Derek Kerstetter (74) takes aim on Sam Duffy (97) during the 48-3 win by Westlake over San Antonio Reagan on November 11, 2016 at Heroes Stadium in the Bi-District round of the UIL 6A-D1 playoffs. PAUL BRICK FOR ACN.

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Meet the new Longhorns: SA Reagan lineman Derek Kerstetter will bolster interior line

Posted February 1st, 2017


Derek Kerstetter, OL, San Antonio Reagan

FYI: 6-4/299; No. 27-ranked guard in the nation and the No. 81-ranked player in the state.

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Update: A one-time Oklahoma State pledge, Kerstetter flipped to Texas shortly after getting an offer from Herman and the Longhorns. A left tackle in high school, he upped his recruiting stock with an impressive showing at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in early January, spending time that week at guard and center. His lack of immense height might prevent him from playing offensive tackle in college; his strength and footwork make him a candidate to move inside, most likely to guard. He’s athletic enough to pull and block in the open field. He’ll need to get stronger at the point of attack during a likely redshirt season.

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