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Commit Fit: Which Big 12 signees found best situations?

As we wrap up the 2020 recruiting class we take a look at each Power Five conference and see which teams landed the best fit at each position. We call it Commit Fit. Today, we look at the Big 12.

Mark Pszonak contributed to this report.


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Shane Illingworth
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Shane IllingworthOklahoma State

Hudson CardTexas

Aidan BoumanIowa State

Donovan SmithTexas Tech

Blake ShapenBaylor

Farrell’s take: Illingworth has a ton of talent and should put up big numbers in the Oklahoma State offense, while Card is a good athlete just starting to scratch the surface. Bouman is smart and makes good decisions. and Smith is raw but puts up great numbers. Shapen is a perfect fit for the old Baylor offense, which shouldn’t change much.



Seth McGowan
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Seth McGowanOklahoma

Taye McWilliamsBaylor

Bijan RobinsonTexas

Dominic RichardsonTCU

Chris VaughnKansas State

Farrell’s take: McGowan is a perfect fit for what the Sooners like to do on offense, and McWilliams will be great in the Baylor system as a downhill kid. Robinson is a supreme talent and Texas will need to use him in the passing game, while Richardson and Vaughn should be big-time contributors in a few years.



Quentin Johnson
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Quentin JohnstonTCU

Sam BrownWest Virginia

Ja’Lynn PolkTexas Tech

Daniel JacksonIowa State

Troy OmeireTexas

Farrell’s take: I love Johnson’s size and athleticism in the TCU offense, and Brown will put up big numbers in an exciting WVU offense. Polk could be a stat-stuffer at Texas Tech and Jackson will be an offensive leader quickly. Omeire could grow into a tight end or be a dominant physical wideout.



Jalin Conyers
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Jalin ConyersOklahoma

Quinton StewartOklahoma State

Drake DabneyBaylor

Will SwansonKansas State

John HolcombTexas Tech

Farrell’s take: I love Conyers as the next standout tight end for the Sooners, and Stewart will be a huge target for Illingworth down the line. Dabney and Swanson can stretch the field, and Holcomb has solid ball skills.



Andrew Raym
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Andrew RaymOklahoma

Garrett HayesTCU

Jake MajorsTexas

Chris MayoWest Virginia

Tyler MillerIowa State

Farrell’s take: Raym is raw, but the way they develop at Oklahoma you expect him to be a great fit, while Hayes could push for early time. Majors will be a star at Texas with some work, and Mayo and Miller are early contributors.



Vernon Broughton
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Vernon BroughtonTexas

Patrick JenkinsTCU

Kenean CaldwellKansas

Talor WarnerKansas State

Willis SingletonIowa State

Farrell’s take: Broughton is built just like you want at DT and he will be a force in the middle for Texas. Jenkins is a huge get from Louisiana who will add bulk and keep his speed, while Caldwell will be a load to handle at Kansas. Warner and Singleton are both active playmakers at the position.



Reggie Grimes
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Reggie GrimesOklahoma

James SylvesterBaylor

Khari ColemanTCU

Alfred CollinsTexas

Sean MartinWest Virginia

Farrell’s take: Grimes is raw but has amazing upside in the Sooners' defense, and Sylvester will be developed well at Baylor with his motor. Coleman and Colins each have a chance to be special with some refinement, and Martin will surprise a lot of people.



Prince Dorbah
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Prince DorbahTexas

Krishawn Brown - Kansas

Jeremiah HarrisKansas State

Jeff RobersonOklahoma State

Cole PedersonIowa State

Farrell’s take: Dorbah is versatile and active and will be a leader for Texas, while Brown is the next tackling machine at Kansas. Harris reads the play well and Roberson is a sure tackler, while Pederson will be a fan favorite at Iowa State.



Xavion Alford
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Xavion AlfordTexas

Bryson WashingtonOklahoma

Ja’Darius ClarkTCU

Duece Mayberry - Kansas

David OkoliWest Virginia

Farrell’s take: Alford is a ball hawk for Texas, while Washington will make an early impact at OU. I love Clark and the way he supports the run, and Mayberry will be a sleeper to watch in the Big 12. Okoli will make some big plays.