Highest-rated football recruits from Texas over the last 20 years

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May 15, 2022
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Highest-rated football recruits from Texas over the last 20 years

Football recruiting provides reliable drama, with recruitments and announcements becoming events in their own right. We love to see players from our own states make it big, and watch with pride as they go on to successful careers, knowing their origins shaped them into professional players. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated football recruits from Texas since 2000 using 247Sports. Players are ranked by national ranking with ties broken by rating. Keep reading to discover the highest-rated football recruits from your home state.

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#50: Frank Okam (2004)

- College: Texas
- High school: Lake Highlands (Dallas, TX)
- National ranking: #20 in 2004 (5 stars, 0.9918 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (DT)
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#49: Eddie Jones (2006)

- College: Texas
- High school: Kilgore (Kilgore, TX)
- National ranking: #20 in 2006 (5 stars, 0.9919 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WDE)
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#48: Jorrie Adams (2003)

- College: Texas A&M
- High school: Jasper (Jasper, TX)
- National ranking: #19 in 2003 (5 stars, 0.9926 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OT)
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#47: Justin Blalock (2002)

- College: Texas
- High school: Plano East (Plano, TX)
- National ranking: #18 in 2002 (5 stars, 0.9922 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (OG)
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#46: Jarvis Moss (2003)

- College: Florida
- High school: Ryan (Denton, TX)
- National ranking: #18 in 2003 (5 stars, 0.9928 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WDE)
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#45: Mason Walters (2009)

- College: Texas
- High school: Frenship (Wolfforth, TX)
- National ranking: #16 in 2009 (5 stars, 0.9913 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OT)
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#44: DeMarvin Leal (2019)

- College: Texas A&M
- High school: Judson (Converse, TX)
- National ranking: #16 in 2019 (5 stars, 0.992 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (DT)
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#43: Zach Evans (2020)

- College: TCU
- High school: North Shore (Houston, TX)
- National ranking: #16 in 2020 (5 stars, 0.9925 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (RB)
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#42: Martellus Bennett (2005)

- College: Texas A&M
- High school: Alief Taylor (Houston, TX)
- National ranking: #16 in 2005 (5 stars, 0.9936 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (TE)
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#41: Kenyon Green (2019)

- College: Texas A&M
- High school: Atascocita (Humble, TX)
- National ranking: #15 in 2019 (5 stars, 0.9926 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (OT)
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#40: Ofa Mohetau (2003)

- College: BYU
- High school: Trinity (Euless, TX)
- National ranking: #15 in 2003 (5 stars, 0.9934 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OG)
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#39: Daylon Mack (2015)

- College: Texas A&M
- High school: Gladewater (Gladewater, TX)
- National ranking: #14 in 2015 (5 stars, 0.9916 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (DT)
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#38: Malcolm Brown (2011)

- College: Texas
- High school: Steele (Schertz, TX)
- National ranking: #14 in 2011 (5 stars, 0.9923 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (RB)
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#37: Garrett Gilbert (2009)

- College: Texas
- High school: Lake Travis (Austin, TX)
- National ranking: #13 in 2009 (5 stars, 0.9918 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (PRO)
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#36: Mike Davis (2010)

- College: Texas
- High school: Skyline (Dallas, TX)
- National ranking: #13 in 2010 (5 stars, 0.994 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (WR)
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#35: Ben Wilkerson (2001)

- College: LSU
- High school: Hemphill (Hemphill, TX)
- National ranking: #13 in 2001 (5 stars, 0.9944 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OC)
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#34: Brandon Williams (2011)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Royal (Brookshire, TX)
- National ranking: #12 in 2011 (5 stars, 0.9927 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (RB)
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#33: Ja'Tavion Sanders (2021)

- College: Texas
- High school: Ryan (Denton, TX)
- National ranking: #12 in 2021 (5 stars, 0.9933 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (ATH)
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#32: Baron Browning (2017)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Kennedale (Kennedale, TX)
- National ranking: #11 in 2017 (5 stars, 0.994 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OLB)
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#31: Tray Allen (2007)

- College: Texas
- High school: South Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, TX)
- National ranking: #11 in 2007 (5 stars, 0.9948 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OG)
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#30: Malik Jefferson (2015)

- College: Texas
- High school: Poteet (Mesquite, TX)
- National ranking: #10 in 2015 (5 stars, 0.9934 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OLB)
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#29: R.J. Washington (2008)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Fossil Ridge (Keller, TX)
- National ranking: #10 in 2008 (5 stars, 0.9941 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (SDE)
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#28: Malcom Brown (2012)

- College: Texas
- High school: Brenham (Brenham, TX)
- National ranking: #9 in 2012 (5 stars, 0.9944 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (DT)
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#27: Jermie Calhoun (2008)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Van Horn (Van Horn, TX)
- National ranking: #9 in 2008 (5 stars, 0.9945 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (RB)
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#26: Walker Little (2017)

