Temple defensive lineman Taquon Graham verbally committed to the Longhorns Monday after Texas' 50-47 defeat of Notre Dame. (Henry Huey for hookem.com)

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Watch Texas DE commit Taquon Graham on Friday night

Posted November 15th, 2016


If you’re a Texas fan trying to decide which high school playoff game to attend Friday night, or you’re just looking for something to watch on TV, the Class 5A-Division I playoff game between Connally and Temple might do the trick.

The Pflugerville school is hosting Temple, which features blue-chip Longhorns commit Taquon Graham, at 7:30 p.m. Friday night at Cougar Stadium. The game will air live on Austin TV station KBVO and can also be streamed at KXAN.com.

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Graham is a 6-foot-3, 255-pound senior defensive end. He is rated 4 stars by 247sports.com, which ranks him No. 14 overall at his position and No. 31 in the state of Texas in the 2017 recruiting class.

Graham has 25 total tackles and 7 sacks in eight games this season, according to MaxPreps. He had a season-high 4 sacks in last week’s first-round playoff win over Corsicana.

Watch some of Graham’s highlights below:

If you need any added incentive to tune in, the “Cardiac Cougs” have been pretty entertaining in their own right. They kept their season alive last week by completing a 46-yard Hail Mary with 3 seconds left.

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