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Tuloso-Midway WR Landen Jasso voted SBLive’s Texas High School Athlete of the Week (Sept. 12-18)

Congratulations to Tuloso-Midway football senior wide receiver Landen Jasso for being voted SBLive’s Texas High School Athlete of the Week for Sept. 12-18!

Congratulations to Corpus Christi Tuloso-Midway football senior wide receiver Landen Jasso for being voted SBLive’s Texas High School Athlete of the Week for Sept. 12-18!

Jasso starred as a receiver and rusher to power the Warriors to a 59–14 win over Corpus Christi West Oso in their non-district finale during Week 4.

He caught four passes for 152 yards and two receiving touchdowns, while also racking up 149 rushing yards and a touchdown run on nine carries to account for more than 300 of Tuloso-Midway’s 627 total yards of offense.

Jasso’s big night for the Warriors helped him win our latest Texas Athlete of the Week vote to capture this week's honor, receiving 36.76% of the vote. Edinburg Vela junior defensive lineman Alexzander Sotelo finished second with 28.56% of the vote.

Jasso and the Warriors again last week in their District 16-4A DI opener during Week 5 action, beating Kingsville King in a 54-20 road win.

Tuloso-Midway (4-1, 1-0) will return to action for another big district game against the La Feria Lions (3-2, 0-1) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at Warrior Stadium in Corpus Christi.

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Sept. 12-18:



Kevin Sperry, Prosper Rock Hill QB

Sperry completed 19 of 42 passing attempts for 278 yards, three TD throws and no turnovers to help Rock Hill beat Denton Braswell 50-49 on Friday night to help the Blue Hawks capture their first district win at the 6A level. He also scrambled 13 times for 154 rushing yards and three touchdown runs.

Darius Bailey, DeSoto QB

Bailey threw for 358 yards and six touchdowns on 28 of 38 passing as DeSoto beat Skyline 63-0 in its 11-6A opener.

Evan Bullock, Anna QB

Bullock, a Louisiana Tech commit, was 20-of-32 passing for 295 yards and three TDs in the Coyotes’ 28-25 win against Celina, Anna’s first win against the Bobcats since 1972.

Austin Haley, Howe QB

Haley was 8-of-13 passing for 155 yards and three TDs, while adding 75 yards rushing on seven carries and a TD in the Bulldogs’ 42-14 win against Tioga.

Jake Wilson, Trophy Club Byron Nelson QB

Wilson threw for 401 yards and four TDs and added a TD run in his team’s 55-15 win against Keller Fossil Ridge.

Kaden Anderson, Southlake Carroll QB

Anderson completed 11 of 14 passes for 149 yards and two touchdowns in a 51-0 win against Timber Creek.

Kaden Brown, Midlothian Heritage QB

Brown finished Friday’s game with 263 yards passing and four touchdown passes as well as 57 yards rushing in a 33-6 win against Burleson.

Jacob Vaughan, Argyle Liberty Christian QB

Vaughan threw five touchdown passes and 396 yards to lead Argyle Liberty Christian to a 50-13 win against Grapevine Faith.

Tristan Bittle, Arlington Martin QB

Bittle was 13-of-21 passing for 211 yards and two TDs in the Warriors’ 53-18 win at Temple.

Sawyer Farr, Fort Worth Boswell QB

Farr passed for 139 yards and a TD and rushed for 87 yards on six carries and three TDs in a 45-26 win against Euless Trinity.

Kyler Finney, Winnsboro QB

Finney completed 21 of 28 passes for 543 yards and five touchdowns in a 54-28 win over New Boston.

Preston Anderson, Grand Saline QB

Anderson completed all 10 of his pass attempts for 152 yards and two touchdowns Friday night. He also rushed for 52 yards and three scores in a 42-0 win over Eustace.

Frank Smith, Arp QB

Smith completed 10 of 17 passes for 182 yards and four touchdowns in a 66-51 win over Tenaha.

Da’Marion Van Zandt, Kilgore QB

Van Zandt was 14-of-19 passing for 255 yards and three TDs in the Bulldogs’ 41-20 win against Hallsville.

Calan Castles, Beckville QB

Castles was 5-of-8 passing for 111 yards and three TDs while adding 45 rushing yards in his team’s 51-19 win over Elysian Fields. Then on defense, he had 10 tackles, four tackles for loss and a fumble recovery for Beckville.

