Future Cowboys In Week Three

Each week throughout the season GoPokes.com will track the progress of the 19 high school football players who have verbally committed to sign with Oklahoma State next February. Here are the results for each of the players' teams from the third week of the high school season.

Wichita Falls (Texas) High Coyotes
Wichita Falls, 1-1, had an open date this week, and return to action on Friday night.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, at Burkburnett.

TIM BENFORD, DE (6-5, 230)
Jersey Village (Texas) High Falcons
Jersey Village turned the ball over three times (two fumbles and an interception) in Friday night's 14-10 loss to Humble. The Falcons, now 0-3, have a week off before starting district play on Sept. 28.
Next: Friday, Sept. 28, vs. Cy Springs.

Westfield (Houston, Texas) High Mustangs
Westfield improved to 2-1 on the season with a 33-24 victory over Beaumont West Brook on Friday night.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, at Memorial.
Beaumont Enterprise: Westfield prevails over West Brook in mistake-filled game

DAJUAN DAVIS, OT (6-4, 295)
Crowley (Texas) High Eagles
Crowley could not take advantage of four first-half turnovers by Waco Midway on Friday night and suffered a 14-7 loss.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, at Denton.
Waco Tribune-Herald: Midway's ‘drive' drops Crowley

ALFRED DUPREE, LB (6-2, 210)
Skyline (Dallas, Texas) High Raiders
Skyline rallied after falling behind 10-7 in the first quarter en route to a 34-17 victory over Arlington on Friday night. The Raiders improved to 2-0.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, vs. Arlington Bowie.
Dallas Morning News: Skyline 34, Arlington 17

La Marque (Texas) High Cougars
La Marque defeated a Class 5A school for the second week in a row – 14-13 in overtime over La Porte – to improve to 3-0. La Porte attempted to go for the two-point conversion after scoring in overtime, and was stopped short of the goal line.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, vs. Pearland.
The Galveston Daily News: La Marque squeaks by La Porte in overtime

DAVID GRANT, OL (6-5, 280)
Killeen (Texas) High Kangaroos
Grant and the other members of the Kangaroo offensive line did their jobs Friday night as Killeen drove 79 yards in the game's final minutes for the winning touchdown to capture a 27-24 victory over crosstown rival Harker Heights. Killeen is now 3-0 after beginning the season with victories over the other three Killeen school district high schools – Ellison, Shoemaker and Harker Heights.
Next: Friday, Sept. 20. vs, Pflugerville Connally.
Killeen Daily Herald: Roos rally to claim mythical KISD championship

JEREMY GRAY, DE (6-6, 235)
Sherman (Texas) High Bearcats
A blocked extra-point kick in the second quarter proved to be the difference as Sherman suffered its first loss of the season in a 28-27 setback at the hands of Terrell on Friday night.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, vs. Sulphur Springs.
Sherman Herald Democrat: Bearcats lose nailbiter

JACKIE HINTON, WR (5-11, 185)
Channelview (Texas) High Falcons
Channelview, 1-1, did not play this week and returns to the playing field Sept. 21.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, vs. Ball.

PATRICK HOOG, OG (6-4, 295)
Medina Valley (Texas) High Panthers
Medina Valley, now 1-2, fell behind 21-2 at halftime and couldn't climb out of the hole in suffering a 33-10 loss to Brackenridge on Friday night.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, vs. Brackenridge.
San Antonio Express-News: Brackenridge 33, Medina Valley 10

JUSTIN HORTON, TE (6-4, 220)
Henderson (Texas) High Lions
Horton caught a 27-yard touchdown pass in helping the Lions score 33 unanswered points in the first half en route to a 36-14 victory over Palestine on Friday night. The Lions, now 2-1, have a week off before returning to action on Sept. 28.
Next: Friday, Sept. 28, at Pine Tree.
Palestine Herald: Wildcats hammered by Henderson, 36-14

VICTOR JONES, LB (6-1, 220)
Richland (North Richland Hills, Texas) High Rebels
Richland led 21-17 entering the fourth quarter but allowed Birdville to score a pair of touchdowns and then the Rebels turned the ball over twice on interceptions in suffering their first loss of the season, 30-28 to Birdville. The Rebels, now 2-1, have a week off to regroup before playing again Sept. 28.
Next: Friday, Sept. 28, vs. Colleyville Heritage.
Dallas Morning News: Birdville 30, Richland 28

TRAVIS MILLER, RB (5-10, 180)
Marlin (Texas) High Bulldogs
Miller and the Bulldogs are scheduled to play at Snyder Saturday night.
Next: Friday, Sept. 28, vs. Leon.

Mesquite (Texas) High Skeeters
Richards finished with seven catches for 64 yards but it wasn't enough as Abilene held on for a 13-10 victory Friday night.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, vs. Dallas Carter.
Mesquite News: Skeeters send message in 13-10 loss to No. 10 Abilene

QUINN SHARP, K (6-0, 180)
Summit (Arlington, Texas) High Jaguars
Sharp's 27-yard field goal in the third quarter were the only points for the Jaguars who suffered a 24-3 loss to Flower Mound Marcus on Friday night. The Jaguars, now 2-1, have a week off before returning to the playing field on Sept. 28.
Next: Friday, Sept. 28, vs. Timberview.
Dallas Morning News: Flower Mound Marcus 28, Mansfield Summit 3

KODY SPANO, QB (6-2, 200)
Stephenville (Texas) High Yellow Jackets
Spano rushed for 113 yards and two touchdowns and clinched the victory for the third-ranked Class 4A Stephenville Yellow Jackets with a 26-yard touchdown pass with less than four minutes to play in a 27-15 victory over No. 5 Wichita Falls Rider on Saturday night. Stephenville, now 3-0, has a week off before returning to action on Sept. 28.
Next: Friday, Sept. 28, at Aledo.
Wichita Falls Times Record: Rider falls to Stephenville, 27-15

KYE STALEY, ATH (6-0, 200)
Guthrie (Okla.) High Blue Jays
Staley and the Blue Jays continue to show they are the team to beat in Class 5A with Friday night's 58-0 victory over Edmond Deer Creek. Staley lined up at wide receiver on the first play of the game and caught a 65-yard scoring pass from back-up quarterback Keaton Collins. He rushed for 103 yards, including a 3-yard touchdown, against a Deer Creek team that had not been scored upon in its first two games this season.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, at Harrah.
The Oklahoman: Guthrie coasts to win

LANE TAYLOR, OG (6-2, 295)
Arlington Martin (Texas) High Colts
Arlington Martin rolled up nearly 500 total yards – including 335 on the ground – en route to a 34-17 victory over Justin Northwest on Friday night.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, vs. Hurst L.D. Bell.
Dallas Morning News: Arlington Martin 34, Justin Northwest 17

South Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, Texas) High Warriors
Williams raced 40 yards after picking up a fumble for the Warriors' first touchdown of the game but it wasn't enough as South Garland defeated South Grand Prairie 23-14 on Friday night. The Warriors, now 0-3, have a bye week before returning to action on Sept. 28.
Next: Friday, Sept. 28, at Euless Trinity.
Dallas Morning News: South Garland 23, South Grand Prairie 14

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