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Rivals.com Texas Postseason Top 100 2009

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Rank Name Pos Location Stars Ht Wt School
#1Russell ShepardQB
Houston, TXCypress Ridge

As a senior, rushed for more than 800 yards and 11 touchdowns in his team's three playoff games alone.

5 stars6'1"179LSU
#2Alex OkaforDE
Pflugerville, TXPflugerville

As a senior, Okafor picked up 59 tackles and nine sacks.

5 stars6'4"232Texas
#3Garrett GilbertQB
Austin, TXLake Travis

Rewrote the record books in Texas, finishing as a senior with career passing marks in yardage and touchdowns as well as single-season touchdown and yardage marks.

5 stars6'4"205Texas
#4Craig LostonDB
Aldine, TXEisenhower

Recorded three tackles and a spectacular pass breakup in the Under Armour All-American Game following a dominating week of practice.

5 stars6'2"193LSU
#5Christine MichaelRB
Beaumont, TXWest Brook

In nine games as a senior, Michael rushed for 1,414 yards and 25 touchdowns.

5 stars5'11"202Texas A&M
#6Mason WaltersOL
Wolfforth, TXFrenship

Was the most physically gifted lineman at the UA All-American practices.

5 stars6'6"290Texas
#7Jamarkus McFarlandDT
Lufkin, TXLufkin

Along with being a force on the gridiron, McFarland was named to the Texas Academic All-State team.

4 stars6'3"280Oklahoma
#8Calvin HowellDT
San Antonio, TXWarren

Not only was Howell one of the most physically impressive lineman at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl practices, but he also came back from an injury during the week.

4 stars6'4"280Texas
#9Tyrik RollisonQB
Sulphur Springs, TXSulphur Springs

He averaged more than 295 yards passing per game as a senior and threw for 51 touchdowns.

4 stars6'2"185Auburn
#10Garrett PorterOL
Odessa, TXPermian

Porter anchored an offensive line that led Odessa Permian to consecutive undefeated regular seasons.

4 stars6'6"308Texas
#11Kevin BrentDB
Dallas, TXSouth Oak Cliff

Brent showed his versatility by lining up at middle linebacker during his senior season out of necessity.

4 stars5'11"196Oklahoma
#12Chris WhaleyATH
Madisonville, TXMadisonville

In only nine games as a senior, Whaley rushed for 1,925 yards and 24 touchdowns.

4 stars6'3"232Texas
#13Waymon JamesRB
Sherman, TXSherman

In his final high school game, James rushed for 168 yards and a touchdown while also piling up 59 yards receiving in a losing effort.

4 stars5'8"190TCU
#14Tom WortLB
New Braunfels, TXNew Braunfels

In only seven games, Wort recorded 62 tackles and had two interception returns for touchdowns.

4 stars6'1"210Oklahoma
#15Dexter PrattATH
Navasota, TXNavasota

Pratt finished his senior year with 1,353 yards on 178 carries and also caught 13 passes for 260 yards.

4 stars6'2"227Oklahoma St.
#16Marcus DavisDB
League City, TXClear Creek

Davis averaged 26 yards per punt return and had 72 tackles as a senior.

4 stars6'0"192Texas
#17Greg TimmonsWR
Aldine, TXEisenhower

Timmons finished his senior season with 28 receptions for 530 yards and six touchdowns.

4 stars6'2"191Texas
#18Knile DavisRB
Missouri City, TXFort Bend Marshall

Davis averaged 9.8 yards per carry in high school despite missing most of his junior and senior seasons with injury.

4 stars6'0"209Arkansas
#19Cody GreenQB
Dayton, TXDayton

Green rushed for 27 TDs and passed for 36, amassing close to 5,000 yards of total offense as a senior.

4 stars6'4"220Nebraska
#20Marcus TriceDB
Mesquite, TXMesquite

Trice caught 61 passes for 690 yards and four touchdowns as a senior.

4 stars5'8"167Oklahoma
#21Eric StephensRB
Mansfield, TXTimberview

Stephens rushed for more than 1,200 yards in each of the past three seasons.

4 stars5'8"177Texas Tech
#22Thomas AshcraftOL
Cedar Hill, TXCedar Hill

Ashcraft averaged eight pancakes blocks per game for his Cedar Hill program as a senior.

4 stars6'5"300Texas
#23Michael BrockersDE
Houston, TXChavez

Brockers was named district 20-5A defensive player of the year in Texas.