Fernando Espinoza, Carlisle QB

Espinoza passed for 243 yards and three TDs while adding a rushing score in his team’s 50-30 win against Mildred.

Deuce Adams, New Braunfels Canyon QB

Adams completed 25 of 37 passes for 423 yards and five touchdown throws to help the Cougars stay undefeated in a 49-32 win over Boerne Champion.

Jackson Gilkey, Ennis QB

Gilkey completed 22 of 35 passes for 364 yards and four touchdowns while also rushing for 45 yards to help Ennis beat Corsicana 45-7 on Friday.

Caleb Koger, Katy QB

Koger threw for 162 yards and four touchdowns on 11-of-13 passing to spur the Tigers to a 41-20 victory over district rival Katy Morton Ranch.

Gavin Rutherford, Katy Cinco Ranch QB

Rutherford was 22-of-32 passing for 274 yards and three TDs in Cinco Ranch’s 42-14 win against Katy Tompkins on Friday.

Isaac Ponce, Clute Brazoswood QB

Ponce threw for 134 yards and three touchdowns on 11-of-17 passing in the Pirates’ dominant 63-21 road win over Houston Westbury. He also ran for 161 yards and three rushing TDs on 14 carries Friday night.

Austin Novosad, Dripping Springs QB

Novosad, a Baylor commit, completed 16 of 20 pass attempts for 253 yards and four touchdowns through the air in the Tigers’ 77-0 win over Austin High. He also ran twice for 11 yards and a rushing touchdown.

Isaac Stanwick, Eagle Pass QB

Stanwick completed 17 of 26 passes for 276 yards and four TDs through the air in the Eagles’ 49-14 victory against Edinburg North in Laredo on Friday.

Robert Pineda, Los Fresnos QB

Pineda completed 14 of 17 passes for 278 yards and three touchdown passes to lead Los Fresnos to a 45-0 blowout win against La Joya. He also scrambled four times for 78 yards and two rushing TDs.

RJ Valerio, San Diego QB

Valerio threw for 138 yards and a touchdown on 9-of-10 passing in the Vaqueros’ 49-42 shootout win over Odem. He shined brightest on the ground, however, and also ran for 169 yards and four rushing TDs on 20 carries.

Andruw Rivera, La Feria QB

Rivera was 22-of-27 passing for 437 yards and seven TDs through the air to power the Lions to a 53-47 shootout victory against Mercedes on Friday. He also scrambled 22 times for 104 rushing yards and a touchdown run to account for all eight of La Feria’s trips to the end zone.

Stephen Gill, Houston St. John’s QB

Gill threw for 328 yards and six touchdowns on 14-of-16 passing to lead the Mavericks to a 49-21 win over Houston Second Baptist on Friday.


Kaeden Landry, Dallas Carter RB

Landry ran for 219 yards and three touchdowns to lead Carter to a 46-20 win over Dallas Lincoln on Friday night.

Cole Pritchard, Bridgeport RB

Pritchard rushed for 151 yards on 16 carries and four TDs, and also caught a TD reception in the Bulls’ 56-21 win against Benbrook on Thursday.

Trey Joyner, Denton Guyer RB

Joyner tallied 134 yards and a rushing TD on 22 carries in Guyer’s 23-6 win against Prosper.

Emerson Cagle, Aubrey RB

Cagle had 101 yards on 11 carries and four TDs, all coming in the first half, in the Chaparrals’ 68-0 win against Frisco Panther Creek.

Jack Aleman, Denison RB

Aleman rushed for 146 yards on 23 carries and had three touchdown runs - all career highs - in the Yellow Jackets’ 34-27 win at Greenville.

Brett Steward, S&S Consolidated RB

Steward rushed for 101 yards on seven carries with two TDs, including a 99-yard dash for his team’s opening score as the Rams picked up their first win of the season, beating Whitewright, 35-29.

Spencer Hinds, Bells RB

Hinds had 117 yards and three touchdowns on just six carries, as the Bells Panthers closed out non-district play with a 56-19 victory against Pilot Point.

Major McBride, Pottsboro RB

McBride totaled 11 carries for 213 yards and two touchdowns in the Cardinals’ 50-15 win against Muenster.

