Texas Football: 4 Longhorns commits that shined this weekend

KJ Lacey, Texas football
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Colin Simmons, EDGE

Result: Duncanville-56, Cedar Hill-0

Another week, another dominant performance for the top-ranked team in Texas. Duncanville had its way with Cedar Hill in a 56-0 dismantling of the Longhorns at home on Sep. 22.

Duncanville was nearly dominant from the first drive. It did take the Panthers one drive to get going. But there was no looking back from the second drive and on in this game. Duncanville had a commanding 49-0 lead over Cedar Hill heading into the locker room at halftime.

The play of five-star Duncanville wide receiver and LSU Tigers commit Dakorien Moore on offense and in the return game was a big reason for the offensive outburst for the Panthers in the first half. Moore had some really nice catches in this game, amassing multiple touchdowns by halftime.

Simmons and January were also stout up front for the Panthers. This was one of the most impressive games I’ve seen this season for Simmons in run defense. And January was his usual self-wrecking shop in the trenches.

The official stats for Simmons and January in this game aren’t posted yet. But I did count at least three run stops from Simmons, and at least one tackle for loss and multiple defensive stops for January.

Simmons shot out of a cannon for multiple quarterback pressures as he was again a menace in the pass rush.

Simmons and January lead one of high school football’s most dominant defensive units this season. Duncanville hasn’t allowed any points in the last three games. In fact, the only team to score a point on the Panthers’ defense this season is South Oak Cliff, who played Duncanville in the season opener last month.

Duncanville is undefeated at 4-0 (2-0 District) heading into a bye week. Next up for the Panthers is a district matchup on the road on Oct. 6 against 4-1 (2-0 District) Waxahachie.