Future Cowboys: How'd They Do This Week?

Maybe one day in the future OSU fans will again set a Boone Pickens Stadium attendance record – similar to Saturday when the Cowboys defeated No. 3 Baylor – as they cheer for an offense that is led by quarterback Mason Rudolph, running back Devon Thomas and wide receiver James Washington. Check out how those future Cowboys and their teams performed in playoff victories this weekend.

GYASI AKEM, LB (6-1, 220)
Broken Arrow High School (Broken Arrow, Okla.)
This week's game: Broken Arrow advances to the Class 6A semifinal following a 43-20 victory over Mustang on Friday night.

Broken Arrow holds off Mustang: The Oklahoman

Next game: Friday, Nov. 29, Broken Arrow (10-2) vs. Tulsa Union (10-2) in Class 6A semifinals.
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DEVANTE AVERETTE, LB (6-1, 230)
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa)
This week's game: Averette's junior college playing career ended earlier this month. According to the Ellsworth Athletics website, Averette had 92 tackles, 29 tackles for loss, 4 sacks, a fumble recovery, a forced fumble, a pass broken up and a blocked kick while appearing in eight games during the 2014 season.

Next game: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, OSU vs. Florida State in Dallas.
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JORDAN BRAILFORD, DE (6-3, 210)
Booker T. Washington High School (Tulsa, Okla.)
This week's game: Brailford finished the season with 100 tackles and nine sacks.

Next game: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, OSU vs. Florida State in Dallas.
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KEENEN BROWN, WR (6-3, 185)
Alief Taylor High School (Houston, Texas)
This week's game: Brown did everything he could for Alief Taylor during Saturday's Class 5A-Division I playoff game but it wasn't enough as Lamar remains undefeated with a 36-0 victory. Brown caught four passes for only five yards, completed a pass for 38 yards and also had one carry for four yards in the final game of his high school playing career. For the season, he caught 57 passes for 918 yards and nine touchdowns.

Lamar comes alive in second half to rout Alief Taylor: Houston Chronicle

Next game: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, OSU vs. Florida State in Dallas.
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LEMAEFE GALEA'I, OL (6-5, 327)
Trinity High School (Euless, Texas)
This week's game: Euless Trinity broke open a tie game by scoring 21 unanswered points in the final 13 minutes to defeat Mansfield Timberview 42-21 in a Class 5A-Division I area playoff game on Saturday.

Trinity imposes its will, breaking halftime tie to secure rematch with Carroll: Dallas Morning News

Next scheduled game: Friday, Nov. 29, Euless Trinity (10-2) vs. Southlake Carroll (11-1) in Class 5A-Division I regional semifinal.

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CHRIS HARDEMAN, CB (5-9, 178)
Alief Taylor High School (Houston, Texas)
This week's game: Hardeman and Alief Taylor suffered a 36-0 loss to undefeated Lamar in Saturday's Class 5A-Division I playoff game.

Lamar comes alive in second half to rout Alief Taylor: Houston Chronicle

Next game: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, OSU vs. Florida State in Dallas.
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DYLAN HARDING, DB (6-2, 190)
Jenks High School (Jenks, Okla.)
This week's game: Harding's 60-yard interception return for a touchdown in the first quarter gave the No. 1-ranked Jenks Trojans a 14-0 lead and they went on to defeat Midwest City 33-14 in a Class 6A quarterfinal playoff game on Saturday.

Jenks beats Midwest City in 6A playoffs: Tulsa World

Next game: Friday, Nov. 29, Jenks (12-0) vs. Westmoore (10-2) in a Class 6A semifinal playoff game.
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TYREEK HILL, Ath. (5-9, 185)
Garden City Community College (Garden City, Kan.)
This week's game: Hill and his Garden City teammates are preparing for the Football Capital Bowl of Kansas against Tyler (Texas) Junior College on Dec. 8 in Pittsburg, Kan. Hill completed the 2013 regular season with the following statistics: 1,361 all-purpose yards in nine games (151.2 yards per game); 659 rushing yards on 101 carries (6.5 avg.), 5 TDs; 32 receptions for 532 yards (16.6 avg.), 6 TDs; 12 punt returns for 63 yards (5.3 avg.), and 107 yards in kickoff returns.