James Johnson, Mansfield RB

Johnson rushed 18 times for 206 yards and four touchdowns in a 37-16 win against Mansfield Legacy.

Taylor Tatum, Longview RB

Tatum racked up 140 yards and three touchdowns on just 14 carries in the Lobos’ 56-7 win against Lufkin.

Dawson Pendergrass, Mineola RB/DB

Pendergrass carried the ball 25 times out of the backfield for 311 yards and three rushing TDs in a 44-43 overtime win over Bullard on Friday. He also caught four passes for 66 yards and a receiving touchdown, completed two of four passes for 50 yards and a passing TD, accounted for three 2-point conversions — including the game-winning score in OT — and recorded five tackles, three pass breakups and an interception return for a touchdown defensively.

Kevin Pierce, Troup RB

In Troup’s 60-56 win over Omaha Pewitt, Pierce carried the ball on the ground 24 times for 210 yards and five touchdowns and caught a 49-yard TD pass.

Javari Johnson, Texarkana Texas High RB

Johnson carried it eight times for 131 yards and two rushing TDs — including a 93-yard touchdown run — in a 27-3 win over Tyler Legacy.

Kaden Dixon, Center RB

Dixon scored six times on the ground on runs of 54, 45, 6, 17, 2 and 75 yards in the Roughriders' 65-44 win over Daingerfield. He finished the night with 354 rushing yards and six TD runs on 37 carries and scored on a pair of 2-point conversions too.

LaRandion Dowden, Carthage RB

Dowden ran for 89 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries, as the Bulldogs downed Marshall 42-0 to stay undefeated this season.

Braden Mimbs, Tatum RB

Mimbs ran for 178 yards and a pair of rushing TDs on 16 carries in his team’s 49-39 win against West Rusk.

Blaine Cornelius, Harleton RB

Cornelius tallied 124 rushing yards and a touchdown run on 16 carries along with 50 yards and another touchdown through the air in a 41-13 win against Maud.

Kayvion Sibley, Allen RB

In a 52-24 victory against McKinney Boyd on Friday, Sibley ran 16 times for 210 yards and four rushing TDs.

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Javeon Madison, Mansfield Timberview RB

Madison carried the ball just five times Friday night for 207 yards and three rushing touchdowns in a dominant 63-6 win over Carrollton Turner.

Ashton Ojiaku, Richmond Foster RB

Ojiaku ran 25 times for 227 yards and a pair of rushing TDs in the Falcons’ 35-7 road win against district rival Angleton on Friday.

Rueben Owens, El Campo RB

Owens, a Louisville commit, rushed for 205 yards and four touchdowns on 10 carries in the Ricebirds’ 50-14 victory over Wharton.

Keenan Lawrence, La Porte RB

Lawrence toted the ball 19 times for 185 yards and four rushing TDs, accounting for all of La Porte’s touchdowns in a 27-20 victory over Baytown Lee on Friday.

Preston Stephens, Shepherd RB

Stephens tallied a season-high 153 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 10 carries in a lopsided 38-7 win over Hempstead on Friday night.

Jaydon Bailey, Cibolo Steele RB

In Friday’s game at Midland Legacy, Bailey put his team on his back by running for 165 yards and four rushing touchdowns on 28 carries in a 35-28 overtime victory.

Aiven Coleman, Galveston Ball RB

Coleman ran for 116 yards and three rushing TDs on 14 carries and caught two passes for 48 yards in Ball’s 55-0 win over Baytown Sterling.

Moe Canales, Deer Park RB

In a 35-14 victory against Friendswood Clear Brook on Friday, Canales ran 30 times for 177 yards and two rushing TDs.

Max Barnes, Austin Bowie RB

Barnes carried the ball 32 times Friday night for 170 yards and two rushing touchdowns in a 27-24 win over Austin Anderson in district play.

Anthony Guerrero, Medina Valley RB

Guerrero ran 19 times for 214 yards and a rushing touchdown in Medina Valley’s 38-0 shutout win at Laredo Martin on Friday to open district play.

Fernando Flores, San Antonio Southwest Legacy RB

Flores rushed for 178 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries to lead the Titans to a 45-19 victory over South San Antonio.

