Inside Texas 2012 Watch List

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By Jeff Howe, Inside Texas Recruiting Analyst
Posted Mar 8, 2010
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It's never too early to start looking at what's coming up next, especially when it comes to the Texas Longhorns and football recruiting. With a tremendous 2010 class signed and a 2011 class nearly full, the Longhorns will soon be on the lookout for prospects in the 2012 class. With the that in mind, here is a list of some of the top juniors-to-be in the state of Texas who could very develop into the next big-time crop of high school recruits from the state of Texas.






Quarterbacks (6)

Matt Davis (6-1/205) Klein Forest

Brooks Haack (6-1/180) Katy

Jared Johnson (6-0/190) South Grand Prairie

Trevor Knight (6-1/185) San Antonio Reagan

Connor Washington (6-2/190) Stephenville

Marshall Williams (6-5/195/4.8) Flower Mound


Running Backs (9)

Ladarius Anthony (6-0/180/4.45) Kilgore

Tavarreon Dickerson (5-9/170/4.5) Arlington

Johnathan Gray (5-11/185/4.45) Aledo

Russell Hansborough (5-7/165/4.6) Arlington Bowie

Trent Jackson (5-10/175/4.5) Cuero

Dennis Smith (6-2/205/4.55) Wimberley

Joshua Wilhite (5-9/165/4.4) Fort Bend Hightower

Trey Williams (5-9/170/4.4) Spring Dekaney

Tim Wright (5-10/180) La Marque


Wide Receivers (6)

Chance Allen (6-2/185) Fort Bend Elkins

Connor Crane (6-4/180) Denton Guyer

Griffin Gilbert (6-5/200) Lake Travis

Thomas Johnson (6-0/180/4.4) Dallas Skyline

Cayleb Jones (6-2/180/4.55) Austin High

Jeffrey Thomas (6-2/170) Duncanville


Offensive Linemen (12)

Garrett Adcock (6-2/265) Dallas Christian

Adrian Bellard (6-4/285) Brenham

Marlon Brown (6-2/300) Dallas Skyline

Boone Feldt (6-3/270) Pilot Point

Timothy Hines (6-4/305) Bryan

Hiva Lutui (6-3/285) Euless Trinity

Mike Matthews (6-3/265) Fort Bend Elkins

Sam Rice (6-5/285) Coppell

Curtis Riser (6-5/275) DeSoto

Chris Thomas (6-4/285) Lancaster

Halapoulivaati Vaitai (6-6/280) Haltom

Michael Wilson (6-6/235) Aledo


Defensive Ends (6)

Mario Edwards (6-4/220/4.7) Prosper

Victor Irokansi (6-3/215/4.85) Pflugerville Hendrickson

Javante McGee (6-6/250) San Antonio Sam Houston

Tyler Paulson (6-1/220) Lake Travis

Lincoln Richard (6-3/220/4.7) Everman

Michael Richardson (6-2/200) DeSoto


Defensive Tackles (4)

Malcolm Brown (6-1/260) Brenham

Paul Boyette (6-2/265) Humble

Mitchell Meyers (6-3/245) The Woodlands

Anthony Smith (5-11/275) Spring Westfield


Linebackers (10)

Timothy Cole (6-1/190/4.6) Brenham

Derek David (6-3/225) Rockdale

Alex De La Torre (6-1/200) Denton Ryan

Troy Green (6-1/195/4.6) Brenham

Garrett Hope (6-1/205) The Woodlands

Peter Jinkens (6-2/200) Dallas Skyline

Alex Lyons (6-1/190/4.6) DeSoto

Nigel Robinson (5-11/210/4.6) Dallas Skyline

Joe Sikes (6-0/210/4.7) Flower Mound Marcus

Cameron Williams (5-11/210/4.6) Arlington Martin


Cornerbacks (4)

Justin Albritton (5-11/175/4.4) Anahuac

Lonnie Gray (5-10/170/4.4) Rosenberg Lamar Consolidated

Kenneth Marshall (6-0/185/4.45) South Houston

Justin Thomas (5-8/165/4.55) West Orange-Stark


Safeties (7)

Jarrell Crenshaw (5-10/170) Pearland Dawson

Zach Espinosa (6-0/185) Cedar Park

Aiavion Edwards (6-2/205/4.6) Stephenville

LaDarrell McNeil (6-2/195/4.5) Dallas A. Maceo Smith

Edward Pope (6-3/175/4.45) Carthage

Shakiel Randolph (6-4/180/4.45) Waco Midway

Devont’e Thomas (6-1/190) Aldine Eisenhower


Athletes (10)

Bralon Addison (5-10/180/4.45) Fort Bend Hightower

Andre Anderson (5-11/185/4.5) Cedar Hill

Jeremiah Briscoe (6-3/180) Houston Second Baptist

Corey Coleman (5-11/165/4.4) Richardson Pearce

Kiante Griffin (6-1/190) Lewisville Hebron

Ryan Jackson (5-10/185/4.45) Angleton

Malcolm Miller (5-11/195) Garland

Devin Rushing (5-10/180/4.45) DeSoto

Corey Thompson (6-2/195/4.5) Fort Bend Elkins

Dalyn Williams (6-0/190) Lake Dallas

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