Lake Travis' Cade Brewer leaps over an attempted tackle by Hendrickson's Lyquan Millagan for a first down run during the football game between the Lake Travis Cavaliers and the Hendrickson Hawks held at Lake Travis Stadium Sept 16, 2016. JOHN GUTIERREZ FOR ACN

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Lake Travis TE Cade Brewer switches commitment to Texas

Cavalier senior originally had committed to SMU

Posted December 23rd, 2016

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  • Brewer received offers from 16-18 NCAA Division I football teams. Baylor offered him after the Cavaliers beat The Woodlands 41-13 on Saturday.

Lake Travis tight end Cade Brewer has made it official. Coming off a state championship last week at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, the Cavalier senior has decided to stay home for college.

Brewer, who had a big hand in helping Lake Travis claim the Class 6A DI state title this season, has made a verbal commitment to play for the University of Texas next season, coach Hank Carter confirmed on Friday.

Brewer led Lake Travis in receptions (62) and touchdowns (13) as a senior. He was credited with 813 yards on those receptions.


Brewer originally committed to SMU.

Earlier this month his father, Bob Brewer, said his son had received offers from 16-18 NCAA Division I football teams. Baylor offered him after the Cavaliers beat The Woodlands 41-13 on Saturday.

Cade Brewer was a key figure in Saturday’s victory, catching five passes from Charlie Brewer for 72 yards and a touchdown.

This marked the fifth time in Lake Travis had won state in football in 10 years. The previous five (2007-11) were as a Class 4A school.

Brewer’s commitment increases Texas’ 2017 class to 10 members:

2017 Texas Longhorns recruiting class

Here's a look at the recruits who have committed to Texas coach Tom Herman for the 2017 recruiting cycle. Star rankings from Horns247. Oral commitments are non-binding. National signing day is Feb. 1, 2017.

Damion MillerWRTyler John Tyler46/25/2015
Sam EhlingerQBWestlake47/28/2015
Kobe BoyceCBLake Dallas34/3/2016
Montrell EstellSHooks35/20/2016
Josh ThompsonCBNacogdoches37/27/2016
Taquon GrahamDLTemple49/5/16
Joshua Rowland*KMiss. Gulf Coast CCN/A12/11/16
Toneil CarterRBLangham Creek412/19/16
Cade BrewerTELake Travis312/23/16
Daniel YoungRBHouston Westfield312/23/16
Derek KerstetterOLSan Antonio Reagan312/26/16
Reese LeitaoTETulsa (Okla.) Jenks312/29/16
Marqez BimageLBBrenham31/6/17
Max CumminsOLFW All Saints31/17/17
Gary JohnsonLBDodge City CC41/20/17
*-indicates signed letter of intent

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