4 stars6'6"255LSU
#24Shavodrick BeaverQB
Wichita Falls, TXRider

Beaver missed much of his senior season to injury, but he passed for more than 2,600 yards as a junior while rushing for just less than 500 yards.

4 stars6'2"179Tulsa
#25Steve WilliamsDB
Dallas, TXSkyline

Along with his dominant play on the field, Williams sports a 1300 on his SAT.

4 stars5'9"160California
#26Stepfan TaylorRB
Mansfield, TXMansfield

Taylor rushed for 2,463 yards and 33 touchdowns during his senior season.

4 stars5'11"205Stanford
#27Eryon BarnettDB
Euless, TXTrinity

Barnett picked up four interceptions before tearing his ACL midway through the regular season.

4 stars6'3"193Texas
#28Rex BurkheadRB
Plano, TXPlano

The all-purpose athlete picked up more than 1,700 yards on the ground and just less than 600 yards receiving as a senior.

4 stars5'10"190Nebraska
#29Casey PachallQB
Brownwood, TXBrownwood

The athletic quarterback prospect rushed for 684 yards and passed for 2,808 yards in 2008.

4 stars6'4"189TCU
#30Ivory WadeOL
Dickinson, TXDickinson

During his high school career, Wade has earned all-district honors at both offensive line and defensive line.

4 stars6'4"306Baylor
#31Eric WardWR
Wichita Falls, TXRider

Ward earned District 5-4A MVP honors as a senior.

4 stars5'11"190Texas Tech
#32Tevin MimsDE
Round Rock, TXStony Point

As a senior, Mims recorded 54 tackles, 14 sacks, 11 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, nine pass breakups and 13 quarterback pressures.

4 stars6'4"242Texas
#33Demontre HurstDB
Lancaster, TXLancaster

Returned two kickoffs for touchdowns as a senior.

4 stars5'11"170Oklahoma
#34Hasan LipscombRB
Houston, TXCypress Ridge

Rushed for 1,046 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior.

4 stars5'10"201Minnesota
#35Chris WilliamsLB
Abilene, TXAbilene

During his senior year, Williams had 96 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, two sacks and two interceptions.

4 stars6'0"230Nebraska
#36Prinz KandeDB
Euless, TXTrinity

Was named to the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl.

4 stars5'11"182Kansas
#37Glasco MartinATH
Round Rock, TXStony Point

Rushed for more than 1,600 yards as a senior but could play any number of positions in college.

4 stars6'0"196Baylor
#38Kenny VaccaroDB
Brownwood, TXEarly

Injured most of his senior year, Vaccaro had 110 tackles and four interceptions as a junior.

4 stars6'1"197Texas
#39Emory BlakeWR
Austin, TXS. F. Austin

In 11 games as a senior, Blake had 643 yards rushing and 936 yards receiving.

4 stars6'1"194Auburn
#40Tariq AllenLB
Irving, TXIrving Macarthur School

One of the top linebackers at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

4 stars6'2"231Texas
#41Jonathon MillerRB
Garland, TXNaaman Forest

Amassed 1,881 yards rushing during his senior season.

4 stars6'0"180Oklahoma
#42Austin MossLB
Rockwall, TXRockwall-Heath

From his middle linebacker position Moss made an incredible 176 tackles in 2008.

4 stars6'2"209Arkansas
#43Stavion LoweOL
Brownwood, TXBrownwood

Senior season earned Lowe an invite to the Under Armour All-American Game.

4 stars6'5"294LSU
#44Jurell ThompsonDB
Wichita Falls, TXRider

Thompson has starred on both sides of the ball over the past two seasons at Rider.

4 stars5'10"191TCU
#45Ryan MossakowskiQB
Frisco, TXCentennial

Over the past three seasons, Mossakowski has thrown for more than 6,000 yards.

4 stars6'3"201Kentucky
#46Kyle ClarkOL
Denton, TXGuyer

One of the top offensive linemen at the U.S. Army All-American Combine in 2007.

4 stars6'5"267Texas Tech
#47Uzoma NwachukwuWR
Allen, TXAllen

Helped lead his team to a Texas 5A state championship.

4 stars6'0"186Texas A&M
#48Toben OpurumRB
Plano, TXPlano East

Short-yardage back had 873 yards rushing and 228 yards receiving as a senior.

