Commitment Watch: Week 4

Several Frog commits open district play with their teams this week.

Week 4 of the Texas high school football season is upon us and it's time to take a look at where TCU commits will be in action this week.

WHERE HFB.com will be…
THURSDAY
Arlington Bowie vs. Sam Houston
Prospects: Bowie - Niko Small, Tony James; Sam Houston – Darrion Flowers

FRIDAY
All Saints vs. Country Day
Prospects: All Saints – Jonathan Song, Mike Williams, Brandon Harmon (2018), Grayson Mann (2018); Country Day – Brandon Evans (2016), Joe Breedlove (2017)

2015 COMMITS

Jaelan Austin

South Grand Prairie (2-2) vs. Midlothian (2-2); Friday, September 26th, 7:30pm – Midlothian

Both teams open up district 8-6A play while looking for their third win of the 2014 season. South Grand Prairie is coming off a big 42-17 win over Abilene Copper and Midlothian defeated Haltom 38-14. SGP receiver Jaelan Austin is averaging over 100 yards receiving per game.


Joseph Broadnax

Dallas Bryan Adams (1-2) vs. Carrollton Newman Smith (1-2); Friday, September 26th, 7:30pm – Forester Field - Dallas

Bryan Adams is hoping a bye week has them prepared for the open of district 11-5A play with 1-2 Newman Smith coming to town. The Cougars lost a heartbreaker to Seagoville two weeks ago; 28-27. Newman Smith is coming off their first win of the season, beating McKinney 17-7. Broadnax has recorded 19 tackles on the season.


Alec Dunham

Coldspring – Oakhurst (2-2) vs. Rosenberg Terry(4-0); Thursday, September 25th, 7:30pm – Traylor Stadium - Rosenberg

Coldspring is coming off a big 47-7 win over Cleveland last week and will face one of the toughest teams in the southeast this week in undefeated Terry. Terry is coming off a big 36-7 win over Katy Tompkins last week.


Darrion Flowers

Sam Houston (3-0) vs. Arlington Bowie (2-1); Thursday, September 25th, 7:00pm – Wilemon Field

Flowers and his Sam Houston teammates are looking for the upset over Arlington Bowie. The Texans have had two weeks to prepare for the Volunteers. Bowie is coming off a 45-34 win over Colleyville Heritage last week. Flowers had his best game of the season two weeks ago, hauling in over 100 yards receiving against Dallas Kimball.


Jeff Gladney

New Boston (3-1) vs. De Kalb (1-3); Friday, September 26th, 7:30pm – De Kalb

New Boston is looking for their fourth consecutive win of the season as they battle De Kalb in their last non-district game of the season. New Boston defeated Paul Pewitt last week 35-7 while De Kalb fell to Ore City; 28-20.


Tre'vontae Hights

Yoakum (3-1) vs. Gonzales (0-3); Friday, September 26th, 7:30pm – Gonzales

Yoakum improved to 3-1 on the season last week with a dominating 65-7 win over Luling. The Bulldogs should improve to four wins on Friday as they face a winless Gonzales team that’s allowing 41 points per game.


Cordel Iwuagwu

Spring Westfield (2-1) vs. Montgomery (3-0); Friday, September 26th, 7:30pm - Montgomery

Westfield is fresh off a bye week and ready to face the undefeated Montgomery Bears. Westfield defeated North Shore two weeks ago while Montgomery is coming off a 33-23 win over Aldine Davis last week. Westfield is averaging 270 rushing yards per game this season.


Tony James

Arlington Bowie (2-1) vs. Arlington Sam Houston (3-0), Thursday, September 25th, 7:00pm – Wilemon Field - Arlington

The Volunteers are looking to improve to 3-1 on the season and 1-0 in district 4-6A play as they battle the undefeated Sam Houston Texans. Bowie is coming off a 45-34 win over Colleyville Heritage last week while Sam Houston has had two weeks to prepare for this game.


