Thursday, March 9, 2017

Yes! We Will Now Be Covering Both Central and South Texas!

Yes! We are now covering both Central and South Texas football prospects! Stay tuned for more blog posts on a new blog page!


Thursday, March 2, 2017

Some CenTex Sophomores of Influence

2019 Athlete prospect Kade Mercer (Comanche) is one of a number of sophomores in CenTex that is an impact player for his team. Below is a random list of impact 2019 prospects in CenTex.

(listed in alphabetical order)

Joshua Beachum, RB (Mexia) 

Kenny Bivins, Jr., RB (San Antonio Clark) 

Damien Brown, RB/LB (Weimar) 

Aydin Hoffman, DB (San Antonio Madison) 

Kade Mercer, Athlete (Comanche) 

Isaiah Montgomery, CB (Waco Robinson) 

Corey Parks, DE (Converse Judson) 

Xavier Player, CB (Cibolo Steele)
Highlights are private.

Jahleel Rice, OG (Converse Judson) 

Andrew Stripling, QB (Marble Falls) 

Trent Wilkerson, DT (Gonzales) 

Rashad Wisdom, Athlete (Converse Judson) 

Kevin Yeager, QB (De Leon) 

Jacob Zeno, QB (San Antonio Jay) 

Thursday, February 23, 2017

TA's Central Texas 2019 "Must Be Seen 16!" (Spring Edition)

After a sensational sophomore campaign on the gridiron, Austin Lake Travis receiver Garrett Wilson starts the Central Texas 2019 class rankings at #1. 
(photo courtesy of the Austin American Statesman)

1. Garrett Wilson, WR 6'1" 180 (Austin Lake Travis)

2. Demarvin Leal, DE 6'6" 255 (Converse Judson)

3. Brannon Brown, OT 6'4" 291 (San Antonio O'Connor)

4. Donta Stuart, DB 5'10" 160 (Waco La Vega)

5. Stanley Mark, C 6'4" 272 (Cibolo Steele)
Mark's highlights are private.

6. Trejon Lewis, DE 6'4" 200 (Manor)

7. Jared Pedraza, FS 6'0" 202 (Franklin)

8. Chase Griffin, QB 5'11" 186 (Hutto)

9. AJ Zarate, LB 6'0" 205 (Taylor)

10. James Fullbright, RB 5'8" 185 (Waco Midway)

11. Caleb Williams, DE 6'4" 203 (San Antonio Warren)

12. Kameron Ransom, Athlete 5'10" 170 (Fairfield)

13. Deuce President, SS 5'11" 185 (Temple)

14. Brajon Cage, DE 6'4" 208 (Pflugerville)

15. Jaise Oliver, CB 6'2" 186 (Fairfield)

16. Cory Ebron, OLB/DE 6'0" 230 (Waco)

Some CenTex 2018 Hidden Gems!

In the game of football, we often times read about the winning teams and the star prospects. Gridiron fans always are eager to find out who are next in line to be mentioned in press clippings. Each year, however countless prospects go unnoticed hoping to gain attention of a college football coaching staff.  Below is a 2018 random list of unheralded players that are considered hidden gems in the CenTex region that range from possibly future FBS candidates to Division 3 candidates.

2018 CenTex prospect Jacob Jozwiak (Brenham, #71) is one of many hidden gems located in the central region of the Lone Star state.

(listed in alphabetical order)

Corey Anzaldua, CB (Gonzales) 

Darren Brown, DT (Converse Judson) 

Zion Cage, DE (Pflugerville) 

Dave Castilleja, WR (Hearne) 

Will Eveld, QB (Geronimo Navarro) 

Robert Anthony Garcia, LB (San Antonio Clark) 

Joshua Gomez, OG (Somerville) 

Chris Harris, RB (Pflugerville)

Aramis Hill, DE (Pflugerville) 

Nick Holiday, OT (Cibolo Steele)
Highlights are private.

Ammon Ivey, DE (Austin Akins) 

Jacob Jozwiak, Center (Brenham) 

Xavier Johnson, WR (Temple) 

AJ Juilian, WR (Austin McCallum)
Highlights are private.