4 stars6'2"229Kansas
#49Kendial LawrenceRB
Rockwall, TXRockwall-Heath

Rushed for 2,679 yards on 9.4 yards per carry as a senior.

3 stars5'9"177Missouri
#50Paden KelleyOL
Austin, TXLake Travis

Gave his quarterback Garrett Gilbert the time he needed to break all kinds of Texas high school records.

3 stars6'7"270Texas
#51Justin IsadoreLB
Beaumont, TXOzen

Eclipsed the 100-tackle mark in consecutive seasons.

3 stars5'11"200TCU
#52Joel GrayOL
Lewisville, TXHebron

Gray graded out at better than 90 percent for his senior season and started 35 games in his career.

3 stars6'6"288Texas Tech
#53Tanner BrockLB
Copperas Cove, TXCopperas Cove

Had 125 tackles as a senior, 15 of them were behind the line of scrimmage.

3 stars6'3"220TCU
#54Barrett MatthewsTE
Galena Park, TXNorth Shore

Matthews' play as a senior earned him an invite to the Under Armour All-American Game.

3 stars6'2"220Texas
#55Siosaia TuipulotuDT
Euless, TXTrinity

Had 85 tackles from his defensive line spot for national power Euless Trinity.

3 stars6'2"285Utah
#56Drew AllenQB
San Antonio, TXAlamo Heights

Passed for more than 2,300 yards and rushed for more than 400 and a senior.

3 stars6'5"209Oklahoma
#57Hutson PrioleauTE
Fort Worth, TXAll Saints Episcopal

Caught 40 passes for 779 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2008.

3 stars6'4"243Texas A&M
#58Aaron FisherWR
Keller, TXFossil Ridge

Big-play receiver averaged 26 yards per catch on 36 receptions.

3 stars6'3"175Texas Tech
#59Brandon MahoneyLB
Keller, TXFossil Ridge

Oklahoma commit had 84 tackles, four sacks and two interceptions as a junior.

3 stars6'2"210Texas Tech
#60Nosa EguaeDE
Mansfield, TXSummitt

Had 18 tackles for loss and seven sacks in 2007.

3 stars6'2"234Auburn
#61Brady BrownWR
Argyle, TXArgyle

Caught 170 passes over the past two seasons for a combined 25 touchdowns.

3 stars6'5"195Vanderbilt
#62Darius JonesATH
Marshall, TXMarshall

Multi-purpose threat rushed for more than 1,000 yards, passed for more than 700 and had more than 400 receiving over his sophomore and junior seasons.

3 stars6'0"185Baylor
#63Marquise GoodwinWR
Rowlett, TXRowlett

Will be attending Texas on a track scholarship.

3 stars5'9"167list
#64Cobi HamiltonWR
Texarkana, TXTexas

Had 64 catches for 1,071 yards and 14 touchdowns in 2008.

3 stars6'3"190Arkansas
#65Steven TerrellDB
Allen, TXAllen

Did a little bit of everything on defense for Allen's state championship squad.

3 stars5'10"176Texas A&M
#66Ryan SwopeATH
Austin, TXWestlake

Put together a dominating performance at the BYU Nike Training Camp.

3 stars6'0"195Texas A&M
#67Kerry LewisDB
Lancaster, TXLancaster

Versatile defensive back plays safety in high school.

3 stars5'9"178Minnesota
#68Brandal JacksonWR
Navasota, TXNavasota

Jackson caught 39 passes for 27.3 yards per catch and 15 touchdowns.

3 stars6'1"180Texas A&M
#69Dexter LintonDB
Arlington, TXBowie

Hard-hitter had 103 tackles as a junior.

3 stars5'11"185Kansas
#70Stephen BarreraOL
Houston, TXClear Lake

Will play offense in college but had 47 tackles and 29 tackles for loss as a d-lineman his senior year.

3 stars6'5"300Texas A&M
#71Andrew GreenDB
San Antonio, TXJames Madison

Had 56 tackles, 10 pass breakups and one punt return touchdown as a senior.

3 stars5'11"181Nebraska
#72Trey GrahamTE
Waco, TXMidway

Caught 23 passes for 381 yards in his junior season.

3 stars6'5"230Texas
#73Will FordDB
Abilene, TXAbilene Cooper

The 6-1 safety also stars at the 110- and 300-meter hurdles in track.

3 stars6'1"190Texas Tech
#74Jordan NajvarTE
Klein, TXOak

Had 52 catches and 765 yards receiving as a senior.