- College: Stanford
- High school: Episcopal (Bellaire, TX)
- National ranking: #9 in 2017 (5 stars, 0.9952 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (OT)
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#25: Tony Brown (2014)

- College: Alabama
- High school: Ozen (Beaumont, TX)
- National ranking: #9 in 2014 (5 stars, 0.9952 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (CB)
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#24: Craig Loston (2009)

- College: LSU
- High school: Aldine Eisenhower (Houston, TX)
- National ranking: #9 in 2009 (5 stars, 0.9956 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (S)
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#23: Jeff Okudah (2017)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: South Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, TX)
- National ranking: #8 in 2017 (5 stars, 0.9955 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (CB)
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#22: Reggie Youngblood (2005)

- College: Miami
- High school: Booker T Washington (Houston, TX)
- National ranking: #8 in 2005 (5 stars, 0.996 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (OT)
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#21: Terrance Toliver (2007)

- College: LSU
- High school: Hempstead (Hempstead, TX)
- National ranking: #8 in 2007 (5 stars, 0.9965 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WR)
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#20: Reggie McNeal (2002)

- College: Texas A&M
- High school: Lufkin (Lufkin, TX)
- National ranking: #8 in 2002 (5 stars, 0.997 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (ATH)
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#19: DeMarcus Granger (2005)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Kimball (Dallas, TX)
- National ranking: #7 in 2005 (5 stars, 0.9964 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DT)
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#18: Marvin Wilson (2017)

- College: Florida State
- High school: Episcopal (Bellaire, TX)
- National ranking: #6 in 2017 (5 stars, 0.9958 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DT)
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#17: Tommie Harris (2001)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Killeen (Killeen, TX)
- National ranking: #6 in 2001 (5 stars, 0.9966 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (DT)
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#16: Ed Oliver (2016)

- College: Houston
- High school: Westfield (Houston, TX)
- National ranking: #6 in 2016 (5 stars, 0.9969 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (DT)
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#15: Rodrique Wright (2002)

- College: Texas
- High school: Alief Hastings (Houston, TX)
- National ranking: #6 in 2002 (5 stars, 0.997 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DT)
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#14: Johnathan Gray (2012)

- College: Texas
- High school: Aledo (Aledo, TX)
- National ranking: #6 in 2012 (5 stars, 0.9973 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (RB)
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#13: Matthew Stafford (2006)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Highland Park (Dallas, TX)
- National ranking: #6 in 2006 (5 stars, 0.9975 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (PRO)
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#12: Jackson Jeffcoat (2010)

- College: Texas
- High school: Plano West (Plano, TX)
- National ranking: #5 in 2010 (5 stars, 0.9976 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (SDE)
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#11: Ryan Mallett (2007)

- College: Michigan
- High school: Texas High (Texarkana, TX)
- National ranking: #5 in 2007 (5 stars, 0.9978 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (PRO)
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#10: Tommy Brockermeyer (2021)

- College: Alabama
- High school: All Saints Episcopal (Fort Worth, TX)
- National ranking: #5 in 2021 (5 stars, 0.9979 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (OT)
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#9: Sergio Kindle (2006)

- College: Texas
- High school: Woodrow Wilson (Dallas, TX)
- National ranking: #4 in 2006 (5 stars, 0.9981 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (ILB)
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#8: Rhett Bomar (2004)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, TX)
- National ranking: #4 in 2004 (5 stars, 0.9982 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (PRO)
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#7: Russell Shepard (2009)

- College: LSU
- High school: Cy Ridge (Houston, TX)
- National ranking: #3 in 2009 (5 stars, 0.9986 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DUAL)
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#6: Greg Little (2016)

- College: Ole Miss
- High school: Allen (Allen, TX)
- National ranking: #3 in 2016 (5 stars, 0.9991 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OT)
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#5: Myles Garrett (2014)

- College: Texas A&M
- High school: Martin (Arlington, TX)
- National ranking: #2 in 2014 (5 stars, 0.9993 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WDE)
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#4: Mario Edwards (2012)

- College: Florida State
- High school: Ryan (Denton, TX)
- National ranking: #2 in 2012 (5 stars, 0.9995 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DT)
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#3: Trey Metoyer (2011)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Whitehouse (Whitehouse, TX)
- National ranking: #1 in 2011 (5 stars, 0.9907 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (WR)
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#2: Adrian Peterson (2004)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Palestine (Palestine, TX)
- National ranking: #1 in 2004 (5 stars, 0.9996 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (RB)
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#1: Vince Young (2002)

- College: Texas
- High school: Madison (Houston, TX)
- National ranking: #1 in 2002 (5 stars, 1 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DUAL)
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