3 2023 Texas football commits that shined this weekend

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The full opening weekend for high school football around the state of Texas took place in the last couple of days, and there were a number of key commits in the 2023 Texas football recruiting class in action. On Aug. 26, we saw most of the action take place around the high school football landscape in and around the state of Texas.

These couple of days that saw the bulk of the action transpire around the high school football landscape presented a good opportunity for head coach Steve Sarkisian and the Longhorns to get a better look at some of the key commits and priority targets for the 2023 class.

It’s always interesting to see how high school seniors are able to start off the new football season. And this season will be no exception.

So, which Longhorns commits in the 2023 class stood out during the first full weekend of high school football action not just in the state of Texas, but around the entire country?

Key Texas football commits that kicked off the high school season the right away this week

Here’s a look at three 2023 Texas commits that shined in the opening weekend of high school football action.

Jonah Wilson, WR

One of the more under-the-radar Texas commits at this point of the 2023 cycle that really stood out in a big way this weekend was the touted four-star Spring Dekaney wide receiver Jonah Wilson. It didn’t take long when looking through Wilson’s Week 1 highlights for Dekaney to see the impact he made on the field in their opener.

Dekaney faced Klein Oak on the night of Aug. 26, which was a game that ultimately didn’t fall in their favor.

Yet, that didn’t stop Wilson from making some big-time plays that made the rounds on social media early this weekend. One of the plays saw Wilson absolutely moss the 5-foot-9 Klein Oak senior cornerback Nicole Durham. Wilson snagged his first touchdown catch of the season for Dekaney on that play.

That was the first of a couple of insane highlights on the day for Wilson.

Wilson then continued his hot run against the Klein Oak defense with a crazy 59-yard touchdown catch that saw him register a whopping 51 yards after the catch and force at least four or five missed tackles.

All in all, we got to see the explosiveness, reliable hands, and insane leaping ability that Wilson brings to the table. If this opener against Klein Oak was any indication, it looks like Wilson is in line for a monstrous senior season with Dekaney.