Noah Long, Liberty Hill RB

Long toted the ball 17 times for 200 yards and three touchdowns on the ground, accounting for roughly half of the Panthers’ total yards of offense in a 49-21 road victory against Leander Rouse on Friday.

Shastin Golden, San Antonio Davenport RB

Golden tallied 372 rushing yards and seven touchdown runs on 30 carries — all of which were career highs — to help the Wolves improve to 4-0 on Friday night with a 62-42 shootout win against Lockhart.

Chris Goertz, San Antonio Clark RB

In Friday’s game against San Antonio Marshall, Goertz was a one-man wrecking ball on the ground for Clark and ran for 275 yards and three rushing touchdowns on 20 carries in a 45-7 road victory.

Bryan Chavez, Brownsville Veterans RB

Chavez ran for 158 yards and five rushing TDs on 14 carries in the Chargers’ 44-14 win over Port Isabel.

JJ Acosta, Taft RB

Acosta tallied 249 rushing yards and three TD runs on 17 carries to lead the Greyhounds to a 63-27 win against Robstown on Friday night.

Sam Hranicky, Bellville RB

Hranicky ran for 229 yards and three touchdowns to help the Brahmas stay unbeaten this year and lift Bellville to a 49-14 win over Cameron Yoe.

Corey Stancell, Farwell RB

Stancell scored four times Friday night, carrying the ball 11 times for 193 yards and four rushing TDs in a dominant 48-0 road win against Texico (NM).

Mackenzie McGill, Mt. Vernon QB

McGill accounted for six TDs Friday night in the Tigers' 65-28 win over Sabine. He finished the night with 325 rushing yards and five touchdown runs on 29 carries while adding 25 yards and a touchdown throw on 2-of-2 passing.

Isaiah Beasley, El Paso Parkland RB

Beasley exploded Friday night for the Matadors, running for a season-high 306 yards and two rushing TDs on 43 carries to lead Parkland to a 45-21 district victory over El Paso Chapin.

Nate Palmer, Decatur RB

Palmer ran for 240 yards and three rushing TDs — both season highs — on 13 carries in his team’s 42-13 win against Pampa, which represented the Eagles’ first victory of the season.


Keonde Henry, Lake Dallas WR

Henry scored on a 100-yard kickoff return touchdown, caught four passes for 107 yards and three receiving TDs and also found the end zone on a 20-yard touchdown run, as Lake Dallas improved to 4-0 with a 57-27 win over Grand Prairie.

Isaiah Robertson, Arlington WR

Robertson caught six passes for 134 yards and a receiving touchdown to help Arlington rally from a 28-19 deficit during the fourth quarter to beat previously undefeated Mesquite Horn 32-28 on Friday.

Courtlin Scott, Sachse WR

Scott caught a 55-yard touchdown pass from Brenden George with 2:16 left as Sachse beat Rowlett 48-41. Scott had seven catches for 176 yards and three touchdowns.

Bryan Wesco, Midlothian WR

Wesco had six catches for 115 yards and three scores to lead Midlothian past Waco in a 66-0 victory Friday night.

Ka’Morreun Pimpton, North Crowley WR

Pimpton caught seven passes for 132 yards and a touchdown for North Crowley in a 54-0 road win against Fort Worth Paschal on Friday.

Mitchell Nuziard, Ponder WR

Coleman hauled in 12 passes for 322 receiving yards — both career highs — and two TDs in a 64-54 shootout loss to Godley.

Jamerian Knoxon, Bay City WR

Knoxon snagged three receptions for 118 yards and a touchdown catch, accounting for the vast majority of Bay City’s receiving yardage in a 22-17 win against Sealy on Friday in their district opener. He also ran four times for 19 yards and a rushing touchdown.

Ja’quan Richardson, Odessa Permian WR

Richardson hauled in eight receptions for 93 yards and two touchdown catches to help the Panthers rally for a 28-27 win over Harker Heights on Friday night.

Cyler Williams, Barbers Hill WR

Williams made seven catches for 191 yards and a receiving touchdown in the Eagles’ 28-27 win against Crosby.

Colton Harrison, Gregory-Portland WR

In the Wildcats’ 52-27 loss to Boerne, Harrison caught four passes for 212 yards and three receiving TDs to account for a majority of G-P’s points and receiving yardage Friday night.