Next game: Sunday, Dec. 8, Garden City (2-7, includes three forfeits) vs. Tyler (8-2) in the Football Capital Bowl in Pittsburg, Kan.
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CHRIS LACY, WR (6-3, 185)
DeSoto High School (DeSoto, Texas)
This week's game: Lacy caught three passes for 31 yards but it was quarterback Desmon White's 19-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Thomas in the game's final minute that kept DeSoto's season alive with a 34-30 victory over Coppell in a Class 5A-Division I area playoff game Saturday at AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys). Lacy now has 58 catches for 1,111 yards and 16 touchdowns in 12 games this season.

DeSoto's offense musters last minute victory against Coppell: Dallas Morning News

Next game: Friday, Nov. 29, DeSoto (12-0) vs. Arlington Martin (10-2) in Class 5A-Division I regional playoff game.
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JEREMIAH LEDBETTER, DT (6-3, 272)
Hutchinson Community College (Hutchinson, Kan.)
This week's game: Ledbetter is Hutchinson's second-leading tackler as the Blue Dragons prepare for the Salt City Bowl on Dec. 7. In 10 games, he has 59 tackles (nine for loss), five sacks, 11 quarterback hurries and an interception.

Next game: Saturday, Dec. 7, Hutchinson (7-4) vs. Dakota College (8-2) in Salt City Bowl (Hutchinson, Kan.).
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JOSH MABIN, LB (6-2, 220)
Klein Oak High School (Spring, Texas)
This week's game: Mabin's season is completed.

Next game: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, OSU vs. Florida State in Dallas.
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MATTHEW MUCHA, OT (6-6, 255)
Clear Lake High School (Houston, Texas)
This week's game: Mucha's season is completed.

Next game: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, OSU vs. Florida State in Dallas.
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JUWAN OFFRAY, CB (5-11, 170)
Edna Karr High School (New Orleans, La.)
This week's game: Karr had little trouble in Thursday night's 55-7 victory over Crowley in a Class 4A Regional playoff victory.

Karr rolls past Crowley 55-7 in Class 4A regional: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Next game: Friday, Nov. 29, Edna Karr (9-1) vs. Franklinton (8-2) in Class 4A quarterfinal playoff game.

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JUSTIN PHILLIPS, LB (5-11, 190)
Pearland HIgh School (Pearland, Texas)
This week's game: Phillips finished with nine unofficial tackles (according to Scout's Ahmard Vital, who was at the game), one pass broken up and an interception as Pearland defeated Fort Bend Austin 39-15 in a Class 5A-Division I area playoff game on Saturday. It was the first interception of the season for Phillips.

Phillips a great fit with OSU: Scout.com

Next game: Friday, Nov. 29, Pearland (11-1) vs. Lamar (11-0) in a Class 5A-Division I regional playoff game.
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RAMON RICHARDS, Ath. (6-1, 190)
Brackenridge High School (San Antonio, Texas)
This week's game: Richards, who is projected to be a defensive back for the OSU Cowboys, had an outstanding senior season while playing quarterback for the Brackenridge Eagles. He was 99-of-189 passing for 1,638 yards with 13 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. He also rushed for 658 yards and a team-best 13 touchdowns on 115 carries for the Eagles, who finished the season with a 7-4 record.

Next game: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, OSU vs. Florida State in Dallas.
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TREY ROBERTS, Ath. (6-1, 190)
Eisenhower High School (Houston, Texas)
This week's game: Roberts, much like Ramon Richards, is expected to play in the secondary for the Cowboys but is such an outstanding athlete that he did a little bit of everything for his Eisenhower High School team. He finished the season with the following statistics: Passing, 75 of 138 for 1,352 yards for 11 touchdowns with six interceptions; Rushing, 234 yards on 41 carries (5.71 avg.) for three touchdowns; Receiving, 18 catches for 434 yards (24 avg.) and a team-best five TDs.

