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Texas adds commitment from Kelvontay Dixon, brother of Keaontay Ingram

Posted February 4th, 2020


Texas’ football program received a much needed boost Tuesday night when four-star wide receiver Kelvontay Dixon pledged to the Longhorns. The athlete from Carthage is the younger brother of Texas running back Keaontay Ingram. Dixon is expected to play slot receiver for the Longhorns. The 6-0, 180-pound prospect is the 15th-ranked athlete in the nation, per 247Sports composite rankings. 

Dixon is Texas’ 18h pledge of the 2020 class. The Longhorns signed 17 during the early period in December. Dixon helped Carthage win a Class 4A Division I state championship as a senior, catching 73 passes for 1,223 yards and 20 touchdowns. He caught 84 passes for 1,288 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior.  The two-time all-district football player was also a Class 4A state finalist in the triple jump and the 100 meters. 

Texas’ 2020 class still ranks 11th in the nation and second in the Big 12. The Longhorns hope to sign a trio of prospects on national signing day with Duncanville cornerback Ennis Rakestraw, Manor defensive end Princely Umanmielen and defensive tackle Alfred Collins listing Texas among their finalists. Texas’ class ranks ninth nationally and first in the Big 12. 

Texas' 2020 recruiting class

A list of Texas commitments in the 2020 recruiting class.
Hudson CardQBLake Travis4May 25 (2018)
Logan ParrOGSan Antonio O'Connor4Oct. 28 (2018)
Jake MajorsOGProsper4Jan. 24
Jaylen GarthOTPort Neches-Groves4Feb. 17
Jaden HullabyATHBishop Dunne3March 30
Ja'Quinden JacksonQB/ATHDuncanville4June 3
Kitan CrawfordCBJohn Tyler4June 21
Prince DorbahOLBHighland Park4July 9
Vernon BroughtonDTCy Ridge4July 17
Andrej KaricOTSouthlake Carroll3July 24
Bijan RobinsonRBSalpointe Catholic (Ariz.)5Aug. 2
Jerrin ThompsonSLufkin4Aug. 11
Xavion AlfordSAlvin Shadow Creek4Aug. 16
Troy OmeireWRFort Bend Austin4Sept. 20
Dajon HarrisonATHHutto3Nov. 5
Sawyer Goram-WelchDTLongview3Dec. 15
Jaylan FordOLBFrisco Lone Star3Dec. 19
Kelvontay DixonWRCarthage4Feb. 4

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