High School: Jakeem Grant

Mesquite Horn receiver Jakeem Grant has switched his verbal commitment to Texas Tech and Irving defensive end Horace Arkadie has pledged to Arkansas.

Grant, a 5-foot-7, 160-pound speedster, had previously committed to Tulsa but changed his decision after coach Todd Graham left for the Pittsburgh job. He had 79 receptions for 1,306 yards and 13 touchdowns last season and added nine rushing touchdowns.

ESPNU ranks Grant 136th at receiver and gives him three stars with a scouting grade of 75.

Arkadie is ranked 120th at defensive end and has three stars and a grade of 76. He chose Arkansas over Virginia and Purdue.

Weekend commits: Baylor lands Lincoln LB

July, 19, 2010
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Lincoln outside linebacker Devante Davis has committed to Baylor for the Class of 2011. The 6-3, 190-pounder chose the Bears over SMU, Utah, Colorado State, Memphis and East Carolina.

Also this weekend, Tulsa swooped into the Metroplex to get commitments from two players -- Mesquite Horn receiver Jakeem Grant and Mansfield Timberview receiver Chaz Sampson.

Grant (5-7/160), a speedster who is a three-star recruit, caught 34 passes for 470 yards and six TDs as a junior. He also rushed for 223 yards and TDs. Grant chose Tulsa over Colorado State, Iowa State, Wake Forest, New Mexico, Louisiana Tech and Wyoming.

Sampson, who is 6-5, had six catches for 136 yards before breaking his hand three games into his junior season. He opted for Tulsa over UTEP.

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