their upcoming district schedules. Port Neches-Groves offensive tackle Jaylen Garth is out with an injury. The other Longhorns pledges are in action, including recent commitment Troy Omeire of Fort Bend Austin

2020 recruits

Alvin Shadow Creek safety Xavion Alford at The Opening Final in Frisco. (Mike Craven)

Ja’Quinden Jackson, quarterback, Duncanville

Duncanville at Berkner, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Wildcat-Ram Stadium)


Xavion Alford, safety, Alvin Shadow Creek

Shadow Creek at Angleton, Friday, 7 p.m. (Angleton High School)

Hudson Card, quarterback, Lake Travis

Lake Travis vs. Austin High, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Lake Travis High School)

Vernon Broughton, defensive tackle, Houston Cypress Ridge

Cypress Ridge vs. Spring Woods, Friday, 7 p.m. (Ken Pridgeon Stadium)

Prince Dorbah, outside linebacker, Highland Park

Highland Park at Dallas Wilson, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Franklin Stadium)

Jake Majors, offensive line, Prosper

Prosper vs. Plano East, Friday, 7 p.m. (Prosper Stadium)

Kitan Crawford, cornerback, Tyler John Tyler

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

Princely Umanmielen, defensive end, Manor

Manor vs. Pflugerville, Friday, 7 p.m. (Manor High School)

Logan Parr, offensive line, San Antonio O’Connor

San Antonio O’Connor vs. San Antonio Taft, Saturday, 7  p.m. (Dub Farris Stadium)

Jaden Hullaby, athlete, Mansfield Timberview

Mansfield Timberview at Mansfield Legacy, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Newsome Stadium)

Ty Jordan, running back, West Mesquite 

West Mesquite vs. Wylie East, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Mesquite Memorial Stadium)

Joshua Eaton, cornerback, Aldine MacArthur

MacArthur at Spring Dekaney, Thursday, 7 p.m. (Planet Ford Stadium)

Troy Omeire, wide receiver, Fort Bend Austin

Fort Bend Dulles at Fort Bend Austin, Thursday, 6:30 p.m. (Mercer Stadium)

Out of state commits

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

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

Corner Canyon vs. Lone Peak, Friday, 7 p.m. 

Ethan Pouncey, cornerback, Winter Park (Fla.)

Winter Park at Hagerty, Friday, 7 p.m. 

Bijan Robinson, running back, Tucson (Ariz.) Salpointe Catholic

Tucson Salpointe Catholic at Tucson High Magnet, Friday, 7 p.m. 

2021 recruits

Eight juniors are committed to Texas. The seven healthy prospects are in action with Lake Travis tight end Lake McRee still recovering from surgery. 

Jalen Milroe, quarterback, Katy Tompkins

Katy Seven Lakes at Katy Tompkins, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Legacy Stadium)

Hayden Conner, offensive tackle, Katy Taylor

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

Juan Davis, athlete, Everman

Everman vs. Aledo, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Everman High School)

Ja’Tavion Sanders, athlete, Denton Ryan

Denton vs. Denton Ryan, Friday 7 p.m. (Denton High School)

Billy Bowman, athlete, Denton Ryan

Denton vs. Denton Ryan, Friday 7 p.m. (Denton High School)

Quay Davis, wide receiver, Dallas Skyline

Dallas Skyline vs. Lake Highlands (Forester Field) 

Derrick Harris Jr., outside linebacker, New Caney

New Caney at Wisdom, Thursday, 7 p.m. (Butler)