Top Recruits Who Could Star in the 2023 TXHSFB Playoffs

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6A - DI

2025 WR Dakorien Moore (5'11, 185) - Duncanville: The five-star was an unstoppable force during the regular season, collecting 1,050 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns while averaging 26.25 yards per catch. The LSU commit is rated as the No. 1 prospect in 2025. 

Another Name to Know: 2024 DE Colin Simmons (6'3, 225) - Duncanville (Tie), 2025 CB Devin Sanchez (6'2, 170) - North Shore (Tie)

6A - DII

2024 OLB Justin Williams (6'2, 210) - Conroe Oak Ridge: A true sideline-to-sideline linebacker. Williams' physicality and fierce pursuit of the ball make him a game-altering presence. The five-star is committed to Georgia. 

Another Name to Know: 2024 QB DJ Lagway (6'2, 225) - Willis

5A - DI

2024 WR Micah Hudson (6'0, 195) - Lake Belton: The state's No. 1 recruit is a proven playmaker who can beat defenses in all phases of the game. So far this season, he's collected 54 receptions, 1,105 yards and 14 touchdowns. The five-star is committed to Texas Tech.  

Another Name to Know: 2025 S/LB Jonah Williams (6'2, 200) - Galveston Ball

5A - DII

2024 DE Nigel Smith (6'4, 250) - Melissa: The heart and soul of the Melissa defense. Smith is a force up front who takes over games with his ability to disrupt. He's a force on every snap who commands a double team, so he impacts every game in a significant way. The four-star is committed to Oklahoma. 

Another Name to Know: 2026 S Isaiah Williams (6'0, 180) - Fort Bend Marshall

4A - DI

2024 OT Casey Poe (6'5, 300) - Lindale: If you love watching punishing offensive linemen, then head out to watch this future Alabama standout maul on Thursday night in a first round playoff matchup at Nacogdoche's Bryce Stadium. 

Another Name to Know: Rickey Stewart (5'10, 180) - Tyler Chapel Hill

4A - DII

2024 WR Dre'lon Miller (6'0, 200) - Silsbee: The one-time Texas A&M commit is a huge story in recruiting as he sorts through options like LSU, Colorado and USC as the Early Signing Period approaches, but he is an even bigger deal on the field where he has the ability to dominate. 

Another Name to Know: 2025 DE Lance Jackson (6'5, 245) - Texarkana Pleasant Grove

3A - DI

2025 QB Adam Schobel (6'4, 185) - Columbus: Schobel is now one thee game's most experienced and battle-tested quarterbacks with over 30 games under his belt. He has tremendous poise and the big arm to impress. The four-star is committed to Baylor. 

Another Name to Know: 2025 ATH Kelshaun Johnson (5'11, 160) - Hitchcock

3A - DII

2024 ATH Aeryn Hampton (5'10, 175) - Daingerfield: A two-way standout, Hampton can pop off a game-changing play at any moment. He is so fun to watch because he plays fast and aggressive. The four-star is committed to Texas. 

Another Name to Know: 2024 RB Joseph Dodds (6'0, 200) - Tidehaven

2A - DI

2024 ATH Terry Bussey (5'11, 175) - Timpson: The state's No.1-rated ATH is verbally committed to Texas A&M. The five-star logs important snaps on both sides of the ball. Bussey was named Mr. Texas Football following a dominant season in 2022. 

Another Name to Know: 2024 ATH J'koby Williams (5'9, 170) - Beckville

2A - DII

2024 ATH Ja'Tyrian Moore (5'9, 150) - Tenaha: This explosive athlete is another player who gets it done on both sides of the ball. He is a darty player who can make cuts at full speed. Moore is committed to Hardin-Simmons. 

Another Name to Know: 2025 QB Caleb Cook (6'3, 175) - New Home (Tie), 2025 ATH De’Montrel Medlock (6'1, 200) - Mart (Tie)

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