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Friday Night Superlatives: Texas

The 2012 regular season came to a close in the state of Texas last night. As always, there were a number of standout performances, especially that of the rushing variety.

Texas wide receiver commitment Jake Oliver is over 1,000 yards entering the 5A playoffs.

Here is a look around the state.

Texas Commitments

Dallas Jesuit 59, Richardson 33
Jesuit WR and Texas commit Jake Oliver caught six passes for 169 yards and 2 TD’s (57 and 37).

Note: Oliver enters the playoffs with 73 receptions for 1,098 yards and 15 TD’s.

Richardson Lake Highlands 59, Dallas White 7
Lake Highlands, led by Texas OT commit Kent Perkins, enters the playoffs with an 8-2 record.

Denton Guyer 62, Fort Worth Brewer 8
Guyer 2014 QB and Texas commitment Jerrod Heard hit on 10 of 16 passes for 131 yards, and rushed for 196 yards and 4 TD’s (49, 15, 8 and 48) on 10 carries.

Note: Heard heads to the 4A playoffs 98 of 163 passing (5 INT’s) for 1,147 yards and 9 TD’s, along with 1,156 yards rushing and 17 TD’s on 121 carries.

Aldine Eisenhower 37, Aldine High 31
Eisenhower RB and Texas commit Donald Catalon rushed for 163 yards and 2 TD’s (48 and 2) on 14 carries.

Baylor commitment Kyle Fulks and his Katy Tigers teammates are 10-0 headed into the 5A playoffs.

Argyle 45, Celina 7

Around the State

Klein Collins 45, Atascocita 17
Collins 2014 DB Jordan Thomas rushed for 63 yards and a TD (4) on eight carries, and caught five passes for 60 yards and a TD (8).

Katy Taylor 61, Katy Mayde Creek 57
Mayde Creek 2013 RB Troy McCormick rushed for 170 yards and 5 TD’s (4, 2, 1, 49 and 7) on 27 carries, and returned a kickoff 98 yards for a TD.

Taylor 2014 QB Clay Holgorsen, the son of West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen, hit on 24 of 32 passes for 284 yards and 7 TD’s (15, 6, 5, 15, 2, 8 and 28). Class of 2013 TE prospect Robbie Wells caught 10 passes for 81 yards and 5 TD’s (15, 6, 5, 15 and 2).

Clear Springs 40, Clear Creek 13
Clear Creek 2014 QB Jarrett Hildreth hit on 17 of 31 passes (2 INT’s) for 215 yards and a TD (39).

Clear Springs 2014 QB Zach Cripps hit on 25 of 39 passes for 323 yards and 3 TD’s (27, 10 and 20).

Katy High 41, Memorial 6
Katy 2013 RB Adam Taylor rushed for 134 yards and 2 TD’s (1 and 14) on 18 carries. Class of 2015 RB Rodney Anderson rushed for 80 yards and 2 TD’s (32 and 4) on five carries. Baylor Ath. commit Kyle Fulks caught three passes for 75 yards and a TD (61).

Class of 2014 quarterback Aaron Sharp has Summer Creek 10-0 and state ranked headed into the 4A playoffs.

Houston St. Thomas 27, Houston St. Pius X 6
St. Pius X QB and Texas A&M commit Kohl Stewart hit on 10 of 18 passes for 76 yards and 2 INT’s, and rushed for 31 yards on five carries.

Manvel 61, South Houston 20
Manvel WR and Texas A&M commit Kyrion Parker caught three passes for 93 yards and 2 TD’s (55 and 28). Quarterback Shane McCarley hit on 14 of 20 passes for 347 yards and 5 TD’s (28, 59, 14, 50 and 28), and rushed for 42 yards and a TD (16) on two carries. Oklahoma WR commit Austin Bennett caught a 14-yard TD pass.

Humble Summer Creek 45, Dayton 7
Summer Creek 2014 QB Aaron Sharp hit on 13 of 21 passes (1 INT) for 239 yards and 2 TD’s (34 and 16).

Alief Taylor 26, Alief Hastings 0
Taylor RB and TCU commit Trevorris Johnson rushed for 245 yards and a TD (55) on 25 carries. Class of 2014 WR Keenen Brown caught six passes for 69 yards and a TD (13).

Pearland Dawson 56, Galena Park 14
Dawson 2014 WR Tony Upchurch caught five passes for 172 yards and 4 TD’s (10, 90, 32 and 46). Texas A&M RB commit James White rushed for 144 yards and a TD (55) on 10 carries.

Cypress Falls 58, Cypress Ranch 33
Ranch RB and Oklahoma commit Keith Ford rushed for 82 yards on 22 carries, and caught two passes for 56 yards and a TD (50).

Cy Falls 2013 WR Temi Alaka caught five passes for 113 yards and 2 TD’s (26 and 70).

Arlington High 41, North Crowley 7
Arlington High 2015 RB/Ath. Raymond Sheard rushed for 53 yards and 2 TD’s (1 and 40) on five carries.

Oklahoma commitment Cody Thomas has been sensational this season heading into the 5A playoffs.

Coppell 41, Lewisville 3
Coppell 2015 RB Charles West rushed for 113 yards and a TD (50) on nine carries.

Colleyville Heritage 35, Hurst LD Bell 30
Oklahoma commit Cody Thomas completed 25 of 41 passes (1 INT) for 403 yards and 5 TD’s (61, 2, 35, 42 and 77), and rushed for 31 yards on four carries.