Juan "Bull" Licea, OL/DT (Gonzales) 

Jay Miller, RB (Converse Judson) 

Taunty Motu, OG (Harker Heights)

Vincent Natalroman, OG (Cibolo Steele)
Highlights are private.

Marquez Perez, Athlete (College Station) 

Jamil Pittman, WR (Cedar Park Vista Ridge) 

Kipshawn Washington, CB (Killeen Ellison) 

Clayton "CJ" Williams, WR (Waco Midway) 

Jeremiah Williams, OT (College Station) 

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Some CenTex 2018 Best of the Rest Prospects!

CenTex 2018 WR prospect Treveon Johnson (Giddings) is a verbal commit to Texas Tech.

Although the Central Texas Top 30 prospects has already been released, the following is a random list of prospects who are also noteworthy of praise. 

(listed in alphabetical order)

Braxton Ashcraft, WR (Waco Robinson)  Baylor baseball commit 

Clayton Blank, OLB (Belton) 

Prudy Calderon, S (San Marcos)

Trae Cherry, CB (China Spring) 

Logan Clifton, DE/LB (Round Rock McNeil) 

Alex Costilla, OT (San Marcos)

Jakobe Davidson, CB (Hutto)

Michael Fletcher, OT (Waco La Vega)

Dalton Flowers, WR (Leander) 

Aaron Green, QB (Austin LBJ)  

Logan Hall, DE (Belton) 

Ylijaah Hall, OT (Bryan) 

Brandon Hawkins, CB (Georgetown)

D'Yonte Heckstall, WR (Temple)

Jalen Hughes, WR (San Antonio O'Connor)

Osorachukwu Ifesinachukwu, OLB (Austin Vandegrift)

Treveon Johnson, WR (Giddings)  Texas Tech commit

Jackson Landsteiner, OG (Cibolo Steele)
Highlights are private

Jaquay Martin, S (Mexia)

Dillon Mata, DE (Austin High)

Jaxon Player, DT (Waco Midway) 

Casey Phillips, OT (Franklin) 

Roel Sanchez, QB (San Antonio O'Connor)

BJ Sculark, CB (Temple) 

Sam Pinkney, OG (Harker Heights) 

JaQuan Tillis, Athlete (Harker Heights) 

Tyler Vitt, QB (San Antonio MacArthur) 

La'Thaniel Washington, WR (Austin Del Valle) 

Nakia Watson, RB (Austin Westlake) 

Iverson Westbrook, CB (Cameron Yoe) 

Quandree White, Athlete (College Station) 

Jamal Williams, QB (Waco La Vega) 

Sunday, February 12, 2017

TA's Central Texas 2018 "Surety 30!" (Spring Edition)

Caden Sterns (Cibolo Steele) is CenTex's top ranked overall prospect for the 2018 class.

Online radio show link: 

1. Caden Sterns, DB 6'2" 187, 4.5 (Cibolo Steele)  LSU commit
It is just phenomenal to watch Caden on film who is already ahead of where his older brother (2017 pro prospect Jordan Sterns) was at when he attended Steele. And that is HUGE!

College comparison: Michael Huff, Texas ('02-'05)

Sterns' film link:

2. Jordan Moore, Athlete 6'0" 180, 4.4 (Yoakum)  Texas A&M commit
Is very remarkable at both running back and safety with over 30 scholarship offers.

College comparison: Eric Reid, LSU ('10-'13)

Moore's film link:

3. Trevon Moehrig-Woodard, CB 6'2" 190, 4.49 (Smithson Valley)  TAD
A grown man on the island that puts receivers on punishment each game while taking care of business at both receiver and as a return specialist.

College comparison: Chris McAlister, Arizona ('96-'98)

Moehrig-Woodard's film link:

4. Tommy Bush, WR 6'5" 187, 4.47 (Schertz Clemens)
Bush gave a lot of defenses fits that dared to cover him man-to-man proving to be a lethal target.

College comparison: Roy Williams, Texas ('00-'03)

Bush's film link:

5. Jaquayln Crawford, CB 5'10" 163, 4.3 (Rockdale)  TAD
Central Texas' fastest man (BAR NONE!) running an electronic 10.5 in the 100 meter dash and looks for the end zone anytime his hands touch the football on defense, offense, or special teams.