3 stars6'5"240Stanford
#75Rhontae ScalesOL
Killeen, TXKilleen

Behind Scales' run-blocking, Killeen made a surprisingly deep run in the playoffs.

3 stars6'6"299Texas A&M
#76Josh AladenoyeOL
Mesquite, TXNorth Mesquite

Raised his stock with a strong performance at the TCU Nike Camp last summer.

3 stars6'5"347Oklahoma
#77Brayden BurnettDE
Southlake, TXCarroll

Posted 17 tackles for loss and 12 sacks in his junior season.

3 stars6'3"240Missouri
#78Ty HornOL
Waco, TXMidway

Horn was TCU's fist commit for the 2009 class.

3 stars6'5"300TCU
#79Earnest NormanLB
Euless, TXTrinity

One of only two players to start as a freshman at the powerhouse program of Euless Trinity.

3 stars5'10"220Portland St.
#80Joey SearcyDT
Grand Prairie, TXSouth Grand Prairie

Was virtually unblockable at the TCU Nike Camp.

3 stars6'0"276Minnesota
#81Nick AshOL
Keller, TXKeller

Ash had strong showings at both the TCU Nike Camp and the U.S. Army All-American Junior Combine.

3 stars6'5"261Nebraska
#82Daniel CobbDB
Killeen, TXEllison

Had 181 carries and 1,277 yards in 2008.

3 stars6'1"195Texas Tech
#83Thaddeus RandleDT
Galena Park, TXNorth Shore

Had 8.5 sacks, three fumbles caused and two fumbles recovered in 2008.

3 stars6'1"255Nebraska
#84Jarrad StewartDB
Pearland, TXPearland

As a senior finished with 109 tackles and six interceptions.

3 stars5'10"176Utah
#85Jacob KaramQB
Friendswood, TXFriendswood

Threw for 3,291 yards and 38 touchdowns as a senior with 10 interceptions.

3 stars6'1"197Texas Tech
#86A.J. DugatWR
Dayton, TXDayton

Amassed 112 catches with a whopping 1,755 yards as a senior.

3 stars6'0"203Houston
#87Chris HendersonDT
Dallas, TXCarter

Had 70 tackles, 20 tackles for loss and nine sacks.

3 stars6'1"249Texas A&M
#88Terrance BullittDB
Garland, TXNaaman Forest

Brother Melvin is a defensive back for the Indianapolis Colts.

3 stars6'2"178Texas Tech
#89Josh GordonWR
Houston, TXLamar

Caught 25 passes for 531 yards in 2008.

3 stars6'4"211Baylor
#90Matthew TuckerRB
Tyler, TXChapel Hill

Rushed for more than 2,700 yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior.

3 stars6'1"215TCU
#91Radermon ScypionDE
Port Arthur, TXPort Arthur Memorial

Was named first team All-District 21-5A.

3 stars6'4"213Houston
#92Dominique JonesDE
Kilgore, TXKilgore

Had 95 tackles and five sacks as a defensive end as a junior.

3 stars6'3"230Texas
#93Malcom JohnsonLB
Klein, TXKlein Collins

Ended 2008 with 50 tackles, 13 tackles for loss and 11 sacks.

3 stars6'2"211Texas A&M
#94Lou GreenwoodRB
Conroe, TXConroe

As a senior, rushed for 734 yards on only 102 carries.

3 stars6'1"174Colorado St.
#95Roderick GoodlowLB
Dallas, TXW H Adamson

Can play safety or linebacker on defense and lines up at wide receiver as well.

3 stars6'2"202Northwestern
#96Terry FranklinDE
Mansfield, TXLegacy

One of Oklahoma's earliest commitments for 2009.

3 stars6'3"199Oklahoma
#97Jacoby ThomasDE
Texarkana, TXTexas

Thomas had 76 tackles, eight sacks, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries in his senior season.

3 stars6'3"223Kansas
#98Cordarius GolstonLB
Lancaster, TXLancaster

Three-year starter at Lancaster High School.

3 stars6'1"195Arizona
#99Jarrod DardenWR
Keller, TXCentral

Big target caught 14 touchdown passes among his 46 receptions in 2007.

3 stars6'4"211Colorado
#100Chris OmigieWR
Arlington, TXMartin

Caught 55 passes for 937 yards.

3 stars6'5"185Kansas