Posted On: 10/12/20 3:09 PM

Texas has a long history of producing talented high school football players. One example is this past NFL Draft, where Texas led the charge with 33 players drafted overall, of which 19 came in the first three rounds.

As the 2020 Texas high school football season began, four Central Texas running backs for the 2021 class have captured the attention of scouts, coaches, fans and the media.

 

1: Jack Jerome, Lampasas Badgers

Jerome, 5-foot-6 170 pounds, has helped lead the Badgers to a 3-0 record and #2 ranking in class 4A DI.

He surpassed the 3,000 career rushing yard mark in week one, with 22-carries for 194-yards and 2TDs in a 55-23 victory over Brownwood.

Lampasas is currently 3-0 on the season, after losing two games to Covid. Jerome has 61-carries for 382-yards and 3TDs on the season.

2: Rodrell Freeman, Mart Panthers

Freeman, 6-foot-1 210-pounds, has three state championships under his belt and an opportunity to clinch the 4-peat this season.

The senior 25 of 39 for 460-yards and 5TDs through the air, while rushing for 418-yards on 67-carries for 8TDs. Defensively, Freeman 6-solo tackles, 16-total tackles, 2-sacks, 3-QB Hurries and 1-forced fumble.

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