College comparison: Terrell Buckley, Florida State ('89-'91)

Crawford's film link: 

6. Tanner Mordecai, QB 6'2" 190, 4.6 (Waco Midway)
Midway went on a huge 8-game winning streak when Mordecai returned after missing the first few games of the season. Enough said.

College comparison: Andrew Luck, Stanford ('09-'11)

Mordecai's film link: 

7. Julon Williams, ATH 5'10" 188, 4.5 (Converse Judson)
Is not just a good athlete but also has a good arm and a winning pedigree to go with it.

College comparison: Woodrow Dantzler, Clemson ('98-'01)

Williams' film link: 

8. Marquise Conchola, DT 6'3" 278, 4.9 (College Station)
Athletic enough to play both end and tackle often causing chaos in the opponent's backfield.

College comparison: Sam Adams, Texas A&M ('91-'93)

Conchola's film link:

9. Ochaun Mathis, DE 6'5" 228, 4.6 (Manor)  TCU commit
Made his mark this past season as a premiere pass rusher and has yet to reach his potential.

College comparison: Simeon Rice, Illinois ('92-'95)

Mathis' film link: 

10. Kaitori Leveston, Jr., OT 6'5" 290, 5.0 (Waco Midway)
Does a great job of protecting the blind side and driving defenders in the opposite directions.

College comparison: Aaron Taylor, Notre Dame ('90-'93)

Leveston's film link: 

11. Cameron Wilkins, ILB 6'2" 230, 4.6 (Austin Del Valle)
A run stuffer that always moves the ball carrier backwards, dominating at the point of attack.

College comparison: Michael Barrow, Miami ('89-'92)

Wilkins' film link: 

12. Kolby Peel, FS 6'0" 205, 4.5 (College Station A&M Consolidated)
This young man does everything in his will power to make an impact at or around the football whether on defense or special teams.

College comparison: Tebucky Jones, Syracuse ('94-'97)

Peel's film link: 

13. Zadock Dinklemann, QB 6'5" 220, 4.8 (Somerset)
Comes from the "Detmer Family Tree" displaying his massive size, athleticism, and strong arm to further create his own brand name.

College comparison: Ryan Mallett, Arkansas ('09-'10)

Dinklemann's film link: 

14. Tyrese Heard, DB 6'1" 185, 4.45 (Teague)  UAB commit
Flies down the line of scrimmage to make hard hits and will line up on the island to shut down receivers.

College comparison: Kenny Vaccaro, Texas ('09-'12)

Heard's film link: 

15. Tyrick James, TE/HB 6'2" 227, 4.7 (China Spring)
Plays TE, HB, RB, and WR that keeps defensive coordinators guessing on how to best contain him.

College comparison: Rufus French, Ole Miss ('96-'98)

James' film link: 

16. Jamyhl Jeter, RB 6'0" 215, 4.5 (San Antonio Brennan)
An old-school style ball carrier that runs tough between the tackles and has deceptive speed.

College comparison: Clarence Farmer, Arizona ('00-'03)

Jeter's film link: 

17. Braden Cassity, DE 6'3" 223, 4.84 (Austin Westlake)
Is dangerous no matter where you line him up on the defensive front, constantly finding ways to make big plays.

College comparison: Jared DeVries, Iowa ('95-'98)

Cassity's film link: 

18. Juan Henry, OLB 6'3" 225, 4.5 (Cibolo Steele)
Can play with his hand in the dirt or line up as a stand up defensive end and operates sideline to sideline.

College comparison: Lamar Lathon, Houston ('86-'89)

Henry's film link: 

19. Garrison Vaughn, FS 6'1" 180, 4.53 (Belton)  TAD
On film, probably the best ball-hawk of this class that is not shy in run support and a good return man.

College comparison: Tracy Saul, Texas Tech ('88-'91)

Vaughn's film link: 

20. Brendan Brady, RB 5'11" 190, 4.5 (Cibolo Steele)
A dual threat in both the rushing and receiving games for a school that frequently produces FBS running backs.

