The University of Houston had a big weekend, raking in three of the city's top prospects.
Friendswood (Texas) High School has become University of Houston-South.
Defensive lineman Blake Sargent committed to the Conference USA champions a month ago. Two of Sargent's teammates Cameron Kaufhold and Will Ebner will join him in the Cougars' den, committing this weekend.
"I committed to Houston because I love the people in the program and around the program," Kaufhold, the offensive tackle said. "The program, the coaches, the players, the friends and the families around the program are really close."
The 6-foot-5, 275-pound Kaufhold is an all-district selection with other offers from Arizona State, Baylor, Rice, North Texas and Colorado State. He also camped this summer at LSU, TCU and Baylor.
"I talked with Will Ebner's brother Jake, who plays for Houston right now," he said. "He puts it in a player's point of view instead of the coaches', and that is helpful. That is a huge part of it. I've gotten to know a lot of the players through him.
"Will (Ebner) also committed this weekend," he said.
Ebner sat out much of last season with a knee injury and is prepared for a tremendous senior season. The 6-foot-1, 225-pound linebacker also has offers from Northwestern and Alabama-Birmingham. Will and Jake's father also played for Houston.
Houston also received a commitment from multi-talented receiver Isiah Sweeney of Hightower High School.
"I committed to Houston on Friday," Sweeney said. "They are allowing me to run track and play football, so I'm happy with that. I really like their offense and they have had some receivers my size be very successful."
The 5-foot-10, 170-pound athlete is an accomplished track star, helping the Hightower Hurricanes win a Class 5A state championship in 2007 and setting a national record in the 4 x 200-yard relay.
He has offers from Fresno State, Northwestern, TCU and Boston College.