The Texas Tech football workforce on Tuesday additional its third and fourth commitments in a week’s time, earning pledges from an 1,100-lawn rusher and a fast receiver, equally from Course 6A systems.
Bryson Donnell, a 5-foot-10, 204-pound managing back from Tyler Legacy, and Tyler King, a 5-10, 175-pound receiver from Alief Taylor, declared their commitments to Tech on Twitter.
Assuming Donnell follows via and indicators, he will never have to adjust his group nickname, Tyler Legacy and Texas Tech the two remaining the Crimson Raiders.
Donnell carried 165 situations for 1,169 yards and 12 touchdowns this past year, aiding Legacy go 6-6 and arrive at the 2nd spherical of the Course 6A Division II playoffs. The Red Raiders shed to eventual point out finalist Cedar Hill.
“I believe Purple Raider fans are heading to adore him,” Tyler Legacy coach Joe Willis stated. “I feel he is likely to be a dynamic again which is likely to play early. He is a terrific mixture of sizing, speed and stability and a really higher-football-IQ kid.”
Donnell is paired in the very same backfield with even more remarkably recruited Jamarion Miller, a 1,600-yard rusher with nearly 30 scholarship gives. Donnell had six 100-lawn speeding performances, caught 13 passes for 87 yards and a touchdown and returned 15 kickoffs for a 17.7-yard average. He and Miller equally ended up named initial-time all-District 10-6A.
“He ran on the dash relay, has very superior velocity,” Willis said of Donnell. “He does a good job of location up blocks, but what’s seriously superb about him is harmony.
“He ran for 1,100 yards last year, but we shared one soccer among two remarkable backs, so that is not an indication of what he could be like if he carried the ball 20 periods a sport.”
Donnell has attracted scholarship presents from at least 18 university applications, according to recruiting providers. Amid them are energy-five conference faculties Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas and Purdue.
Air Pressure, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, Nevada, Tulane and Tulsa, team-of-5 groups that completed .500 or much better past time, also produced him pitches.
Inside the state, so have Houston, Stephen F. Austin, UT-San Antonio and Texas Point out.
The 247Athletics recruiting assistance ranks Donnell as the No. 57 prospect in Texas, irrespective of position.
As a sophomore on varsity, he carried 85 periods for 641 yards and 11 touchdowns, caught 9 passes for 137 yards and a TD and returned 10 kickoffs for an ordinary of 21.2 yards.
King caught 20 passes for 203 yards and 1 touchdown very last period, carried the football 9 times for 108 yards and a TD and averaged 24.9 yards on 7 kickoff returns. Alief Taylor went 2-4 overall, 2-3 in district in a period disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Velocity is King’s contacting card. At final month’s UIL condition keep track of and subject meet up with in Austin, he ran a wind-legal private report of 20.74 seconds for third position in the Class 6A 200 meters. He also anchored Alief Taylor’s 400-meter relay that concluded third in 40.50.
As a sophomore taking part in on a 3-7 staff in 2019, King had 12 catches for 181 yards and a TD.
In accordance to recruiting providers, 12 faculties have supplied him scholarship, Texas Tech staying the only a single from a ability-5 convention. Inside of the state, he has scholarship provides from Houston, North Texas, Texas Condition and UT-San Antonio.
Rivals and 247Athletics also show scholarship presents for King from Austin Peay, Buffalo, Campbell, Colorado State, Memphis, Missouri Condition and Northern Iowa.
TEXAS TECH Football COMMITMENTS
The pursuing gamers have made non-binding oral commitments to Texas Tech. The national signing periods are Dec. 15-17 for higher-school recruits who want to indicator early, Dec. 15 as a result of Jan. 15 for mid-12 months junior-year higher education transfers and Feb. 2 by way of April 1 for the frequent signing time period.
Bryson Donnell, 5-10, 204, RB, Tyler Lee Tyler King, 5-10, 175, WR, Alief Taylor Kaden Weatherby, 6-6, 280, OL, Centennial (Colo.) Eaglecrest Hut Graham, 6-1, 185, S, Gunter.