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Texas adds three-star wide receiver Jaden Alexis to 2021 recruiting class

Posted August 8th, 2020

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Texas’ 2021 recruiting class added three-star wide receiver Jaden Alexis on Saturday. The product of Monarch Prep in Pompano Beach (Fla.) is the 17th member of Texas’ current recruiting class and the second wide receiver, joining Casey Cain. Alexis is the fifth out-of-state commitment for the Longhorns in the 2021 recruiting class. 

Alexis is a speedster at 6-1 and 175 pounds. He was credited with a 4.41 laser-timed 40-yard dash. He also competes in the 100- and 200-meters. Alexis is also the student class president at Monarch. He played both ways as a junior, but his collegiate upside is at wide receiver where he caught 49 passes for 894 yards and eight touchdowns. Alexis held 36 offers. 

Alexis comes from a proven football bloodline as the son of Rich Alexis, who starred at Washington University before playing for multiple teams in the NFL. 

PLAYERPOS.HIGH SCHOOLSTARSCOMMITMENT DATE
Hayden ConnerOTKaty Taylor4July 23 (2019)
Juan DavisWR/TEEverman3July 26 (2019)
Billy BowmanATHDenton Ryan4July 31 (2019)
Derrick Harris Jr.DENew Caney4Aug. 3 (2019)
Ja'Tavion SandersATHDenton Ryan5Sept. 8 (2019)
Jordon ThomasDEPort Arthur Memorial4May 2
Morice BlackwellOLBArlington Martin4May 10
Jonathon BrooksRBHallettsville3May 15
Casey CainWRWarren Easton (La.)3May 15
Isaac PearsonPProKick AustrailiaNRMay 29
Ishmael IbraheemCBDallas Kimball4June 15
JD CoffeySKennedale4June 15
Jamier JohnsonCBJohn Muir (Pasadena, Calif.)4July 3
Gunnar HelmTECherry Creek (Englewood, Colo.)3July 27
Michael MyslinskiCBishop Kennedy (Jacksonville, Fla.)3Aug. 6
Jaden AlexisWRMonarch Prep (Pompano Beach, Fla.)3Aug. 8
Charles WrightQBAustin3Aug. 22
Max MerrilOTStrake Jesuit3Sept. 25

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