Next game: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, OSU vs. Florida State in Dallas.
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MASON RUDOLPH, QB (6-4, 220)
Northwestern High School (Rock Hill, S.C.)
This week's game: Rudolph threw for three touchdowns and ran for two other scores on Friday to lead the No. 1-ranked Northwestern Trojans to a 39-7 victory over York in a second-round game of the South Carolina Class 4A Division II playoffs. He completed 15 of 19 passes for 197 yards and scoring plays of 24 and 14 yards to Quadarious Fair and 11 yards to Dupree Hart. He also had 80 rushing yards on 15 carries, including TD runs of 1 and 3 yards. The Trojans are favored to win their second consecutive 4A state title after No. 1 seed Goose Creek was upset. In 13 games this season, Rudolph has completed 282 of 386 passes (73.1 percent) for 3,570 yards and 50 touchdowns with just six interceptions. His 514 rushing yards and 15 rushing TDs also leads the Trojans. His passing efficiency rating for the season is 190.38.

Next game: Friday, Nov. 29, Northwestern (13-0) vs. North Augusta (12-1) in Class 4A Division II semifinal playoff game.
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ZACH SINOR, P (6-0, 190)
Medina Valley High School (Castroville, Texas)
This week's game: Sinor's season is completed.

Next game: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, OSU vs. Florida State in Dallas.
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DEVON THOMAS, RB (5-10, 190)
Broken Arrow High School (Broken Arrow, Okla.)
This week's game: Thomas was at his best Friday night as he returned the opening kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown as Broken Arrow defeated Mustang 43-20. He also finished with 92 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries. His 7-yard scoring run in the first quarter gave the Tigers a 14-6 lead, and he added a 6-yard TD run in second quarter to boost BA's lead to 21-12.

Broken Arrow holds off Mustang: The Oklahoman

Next game: Friday, Nov. 29, Broken Arrow (10-2) vs. Tulsa Union/Edmond North in Class 6A semifinals.
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COLE WALTERSCHEID, DE (6-6, 205)
Muenster High School (Muenster, Texas)
This week's game: Walterscheid was credited with three tackles, two tackles for loss, two quarterback pressures, a sack, and a fumble caused in Muenster's 37-12 victory over Wink in Class 1A-Division II Region 2 semifinal playoff game on Saturday. He also had more than 100 receiving yards and two touchdowns from his tight end position.

Next game: Friday, Nov. 29, Muenster (11-0) vs. San Angelo Texas Leadership Charter Academy (10-0) in Class 1A-Division II Region 2 championship game.

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JAMES WASHINGTON, WR (6-0, 193)
Stamford High School (Stamford, Texas)
This week's game: Stamford quarterback Bo Wimberly was 8-for-9 passing and half of those completions were to Washington, and all four of them went for touchdowns. The Wimberly-to-Washington combination resulted in touchdowns of 38, 70, 41 and 37 yards as Stamford defeated Panhandle 56-35 on Saturday in a Class 1A-Division I Region 1 area playoff game. For the season, Washington has now caught 49 passes for 967 yards and 19 touchdowns.

Next game: Friday, Nov. 29, Stamford (10-1) vs. Sundown (8-3) in Class 1A-Division I Region 1 semifinal playoff game.

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JOYAN WILLIAMS, DT (6-3, 255)
Edna Karr High School (New Orleans, La.)
This week's game: Karr had little trouble in Thursday night's 55-7 victory over Crowley in a Class 4A Regional playoff victory.

Karr rolls past Crowley 55-7 in Class 4A regional: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Next game: Friday, Nov. 29, vs. Edna Karr (9-1) vs. Franklinton (8-2) in Class 4A quarterfinal playoff game.

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