Julius Lewis

Mansfield (3-1) at Duncanville (2-2); Friday, September 26th, 7:30pm - Duncanville

Mansfield opens district 8-6A play against Duncanville which boasts one of the tougher offenses in the DFW area. Luckily, Mansfield features a strong defense which is led by Lewis in the secondary. Mansfield is coming off a 27-7 win over Eastern Hills while Duncanville fell to state-ranked Waco Midway 42-36 last week.


Breylin Mitchell

Round Rock (3-1) vs. Pflugerville (3-1); Friday, September 26th, 7:00pm – Pflugerville

Round Rock opened district play last week with a 17-13 win over rival Stony Point. It was the Dragons third consecutive win of the year. Up next is another rival in Pflugerville. The Panthers are coming off an impressive 43-29 win over Leander Rouse.


Niko Small

Arlington Bowie (2-1) vs. Arlington Sam Houston (3-0); Thursday, September 25th, 7:00pm – Wilemon Field - Arlington

Small and his Volunteer teammates are aiming for their first district win but it won’t be easy with Sam Houston quarterback Ervin Hill and receiver Darrion Flowers ready to make big plays for the undefeated Texans. Bowie is coming off a 45-34 win over Colleyville Heritage last week.


Jonathan Song

FW All Saints (2-2) vs. FW Country Day (3-1); Friday, September 26th, 7:00pm – All Saints

All Saints is looking for their third consecutive win of the season but will face a tough test in much improved Country Day. The Saints are 2-0 in SPC play and have not been beaten in over two years in conference play. The Falcons are led by junior running back Brandon Evans, who has rushed for nearly 500 yards on the year.


Jarrison Stewart

Mesquite Horn (2-1) vs. Mesquite (0-3); Friday, September 26th, 7:30pm – Mesquite Memorial Stadium

Both teams are coming off bye weeks as they open district 10-6A play. Stewart has missed Horn’s past two games due to injury. Mesquite has struggled on defense this season, allowing 48 points per game.


J.F. Thomas

South Oak Cliff (1-3) vs. Dallas Molina (0-4); Friday, September 26th, 7:30pm – Kincaide Stadium - Dallas

South Oak Cliff got their first win of the season last week and will open district 13-5A play against winless Molina. It should be a field day for Thomas and SOC, at least for one half due to Molina’s struggles on defense allowing 43.5 points per game. What’s worse is their inability to score on offense, scoring just 8 points this season.


Semaj Thomas

Ft. Worth Southwest (0-4) vs. Ft. Worth Western Hills (0-4); Friday, September 26th, 7:30pm – Clark Stadium – Ft. Worth

Something has to give as both teams are looking for their first win of the season. The good news whoever wins will open district 7-5A with a 1-0 record. Southwest has struggled on defense this season but limited Dunbar to just 346 yards last week in a 37-32 loss. Western Hills is averaging less than 200 yards of offense per game.


2016 COMMITS

Jonathan Marshall

Shepherd (3-1) vs. Crockett (1-3); Friday, September 26th, 7:30pm – Crockett

Shepherd finishes its non-district slate this Friday on the road at Crockett. Shepherd is coming off their first loss of the season; a 25-21 loss to Hargrave. Meanwhile, Crockett is coming off a close 35-28 loss to Madisonville. Marshall has four sacks on the season.


Brennen Wooten

Marble Falls(2-2) vs. Dripping Springs (2-2); Friday, September 26th, 7:30pm – Marble Falls

Marble Falls is looking to bounce back from their second loss of the season; losing to Vista Ridge last week 42-20. Dripping Springs, under new coach Joe McBride is coming off a 23-0 upset win over Cedar Park. Marble Falls is 0-1 in district 25-5A play and Dripping Springs is 1-0. Wooten has thrown for nearly 1,400 yards this season.

NOTE:

Mike Freeze is no longer at Graham and is at Weatherford. He is not playing football this season.

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