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Texas commit Jaden Hullaby moved back to Mansfield Timberview for his senior year. (Mike Craven)


The Dotted Line: Week 8 guide to watching Texas commits in the 2020, 2021 class

Posted October 17th, 2019


Three of Texas’ 20 commitments in the 2020 class are not in action this week as Kitan Crawford and his Tyler John Tyler teammates get a late open week, while Hudson Card and Jaylen Garth are out for the season with injuries. The other 17 pledges are playing this week, including 14 games within the state of Texas. Here’s our guide to catching a future Longhorn play a district game.

Manor, TX; Manor Mustangs defensive lineman Princely Umanmielen (8) guards for the run against the Pflugerville Panthers during the second quarter at the District 11-5A football game on Friday, Sept 27, 2019, at the Manor ISD Athletic Complex. [JOHN GUTIERREZ/FOR STATESMAN]
Ja’Quinden Jackson, quarterback, Duncanville

Duncanville at Pearce, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Eagle-Mustang Stadium)


Xavion Alford, safety, Alvin Shadow Creek

Shadow Creek vs. Friendswood, Friday, 7 p.m. (Freedom Field)

Vernon Broughton, defensive tackle, Houston Cypress Ridge

Cypress Ridge vs. Houston Northbrook, Thursday, 7 p.m. (Tully Stadium)

Prince Dorbah, outside linebacker, Highland Park

Highland Park at Dallas Samuell, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Pleasant Grove Stadium)

Jake Majors, offensive line, Prosper

Prosper vs. Boyd, Friday, 7 p.m. (Prosper High School)

Princely Umanmielen, defensive end, Manor

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

Logan Parr, offensive lineman, San Antonio O’Connor

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

Jaden Hullaby, athlete, Mansfield Timberview

Mansfield Timberview at Dallas Sunset, Friday, 7 p.m. (Forester Field)

Ty Jordan, running back, West Mesquite 

West Mesquite vs. McKinney North, Friday, 7 p.m. (McKinney ISD Stadium)

Joshua Eaton, cornerback, Aldine MacArthur

MacArthur at Westfield, Friday, 7 p.m. (George Stadium)

Troy Omeire, wide receiver, Fort Bend Austin

Fort Bend Austin vs. Fort Bend Clements, Friday, 7 p.m. (Mercer Stadium)

Quentin Johnston, wide receiver, Temple

Temple at Killeen Ellison, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Buckley Stadium)

Jerrin Thompson, safety, Lufkin

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

Andrej Karic, offensive tackle, Southlake Carroll

Southlake Carroll at Keller Ridge, Thursday, 7 p.m. (Keller ISD Complex)


Out of state commits

Three of Texas’ pledges hail from out of state. Van Fillinger (Utah) and Bijan Robinson (Arizona) are part of state championship contenders. 

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

Corner Canyon at American Fork, Wednesday, 7 p.m. 

Ethan Pouncey, cornerback, Winter Park (Fla.)

Winter Park vs. Colonial, Thursday, 7 p.m. 

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

Salpointe Catholic vs. Canyon del Oro, 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 Tompkins vs. Morton Ranch, Saturday, 11 a.m. (Legacy Stadium)

Hayden Conner, offensive tackle, Katy Taylor

Katy Taylor at Mayde Creek, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Rhodes Stadium)

Juan Davis, athlete, Everman

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

Ja’Tavion Sanders, athlete, Denton Ryan

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

Billy Bowman, athlete, Denton Ryan

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

Quay Davis, wide receiver, Dallas Skyline

Dallas Skyline vs. Richardson, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Wildcat-Ram Stadium) 

Derrick Harris Jr., outside linebacker, New Caney

New Caney at Kingwood Park., Friday, 7 p.m. (Turner Stadium)