Top-Rated Recruit of Every Texas-Based FBS Team

Ja'Quinden Jackson (Photo By: Gordon DeLoach)

Baylor - RB Taye McWilliams (DCTF #26) - Lamar Consolidated
The Baylor signee has a chance to be the Big 12's worst nightmare -- a big-bodied back with legit 4.4 40-yard dash speed. He moves well in the open field for a bigger-framed runner making it hard for defenders to get a clean shot on him.

Houston - DT Chidozie Nwankwo (NR) - Rochmond Foster
Bull at the point of attack who plays with god leverage and initial contact power. Natural low center of gravity. Can root out blockers to disrupt run game. Quick enough to beat O-linemen to gaps. Capable of pushing around taller blockers thanks to leverage and strength.

North Texas - OT Erik Williams (NR) - Lubbock Coronado
A tall, long-framed two-way lineman who’s been recruited at offensive tackle, tight end, and defensive end. Primarily a D-end as a senior but ceiling likely highest at O-tackle. Outstanding frame with tons of space to add bulk. Athletic relative to size and could become difference-making pass-blocker against edge speed.

Rice - ATH Sean Fresch (NR) - Austin LBJ
Fresch had a senior highlight reel that was over 15:00 minutes long and that is because he did EVERYTHING - CB, WR, RB, QB, KR, PR. His highest upside in college is as a cornerback, but look for him to be actively involved in the return game.  

SMU - ATH Thad Johnson (DCTF #91) - Beaumont West Brook
Johnson is a wide receiver whose stock continues to rise after each game. He's explosive with the ball in his hands, and he has the tools to be a threat regarding yards after the catch. Johnson now has 20-plus offers and could be a major player to watch at the college level.

TCU - OL Garrett Hayes (DCTF #22) - Athens
Big-framed and big-bodied and carries mass well. Virtually college-ready size but space to add plenty more if desired. Established powerlifter who’s strength and explosion manifest on the field, particularly in the run game. Developing pass-blocker with a high ceiling because of lateral mobility and frame.

Texas - ATH Ja'Quinden Jackson (DCTF #6) - Duncanville
Jackson has been on college radars since middle school, and as far as pure athleticism goes, he is one of the best in the country. His skill set could translate to running back, receiver, linebacker, or safety, but he is also a highly accomplished and highly regarded as a quarterback.

Texas A&M - WR Demond Demas (DCTF #3) - Tomball
Demas is one of the most electrifying athletes in high school football nationwide. He's an outstanding leaper who will become an even-better route-runner. Demas was declared ineligible by the UIL after transferring from Houston North Forest, which means he is expected to be even hungrier to remind folks of what he can do at the next level.

Texas State - WR Zion Childress (NR) - New Caney
Childress did it all for New Caney. He threw for touchdowns and rushed for touchdowns. At the next level, Childress could be asked to catch touchdown passes for the Bobcats. He chose Texas State over offers from Rice, UTSA and others.

Texas Tech - WR Loic Fouonji (DCTF #24) - Midland Lee
Fouonji's size creates a mismatch, and he knows how to use it. Possesses outstanding body control and can out leverage defensive backs and seal them off. His leaping ability makes him nearly unstoppable in the red zone. Appears to lumber but his stride is long, so he is deceptively fast.

UTEP - DL Michael Ike (NR) - Pflugerville Hendrickson
A hybrid defensive lineman who may end up playing inside as he continues to grow and mature. Ike loves the weight room and has a strong core and muscular frame. He understands gap control and is a run-stopping force.

UTSA - TE Allen Horace (DCTF #75) - Crockett 
A tall, long prospect who’s been recruited at tight end and defensive end. Offense likely a better fit for the future. Owns a large catch radius and shows promising high-pointing acumen. Basketball player whose “post up” and go-get-it traits show on the gridiron against smaller defenders.


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