Pruitt chooses Texas State

Houston Stratford HS defensive end Jarvis Pruitt has committed to Texas State. Pruitt (6-3, 220) chose the Bobcats over offers from McNeese St and Lamar.

Jarvis Pruitt (#90) becomes the seventh commitment for Texas State.

As a pass rusher, Stratford head coach Eliot Allen thinks he is one of the best ever to play in a Stratford Spartan uniform.

“He is the best pure pass rush defensive lineman we have had at Stratford and we’ve had some pretty talented defensive linemen,” said Allen.

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Lambert makes it official

Its every high school players dream to get an offer to play college football. The hard work players put in to become better and the hours committed in hopes of reaching a state title is rewarded with a scholarship to play collegiate football.

Aledo offensive lineman Hayden Lambert becomes the 5th commitment for Texas State in their 2012 class.

Aledo HS offensive lineman Hayden Lambert has lived a Hollywood scripted movie during his time playing for . . . → Read More: Lambert makes it official

Texas State gets their quarterback

The Bobcats hosted Willis HS QB Fred Nixon and his family this afternoon for his unofficial visit in San Marcos. Before leaving the campus, Nixon made it official by committing to Coach Franchione and Texas State.

Willis HS quarterback Fred Nixon made it official by committing to Texas State.

Nixon (6-3, 185) chose Texas State over offers from Tulsa, Western Michigan and UTEP.

This past season Nixon finished the season with 2,009 yards passing with 26 touchdowns . . . → Read More: Texas State gets their quarterback

Bobcats land a big commitment

On a day where Texas State football players are expected to report back to San Marcos today, the Bobcat coaching staff received a big gift unexpectedly as Brenham HS linebacker Jerrid Jeter-Gilman committed to Texas State.

Jerrid Jeter-Gilman committed to Texas State on Thursday.

Jeter-Gilman is one of the anchors of the Brenham Cub defense and he lines up with fellow linebackers Tim Cole (Texas commit) and Troy Green (Texas A&M commit).

Jeter-Gilman’s intelligence, work ethic and . . . → Read More: Bobcats land a big commitment

Summers: I enjoyed my visit to Texas State

Leander HS defensive back Martel Summers is a player that you don’t doubt his talents. With speed, size and range, Summers can do it all. Colleges from all over the country have noticed but as he prepares for his senior season, two school are sticking out.

“Northwestern and Texas State are my top two,” said Summers.

Leander HS DB Martel Summers will make his college decision in September.

Its well known that Summers could play multiple positions in college and it doesn’t matter to . . . → Read More: Summers: I enjoyed my visit to Texas State

Q&A with Dashone Smith

Klein Oak HS defensive back Dashone Smith

As Klein Oak safety Dashone Smith begins fall camp for his senior season got a chance to sit down for some Q&A with the one of the top defensive prospects in the Greater Houston Area.

Currently Smith has offers from Minnesota, Nevada, Texas State, Louisiana Tech and Western Michigan. – What are the best and worst parts of the recruiting process?

Smith – The best part is . . . → Read More: Q&A with Dashone Smith

Utah State to MWC

By: Ryan Hay –

In a dramatic development that could bring numerous changes in college realignment, sources tell Utah State will announce within fifteen days their acceptance of an offer to join the Mountain West Conference (MWC) in all sports.

Utah State set to join Boise State in the Mountain West Conference.

According to sources, the deal will bring a traveling partner for Boise State in all MWC sports which is something Boise State officials have . . . → Read More: Utah State to MWC

Gipson is keeping his options open

Cypress Creek tight end / H-back Jarred Gipson has been committed to the University of Nevada since June 10th but his recruitment may not be over at this point.

Jarred Gipson remains committed to Nevada but wants to visit other schools.

“Yes I am still committed (to Nevada) but no it is most definitely not a solid commitment so yes I’m still looking around,” said Gipson.

As Gipson remains verbally committed to Nevada but will look around, a . . . → Read More: Gipson is keeping his options open

Texas State football camp roundup

Texas State held their final high school camp of the 2011 season as high school juniors and seniors throughout the state made their way to San Marcos.

The Texas State coaches work position drills

Over fifty players were in attendence at Bobcat Stadium and the players got to participate in multiple drills and hands on coaching tips from the entire Texas State coaching staff. The coaches were excited to get a chance to work with talent across the . . . → Read More: Texas State football camp roundup

Second commitment is in

The Texas State Bobcats have to continue building their offensive and defensive lines as they prepare to enter the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) in 2012.

Ryan Melton is projected to play offensive tackle for Texas State.

The first commitment from Clear Springs defensive tackle Dallas McClarty addressed a big need on one side of the ball and today the Bobcats got help on the offensive line with the commitment from Ryan Melton.

Melton is a solid high school lineman and tight end for Liberty HS (Tx) . . . → Read More: Second commitment is in