QB- Jarrett Stidham: Stidham is preparing for his senior season at Stephenville High School. Yourstephenvilletx.com has a preview of the Yellowjackets 2014 season, including a bit about Stidham.
After less than a week of practice, the annual Blue and Gold Scrimmage allows local fans a first look at the 2014 version of the Jackets, including highly touted senior quarterback Jarrett Stidham, sophomore running back sensation Kaegun Williams and defensive standout Cameron Reynolds.
Stidham, a legitimate dual-threat QB who has committed to Texas Tech, paced the high-octane SHS offense a year ago. Stidham passed for more than 2,600 yards and 30 touchdowns, and rushed for more than 1,000 yards leading Stephenville to a 12-2 mark last season and an appearance in the Class 3A semifinals.
ATH- Jonathan Giles: The versatile athlete out of Missouri City, Texas was named the CES Performance Athlete of the Month recently.
CES Performance Athlete of the Month — Jonathan Giles http://t.co/9OmtJ1rGCc
— JGiles2⃣ (@_JonathanGiles) August 5, 2014
LB D’Vonta Hinton: According to 247sports.com, Hinton has nine division one offers, but the Red Raiders are in a league of their own when it comes to getting Hinton to their school. DT- Breiden Fehoko: One of the most talked about and highest rated defensive tackles in recent history, Fehoko is a program changer in the trenches. He recently tweeted a picture of him in a magazine, which named him as the best player in the state.
— Ŧ BREIDEN FEHOKO Ŧ (@Bfehoko1) August 8, 2014
OL- Conner Dyer: Andrew Melnick of Fansided.com has a full recap of the four star offensive lineman’s commitment to the Red Raiders late last month.
OL- Madison Akamnonu- The fourth offensive lineman commit in the 2014 class, Akamnonu pledged to the Red Raiders earlier last week. The Arlington (Bowie) Texas offensive tackle chose Tech over Oklahoma and the Dallas Morning News has an article up detailing his decision.
Three Players To Watch:
DE- Jalen Bates- Its a pretty wide open race for the Kaplan, Louisiana native, but Texas Tech is sure in the thick of things. The weakside defensive end has set an official visit to Lubbock on September 13th when Tech takes on the Arkansas Razorbacks.
WR- Tyron Johnson- I wouldn’t expect a commitment anytime soon, but the talented wide receiver from New Orleans, Louisiana is high on Tech’s coaching staff. He’s listed as a “favorite” on 247sports.com.
S- Christian Taylor- The Red Raiders were a bit late on their offer (May) to Taylor, but the safety out of Houston (Jersey Village) Texas seems to like Louisville and Texas Tech right now.
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