Cinco Ranch (Texas) High had a tremendous season in 2008, winning its district over Class 5A Division II state champs Katy Tigers and producing two Division-I athletes.
Defensive end Devin Williams committed to Tulane over the break after visiting the New Orleans-based school. He cancelled his official visit to Kentucky after his commitment.
"It was a great fit for him academically and competition-wise," coach Don Clayton said. "He and his family went down and really liked the environment down there. Devin's is going to only get bigger and he has a motor that the coaches really like."
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While Williams is solid in his commitment, the district's Most Valuable Player Shane Ros has yet remains undecided. Ros missed his junior year with an injury but exploded this season with his versatile play.
"We are just waiting on him," Clayton said. "Navy and Air Force have offered and really want him. I'm not sure if he will go that direction or not. Baylor and Rice are also showing interest in him."
The Cougars' cupboard is not bare in 2010 as they return the district's defensive MVP in linebacker James Radcliff. The 6-foot, 205-pound linebacker has inside linebacker instincts that can't be taught.
"He just sees things that other kids don't," Clayton said. "He's a big-time kid who will have options. He can really run but is a natural football player."