College comparison: Onterrio Smith, Oregon ('01-'02)

Brady's film link: 

21. Jyaire Shorter, WR 6'3" 210, 4.4 (Killeen Ellison)  TAD
The first bona fide FBS prospect at Ellison since running back David Cobb ('11) and will be the first at his position since Brian Berry ('90) to sign to an FBS program out of high school.

College comparison: Carl Pickens, Tennessee ('88-'91)

Shorter's film link: 

22. Antonio Heard, ATH 5'8" 160, 4.5 (Teague)  UAB commit
Tony Heard displays a chip on his shoulder that ensured of him having a great junior year.

College comparison: Darian Hagan, Colorado ('88-'91)

Heard's film link: 

23. Hakeem White, OG 6'3" 275, 5.01 (Waco Midway)
Lines up at tackle but is built more like a guard whose stock is steadily rising.

College comparison: Shawn Andrews, Arkansas ('01-'03)

White's film link: 

24. James (Ben) Sims, TE 6'5" 230, 4.75 (San Antonio Clark)  TAD
Ben is still growing into his body and has one of the highest ceilings (potential wise) in all of Central Texas.

College comparison: Kyle Brady, Penn State ('92-'95)

Sims' film link: 

25. Scooter Adams, ATH 5'9" 175, 4.34 (Hallettsville)
An exciting prospect with the football in his hands who is equally dangerous on the defensive side of the field.

College comparison: Kevin Faulk, LSU ('95-'98)/Kevin Williams, Miami ('90-'92)

Adams' film link: 

26. David Priebe, TE 6'6" 220, 4.7 (Waco Midway)
Priebe is a tall target often creating mismatches for defensive backs.

College comparison: Kyle Rudolph, Notre Dame ('08-'10)

Priebe's film link: 

27. Silas Robinson, OT 6'5" 290, 5.0 (Yoakum)
Like most small school prospects, Robinson makes noise on both sides of the football.

College comparison: Zach Weigert, Nebraska ('91-'94)

Robinson's film link: 

28. Scale Igiehon, DT 6'2" 320, 5.2 (Austin Del Valle)
The main attribute that makes college coaches crave is his ability to eat up space in the trenches.

College comparison: Terrence Cody, Alabama ('08-'09)

Igiehon's film link: 

29. Jayveon Cardwell, CB 6'0" 175, 4.53 (Cibolo Steele)
Not just a mere product of the system that he plays in but an underrated cover guy that handles his own against legit receivers.

College comparison: Todd Lyght, Notre Dame ('87-'90)

Cardwell's film link: 

30. Floyd Connell, CB 6'2" 170, 4.6 (Copperas Cove)  TAD
The true hidden gem of this group that uses his size and athleticism to make it difficult for pass catchers to get open.

College comparison: Ryan McNeil, Miami ('89-'92)

Connell's film link: 

Monday, December 12, 2016

Central Texas Teams the State Championship Games

The Yoakum Bulldogs have surprised many Texas high school football fans by being the only team with 4 losses on the season to advance to the state championship on any level. Like every year, the Central Texas region is well represented in this year's state championship games.

6A Division I State Championship

The Woodlands (15-0) vs. Austin Lake Travis (14-1) 8 p.m. Saturday, December 17, AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

6A Division II State Championship

DeSoto (15-0) vs. Cibolo Steele (14-1) 4 p.m. Saturday, December 17, AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

5A Division I State Championship 

Highland Park (13-2) vs. Temple (12-3) 12 p.m. Saturday, December 17, AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

3A Division I State Championship

Mineola (13-2) vs. Yoakum (11-4) 8 p.m. Thursday, December 15, AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

2A Division I State Championship

Crawford (14-1) vs. Refugio (14-2) 1 p.m. Thursday, December 15, AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

2A Division II State Championship

Iraan (15-0) vs. Bremond (15-0) 10 a.m. Thursday, December 15, AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

1A Division I State Championship

Borden County (13-1) vs. Jonesboro (14-0) 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 14, AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

1A Division II State Championship

Balmorhea (14-0) vs. Richland Springs (13-0) 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 14, AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

(Teams listed in bold print represent the Central Texas region.)