Tory Simmons, Pflugerville Weiss WR

Simmons caught eight passes for 168 yards and three TDs in the Wolves’ 49-42 shootout win against New Braunfels.

Jarvis Anderson, Taylor WR

Anderson snagged five passes for 104 yards and two touchdown catches in Taylor’s 40-35 shootout victory over Smithville. He also scored for the Ducks on a 96-yard punt return touchdown.

Landen Jasso, Corpus Christi Tuloso-Midway WR

Jasso caught four passes for 152 yards and a pair of receiving TDs in Tuloso-Midway’s 59-14 road win against Corpus Christi West Oso on Friday. He also ran for 149 yards and a rushing touchdown on nine carries.

Joseph Graham Jr., Sharyland Pioneer WR

Graham hauled in six catches for 143 yards and two receiving TDs to lead the Diamondbacks to a 49-6 win over Valley View on Friday.

Cuyler Cramer, Seminole WR

Carmer caught 15 passes for 197 yards and two receiving touchdowns in the Indians’ 36-15 victory over Andrews.

Beau Sparks, El Paso Franklin WR/DB

Sparks snagged 16 catches for 177 yards and three receiving TDs and also caught a pair of two-point conversion passes in the Cougars’ 56-29 road win over El Paso Americas. He scored on a 71-yard punt return touchdown and recorded nine tackles defensively too.

Cason Palmer, Denver City WR

Palmer tallied three receptions for 112 yards and three touchdown catches in Denver City’s 52-28 road win against Lovington.

Braylen Norman, Amarillo Highland Park WR

Norman hauled in 11 receptions for 168 yards and two touchdown catches in the Hornets’ 37-29 loss to Gruver on Friday night.

Jaydon Smith, Ingleside WR

In the Mustangs’ 35-13 victory against Rio Hondo on Friday, Harrison recorded five receptions for 192 yards and three touchdown catches.


Rance Purser, Midland Greenwood K/WR

Purser kicked a 61-yard field goal, one yard shy of tying a state record. He also caught four passes for 98 yards, including a 70-yard TD reception in the Rangers’ 43-28 win against Shallowater.

Luke Buckner, Dallas Jesuit LB

Buckner tallied three solo tackles, three assisted tackles, a forced fumble and scored on a 72-yard fumble recovery that was returned for a touchdown in a 32-31 win over Lake Highlands on Friday.

Kevin Long, Mesquite Poteet OLB

Long recorded 10 tackles (five solo), three TFL, a pair of sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in Mesquite Poteet’s 14-10 win over Princeton Friday night.

Geramiah Noble, Gilmer LB

Noble registered 16 tackles, a quarterback pressure, a sack and three tackles for loss in the Buckeyes’ 31-23 win against Lindale.

Da’travion Smith, Jefferson LB

Smith recorded 28 tackles, 14 of which were solo tackles, in a 35-24 win against Hughes Springs.

Justin Strong, Elgin FS/WR

Strong racked up 13 tackles (10 solo), two PBUs, two TFLs, a forced fumble and an interception — which turned into a 35-yard pick six touchdown — defensively in a 44-15 win over Bastrop Cedar Creek on Friday night. He also caught two passes for 55 receiving yards on offense.

Alexzander Sotelo, Edinburg Vela DT/DE

Sotelo recorded three tackles in Vela’s 63-0 win over McAllen Memorial in its district opener, but he also returned a blocked punt 69 yards for a touchdown and scored again for the SaberCats on a 96-yard return following a blocked field goal.

Brian Juarez, Donna CB

Juarez scored on a 95-yard kickoff return touchdown to help Donna remain undefeated and lift the Redskins to a 26-8 victory over rival Edcouch-Elsa.

Cory Ford, Richmond George Ranch DE

Ford was everywhere defensively in George Ranch’s 23-13 win over Fort Bend Clements in district play, finishing Friday’s game with 11 tackles, two TFLs, a forced fumble and a sack.

Taylor Davis, Fort Bend Ridge Point DB

Davis recorded two tackles against Fort Bend Hightower on Saturday and also scooped up a fumble following a blocked field goal that was returned 78 yards for a special teams TD in Ridge Point’s 25-17 win over the Hurricanes on Saturday night.