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Four-star wide receiver Marcus Washington picks Texas over Ohio State, Nebraska

Posted October 26th, 2018


Four-star wide receiver Marcus Washington (Trinity Catholic, Mo.) became Texas’ 20th commitment of Texas’ 2019 class on Friday night. The 6-foot-2, 191-pound playmaker held 36 offers and picked the Longhorns over programs like Ohio State, Nebraska and Missouri. Washington is an outside receiver who participated at The Opening Finals in Frisco over the summer.

Washington is the fourth four-star wide receiver to pick Texas in the 2019 class, joining Jake Smith, Demariyon Houston and Jordan Whittington. Washington is the tallest of the bunch. Recent commit Peyton Powell plays quarterback at Odessa Permian and he could also end up transitioning to wide receiver when he reaches campus.

Washington is the third-ranked prospect from Missouri and the 202nd-best prospect in the 2019 class, per 247Sports Composite. He’s ranked as the 32nd-best wide receiver in the country. Texas emerged as the leader for Washington after he took an official visit to Austin on Sept. 15.


2019 Texas Longhorns recruiting class

PlayerPos. SchoolStarsCommitment date
Roschon Johnson QBPort Neches-Groves4July 21 (2017)
T'Vondre Sweat DEHuntsville3Feb. 28
Jordan Whittington WRCuero4March 10
De'Gabriel Floyd OLBWestlake Village (Calif.)4March 31
Kenyatta Watson IIDBGrayson (Ga.)4May 1
Brayden Liebrock TEChandler (Ariz.)3May 8
Tyler JohnsonOLConroe Oak Ridge4May 25
Jared WileyTETemple3May 26
Jake SmithWRNotre Dame Preparatory (Ariz.)4June 3
Peter MpagiDEGeorge Ranch3June 16
Chris AdimoraSMayfair (Calif.)4July 1
Marques CaldwellCBAlvin3July 7
Marcus Tillman Jr.OLBJones (Fla.)3July 28
Javonne ShepherdOTNorth Forest4July 29
Derrian BrownRBBuford (Ga.)4Sept. 16
Tyler OwensSPlano East4Sept. 24
David GbendaILBKaty Cinco Ranch4Sept. 30
Marcus WashingtonWRTrinity Catholic (Mo.)4Oct. 26
Myron WarrenDEMany (La.)3Nov. 19
Jacoby JonesDEButler C.C.3Nov. 21
Caleb JohnsonOLBFullerton College (Calif.)3Dec. 17
Kennedy LewisWRMelissa3Dec. 18
Isaiah HookfinOTFort Bend Dulles4Dec. 21
Bru McCoyATHMater Dei (Calif.)5Jan. 25

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