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Three-star wide receiver Kennedy Lewis picks Texas

Posted December 18th, 2018

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Winning on the field results in victories off of it in recruiting. Melissa High School wide receiver Kennedy Lewis provided another example on Tuesday when the former TCU commit pledged to the Longhorns over the Horned Frogs and Florida. The 6-foot-3 wide out pledged to the Horned Frogs in June, just eight days after picking up an offer from Texas.

Lewis visited Texas in October and de-committed days later.

Lewis is Texas’ third commitment at wide receiver in the 2019 class, joining four-star prospects Jake Smith and Jordan Whittington. Lewis is the tallest of the bunch and gives Texas a real outside receiver commitment with the other two likely to play slot receiver. Lewis caught 48 passes for 1,099 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior. He recorded five touchdowns on just 11 catches as a sophomore.

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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