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John Tyler cornerback Kitan Crawford pledged to Texas in June. (Mike Craven)


The Dotted Line: Week 6 guide to watching Texas’ commitments for 2020, 2021 in action

Posted October 3rd, 2019


It’s a slower week for Texas commitments due to open weeks throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Seven of Texas’ 20 commitments in the 2020 class are off this weekend. Port Neches-Groves offensive tackle Jaylen Garth is injured. 

Texas commit Troy Omeire in action against Sugar Land Dulles on Sept. 26. (Mike Craven)

Quinten Johnston, wide receiver, Temple

Temple at Belton, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Belton High School)


Ja’Quinden Jackson, quarterback, Duncanville

Duncanville vs. Dallas Skyline, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Duncanville High School)

Xavion Alford, safety, Alvin Shadow Creek

Shadow Creek vs. Texas City, Friday, 7 p.m. (Shadow Creek High School)

Hudson Card, quarterback, Lake Travis

Lake Travis at Hays Lehman, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Shelton Stadium)

Kitan Crawford, cornerback, Tyler John Tyler

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

Joshua Eaton, cornerback, Aldine MacArthur

Aldine MacArthur vs. Aldine Eisenhower, Friday, 7 p.m. (Thorne Stadium)

Troy Omeire, wide receiver, Fort Bend Austin

 Fort Bend Ridge Point vs. Fort Bend Austin, Saturday, 6 p.m. (Kenneth Hall Stadium)

Jerrin Thompson, safety, Lufkin

Lufkin at Magnolia, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Bulldog Stadium)

Andrej Karic, offensive tackle, Southlake Carroll

Southlake Carroll at Denton Guyer, Friday, 7 p.m. (Collins Complex)

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 that remain undefeated. 

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

Corner Canyon at Westlake, Friday, 7 p.m. 

Ethan Pouncey, cornerback, Winter Park (Fla.)

Winter Park (Fla.) vs. Lake Nona, Friday, 7 p.m. 

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

Salpointe Catholic at Sahuaro, Friday, 7 p.m. 


Eight juniors are committed to Texas. Six of the seven healthy prospects are in action with Lake Travis tight end Lake McRee still recovering from surgery. Athlete Juan Davis and his Everman teammates are off this week. 

Jalen Milroe, quarterback, Katy Tompkins

Katy Tompkins vs. Katy, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Legacy Stadium)

Hayden Conner, offensive tackle, Katy Taylor

Katy Taylor vs. Katy Seven Lakes, Friday, 6:30 p.m. (Rhodes Stadium)

Ja’Tavion Sanders, athlete, Denton Ryan

Denton Ryan at Newman Smith, Thursday, 7 p.m. (Stanridge Stadium)

Billy Bowman, athlete, Denton Ryan

Denton Ryan at Carrollton Newman Smith, Thursday, 7 p.m. (Stanridge Stadium)

Quay Davis, wide receiver, Dallas Skyline

Dallas Skyline at Duncanville, Friday, 7 p.m. (Duncanville High School) 

Derrick Harris Jr., outside linebacker, New Caney

New Caney vs. Galena Park, Friday, 7 p.m. (New Caney High School)