How The Future Cowboys Fared - Week 11

A look at how the teams of the 14 high school players who have verbally committed to Oklahoma State fared on the final week of the regular season.

JEFF BEREUTER, LB (6-3, 206)
& JUSTIN GENT, LB (6-2, 210)

Irving MacArthur (Irving, Texas)
Irving MacArthur saw its 22-game regular season winning streak come to an end with a 31-24 loss to Euless Trinity on Thursday night. MacArthur, now 9-1, hadn't lost a regular season game since the 2003 season. The Cardinals still tie for the District 6-5A title and advance to next week's playoffs. Next: vs. Southlake Carroll (10-0), Saturday, Nov. 12, in Class 5A-II playoff first-round game at Texas Stadium (6 p.m.).

DeMARCUS CONNER, WR (6-2, 185)
Westfield High (Houston, Texas)
Conner only had one catch but it went for a 70-yard touchdown in the second quarter as Westfield showed why it is ranked sixth in the nation in the USA Today poll with a 35-14 victory over Humble on Friday night. Conner's scoring pass from quarterback Pierre Beasley gave the Mustangs a 21-0 lead. For the season, Conner now has 14 catches for 379 yards and five touchdowns. Next: vs. Houston Lamar (10-0), Friday, Nov. 11, in Class 5A-I playoff first-round game.

DERON FONTENOT, S (5-8, 185)
South Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, Texas)
South Grand Prairie rallied from a 10-7 halftime deficit to defeat Coppell 21-16 on Friday night and secure a berth in the 5A-Division II playoffs. Next: vs. Denton Ryan (7-3), Saturday, Nov. 12, in Class 5A-II first-round playoff game at Texas Stadium (noon).

Klein Collins (Klein, Texas)
Goodson rushed for 89 yards on 11 carries and caught two passes for 11 yards but it wasn't enough against an undefeated Lufkin team that is expected to go far in the playoffs. Lufkin won 48-0 as Klein Collins saw its season come to an end with a 3-7 record. Goodson finished the season with 973 rushing yards and eight touchdowns on just 99 carries (nearly 10 yards per attempt).

Carter High (Dallas, Texas)
Carter won the District 9-5A championship with a 34-7 victory over Skyline on Friday night. Carter improved to 10-0 and extended its regular season winning streak to 16 games. Next: vs. Carrollton Creekview (6-4), Friday, Nov. 11, in Class 5A-II first-round playoff game at Mesquite's Memorial Stadium.

SHANE JARKA, DE (6-3, 230)
Fort Bend Austin (Fort Bend, Texas)
Forrt Bend Austin scored with seven seconds remaining but its two-point conversion failed and Clements held on for a 14-12 victory on Saturday. Austin, 6-4, was playing its second game in five days after defeating Elkins 41-31 on Tuesday night in a game originally scheduled for Sept. 23 but was postponed because of Hurricane Rita.

Jersey Village (Houston, Texas)
Jersey Village blocked an extra-point kick and returned it for two points in overtime to capture a thrilling 18-16 victory over Langham Creek on Saturday. Jersey Village improved to 5-5 with its fourth consecutive victory, two of which were overtime wins.

ERIC NORWOOD, DE (6-2, 251)
North Cobb High (Acworth, Ga.)
Norwood and his North Cobb teammates ended their season on Oct. 28 with a 2-8 record.

TRENT PERKINS, OL (6-4, 285)
Alice High (Alice, Texas)
Alice, 7-3, defeated H.M. King 37-27 on Friday night in the final regular season game of the season.

JACOB SECREST, OL (6-4, 280)
Stillwater High (Stillwater, Okla.)
Stillwater used a 21-point second quarter to improve to 7-3 with a 28-6 victory over Enid in the final regular season game of the season. Next: at Broken Arrow (7-3), Friday, Nov. 11, in Class 6A playoffs first-round game.

North Mesquite (Mesquite, Texas)
Thompson rushed for 1,010 yards and 18 touchdowns on 168 carries (for an average of more than six yards a carry) for North Mesquite, which finished 3-7 this season.

Madison High (Houston, Texas)
Madison, 9-1, got warmed up for the playoffs with an easy 56-0 victory over Sam Houston on Thursday night. The Marlins held Sam Houston to one first down and minus-42 yards of total offense. Next: vs. Beaumont West Brook (6-1), Friday, Nov. 11, in Class 5A-II playoff first-round game.

Bryan High (Byran, Texas)
Woods and his Bryan teammates came up on the short end in a 9-6 loss to A&M Consolidated on Thursday night at Kyle Field. Bryan, which needed a win to keep its playoff hopes alive, finishes the season with a 4-6 record.

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