The Silent Assassin

Things have been very quiet on the recruiting front for Giddings athlete Brock Fitzhenry since he committed to the Texas Longhorns back in February, but he has been making plenty of noise with his play on the football field. Fitzhenry has helped lead Giddings High School to an undefeated record and a No. 1 ranking in 3A.

"We are 8-0 with two more games left to play," Brock Fitzhenry said. "We should win those games and win district for the second year in a row. It's been a while since Giddings has won two straight district titles."

Fitzhenry plays quarterback at Giddings and his forte is running the football. In seven games this season, he has amassed 1,346 yards and reached the end zone 20 times. Fitzhenry has shown great speed and vision with the football in his hands throughout his high school career, but where does he fit in at Texas?

"Slot receiver and special teams," Fitzhenry said when asked if he had talked to the Texas coaches about where they would like to use him. "I love to play receiver. I will play wherever I can to get on the field. It doesn't matter to me."

Fitzhenry has been able to make it to the majority of UT's home games this year and he has already started building strong friendships with some of his future teammates.

"I've been to every home game except the Rice game," Fitzhenry said. "The guys that I have met are great guys. I've gotten to know Justin Tucker, Blake Gideon and Aaron Williams pretty well."

Game day visits aren't the only time that Fitzhenry has made time to get to know some of local commits.

"I actually played golf with Justin and Matt Nader over the summer. It was pretty fun," Fitzhenry said.

He is still very solid in his commitment and interest from other schools died down a long time ago.

"They were (still sending mail), but they kind of stopped because they know I'm not going to change my mind," Fitzhenry said.

With the playoffs quickly approaching, Fitzhenry is shifting his attention to bringing home a state title.

"We're ranking No. 1 in 3A, so the main goal is to win state. We went 13-1 last year, and we are going to try to make it 16-0 this year."


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