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Katy Tompkins quarterback Jalen Milroe is a Texas commitment in the 2021 class. (Mike Craven)


The Dotted Line: Plenty of Texas commits reach bi-district round of state playoffs

Posted November 13th, 2019


Ten of Texas’ 16 in-state commitments for the 2020 class are ready for the bi-district round of the state playoffs, which kick off for some teams on Thursday. Pledges Hudson Card, Jaylen Garth and Xavion Alford would be playing if not for injury. The only in-state commitments to not make the playoffs are defensive tackle Vernon Broughton, slot receiver Ty Jordan and wide receiver Troy Omeire.


Texas commit Kitan Crawford starts on offense and defense for John Tyler. (Mike Craven)

In-state commitments 

Ja’Quinden Jackson, quarterback, Duncanville


Duncanville vs. South Grand Prairie, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Panther Stadium)

Prince Dorbah, outside linebacker, Highland Park

Highland Park vs. Frisco Wakeland, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Highlander Stadium)

Jake Majors, offensive line, Prosper

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

Kitan Crawford, cornerback, Tyler John Tyler

John Tyler at College Station, Friday, 7 p.m. (Cougar Stadium)

Logan Parr, offensive line, San Antonio O’Connor

San Antonio O’Connor vs. San Antonio Reagan, Saturday, 2  p.m. (Dub Farris Stadium)

Jaden Hullaby, athlete, Mansfield Timberview

Mansfield Timberview at Independence, Friday, 7 p.m. (Memorial Stadium)

Quentin Johnston, wide receiver, Temple

Temple at Longview, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Lobo Stadium)

Jerrin Thompson, safety, Lufkin

Lufkin vs. Texas High, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Abe Martin Stadium, Lufkin)

Andrej Karic, offensive tackle, Southlake Carroll

Southlake Carroll vs. Lewisville, Friday, 7 p.m. (Dragon Stadium)

Dajon Harrison, athlete, Hutto

Hutto vs. Seguin, Friday, 7 p.m. (Hutto Memorial Stadium)

Out of state commits

Two of Texas’ pledges hail from out of state. Van Fillinger (Utah) and Bijan Robinson (Arizona) are part of state championship contenders. Both players are already deep into their playoffs. 

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

Corner Canyon vs. Lone Peak, Saturday, 11 a.m. 

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

Salpointe Catholic vs. Pinnacle, Saturday, 7 p.m.


2021 recruits

Seven juniors are committed to Texas following this week’s decommitment of four-star wide receiver Quay Davis. The six healthy prospects made the playoffs. Lake Travis tight end Lake McRee is still recovering from surgery. 

Hayden Conner, offensive tackle, Katy Taylor

Taylor at Fort Bend Elkins, Saturday, 1 p.m. (Ken Hall Stadium)

Jalen Milroe, quarterback, Katy Tompkins

Katy Tompkins vs. Fort Bend Travis, Thursday, 7 p.m. (Mercer Stadium)

Juan Davis, athlete, Everman

Everman at Red Oak, Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Goodloe Stadium)

Ja’Tavion Sanders, athlete, Denton Ryan

Denton Ryan at Granbury, Thursday 7 p.m. (Collins Complex)

Billy Bowman, athlete, Denton Ryan

Denton Ryan at Granbury, Thursday 7 p.m. (Collins Complex)

Derrick Harris Jr., outside linebacker, New Caney

New Caney vs. Richmond Foster, Friday, 7 p.m. (Reed Stadium)