Recruiting

2005 Kicking Challenge just ahead at A&M

The fifth-annual Lone Star Kicking Challenge, the premier competition event for Texas high school kickers, will return to College Station this summer. The one-day event for high school kickers, punters and deep snappers, will be held Friday, July 8 on the Texas A&M football practice fields.More than 100 kicking specialists have attended the event each year since 2001 with many…

SPARQ Combine coming to TCU

Texas high school football prospects in the Class of 2006 are invited to an exclusive event on Saturday on the campus of TCU in Fort Worth. The NIKE SPARQ Combine at TCU is an opportunity to get standardized testing in a professional setting. This combine is FREE of charge for participants. Seniors-to-be (Class of 2006) and underclassmen looking to showcase…

Tandem of All-Star games upcoming

A tandem of all-star games are upcoming in early June (see complete rosters below) after last weekend’s pair of all-star games in San Antonio and Corpus Christi.The inaugural West Texas Football Classic will kickoff at 7 PM on June 4 from Lowrey Field in Lubbock. The all-star game will benefit players who have suffered permanent severe injuries in high school…

Texas High School Signings: Class of 2005

Prospects that have offered verbal commitments to Texas colleges:PlayerHT, WT40Pos.High SchoolBAYLOR BEARSJustin Akers6-5, 2104.8TEDeer ParkMikail Baker6-0, 1754.45WRDallas SkylineThad Boatner6-8, 2855.1OLHamiltonShon Brown6-0, 2204.7LBWacoTrey Bryant6-2, 3084.9DLRichardson BerknerDavid Gettis6-3, 1904.45WRLos Angeles DorseyCorey Gindratt6-0, 1654.6DB-WRAmarillo Palo DuroJordan Hearvey6-4, 2545.3OLRichardsonAntonio Jones6-1, 2154.6LBDallas LincolnJordan Lake6-1, 1984.6SSHouston MemorialJason Lamb6-5, 2304.8TERichardson BerknerMatt Lott6-4, 2905.0OLPearl River (Miss.) CCLeQuantum McDonald6-3, 2154.6DEWacoJoe Pawelek6-0, 2104.7LBSmithson ValleyDan Sherwood6-6, 2404.7TEAmarilloCarl Sims5-9, 1654.5DBWacoCordney Smith6-2, 2154.5RBDuncanvilleBlake…

7-on-7 SQTs kickoff season

The 7-on-7 season is officially upon us across the Lone Star State, with the first of two (of 32) State Qualifying Tournaments set for Saturday. (Welcome to Texasfootball.com, your home for 7-on-7 Football across the Lone Star State since 1998.)At each of the 32, 16-team State Qualifying Tournament (SQTs) held across the Lone Star State between May and July, the…

A&M-Bound Bennett enters NBA Draft

Nearly two weeks from his high school graduation, Alief Taylor tight end Martellus Bennett is having fun again, this time declaring for next month’s annual NBA Draft.One of the state’s most decorated two-sport stars, Bennett signed with Texas A&M last February and was among the most colorful Texas blue chippers in the Class of 2005 when it came to sound…

Signing Day Central

National Signing Day has come and gone — let’s take some time to look at the non-FBS schools and the work they did on the recruiting trail. You can also browse the list of kids who signed to out of state FBS programs. Check below for all the links. Texas Longhorns | Texas A&M Aggies | Texas Tech Red Raiders…

Randy Rodgers’ Roundups

National Signing Day will soon be passed. So now the spotlight turns to the high school sophomores and juniors who hope that in a year’s time, they’ll be signing on the dotted line. To help prepare them for that day, Texas Football recruiting analyst Randy Rodgers is hosting its annual Blue Chip Recruiting Roundups. These informative events, geared to students…