Note: Thomas finished the regular season 206 of 322 (5 INT’s) for 3,363 yards and 38 TD’s.

Cedar Hill 27, Midlothian 26
Cedar Hill Ath. and Texas A&M commitment Laquvionte Gonzalez rushed for 129 yards and a TD (15) on 14 carries. Fellow Texas A&M commit Quincy Adeboyejo caught two passes for 14 yards and a TD (7). Arkansas State commit Damion Hobbs rushed for 53 yards on 19 carries, and hit on four of 11 passes (1 INT) for 29 yards and a TD.

Note: Laquvionte Gonzalez finished the regular season with 101 carries for 931 yards and 14 TD’s, alogn with 26 receptions for 289 yards and 4 TD’s. He added two kick return scores for 20 total TD’s. Quincy Adeboyejo has 58 receptions for 871 yards and 10 TD’s entering the playoffs.

Dallas Skyline 63, Richardson Berkner 20
Skyline QB and Ole Miss commit Devante Kincade hit on 11 of 14 passes for 178 yards and 4 TD’s (29, 1, 9 and 47), and rushed for 39 yards on seven carries. Oklahoma State commit Ra’Shaad Samples caught three passes for 23 yards and a TD (1). Class of 2015 RB Jordan Stevenson rushed for 79 yards and a TD (51) on four carries. Class of 2014 Ath. Derrick Dixon rushed for 31 yards and a TD (18) on two carries.

Allen 35, Plano High 34
Allen 2015 QB Kyler Murray rushed for 167 yards and 3 TD’s (24, 1 and 7) on 18 carries, and hit on six of 12 passes (1 INT) for 59 yards.

Plano QB and UConn commit Richard Lagow hit on 16 of 25 passes (1 INT) for 283 yards and 2 TD’s (15 and 22). Plano class of 2015 Ath. Mitchell Hansen caught six passes for 127 yards and a TD (15).

Allen 2015 quarterback Kyler Murray, the son of former Texas A&M signal caller Kevin Murray, is playing at a high level entering the 5A playoffs.

Plano West 47, Plano East 28
West 2015 RB/Ath. Soso Jamabo rushed for 273 yards and 2 TD’s (32 and 4) on 24 carries, and caught two passes for 16 yards.

Note: Soso Jamabo heads to the playoffs with 141 carries for 1,113 yards and 11 TD’s rushing, and 15 receptions for 387 yards and 4 TD’s receiving.

McKinney Boyd 56, McKinney 21
Boyd 2013 RB Bryan Driskell rushed for 333 yards and 7 TD’s (4, 55, 50, 7, 41, 15 and 5) on 35 carries.

Note: Driskell heads to the playoffs with 1,763 yards and 25 TD’s on 234 carries.

Frisco 21, Prosper 7
Prosper WR and Notre Dame commit Torii Hunter caught five passes for 103 yards. Texas Tech QB commit Davis Webb hit on 11 of 21 passes (1 INT) for 184 yards.

Note: Torii Hunter heads to the playoffs with 50 receptions for 996 yards and 12 TD’s.

West Mesquite 45, Mesquite Poteet 31
West Mesquite 2015 QB Chason Virgil hit on 17 of 28 passes for 226 yards and 3 TD’s (7, 19 and 24), and rushed for 74 yards on 15 carries. Class of 2015 WR Akilian Butler caught two passes for 21 yards.

Dallas Kimball 20, South Oak Cliff 19
Kimball DT Justin Manning returned a fumble 43 yards for a TD. Class of 2013 RB Teriyon Gipson rushed for 110 yards and a TD (16) on 23 carries, and caught four passes for 32 yards. Class fo 2013 WR Prentavious Moorehead caught five passes for 61 yards.

SOC 2013 Ath. Anjeus Jones caught a 32-yard TD pass. Class of 2014 WR Fonzale Davis caught two passes for 36 yards and a TD (11).

Red Oak 42, Arlington Seguin 7
Red Oak TE and SMU commitment Jeremiah Gaines rushed for 169 yards and 3 TD’s (83, 3 and 66) on six carries, and caught one pass for nine yards.

Lancaster 48, Mansfield Summit 17
Lancaster 2014 DB Nick Harvey rushed for 75 yards and a TD (6) on four carries, caught four passes for 67 yards and completed three passes for 111 yards and a TD (77). Washington State WR commit Demarcus Ayers threw for 94 yards and a TD (34), caught a 77-yard TD pass and rushed for 75 yards and 2 TD’s (1 and 17). Class of 2014 WR Nick Alexander caught a 37-yard TD pass.

Princeton 37, Nevada Community 0
Princeton 2014 Ath. and Texas Tech commit Jakari Dillard caught three passes for 51 yards and 2 TD’s (2 and 35).

San Antonio Marshall 30, San Antonio Jay 28
Jay 2013 WR Joshua Reynolds caught three passes for 47 yards and a TD (22), ran once for 26 yards, completed a pass for 22 yards and kicked four extra points.

Lufkin 55, Conroe 14
Lufkin 2014 WR Jamal Jeffery caught four passes for 155 yards and 2 TD’s (31 and 60). Class of 2013 WR Jabryce Taylor caught nine passes for 129 yards and a TD (11).

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