TXHSFB Stars Lead UTSA to 5-0 Start
The Roadrunners of UTSA have exploded onto the 2021 college football scene with a 5-0 record, with wins over Power 5 school Illinois and previously undefeated Memphis. They are scoring 34 points per game while allowing just 17 points per game on defense.
A group of former Texas high school football stars has helped lead the Roadrunners to the best overall record in Conference USA.
QB Frank Harris (Samuel Clemens HS, Schertz, TX):
Harris has passed for 1126 yards and 6 touchdowns, with 2 INTs. He is completing 68% of his passes. He has thrown for over 250 yards in three games this season and hasn’t thrown an interception in the last two games.
Against UNLV, Harris completed 80% of his passes, throwing for 278 yards and two touchdowns.
Harris was a 3-star recruit at Samuel Clemens High School, passing for 948 yards and 14 touchdowns, and 4 INTs, and rushing for 892 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior.
RB Sincere McCormick (Judson HS, Converse, TX):
McCormick has rushed for 541 yards and 6 touchdowns, averaging 108 yards per game. He has rushed for over 100 yards in three games this season. His high game was against Memphis when he rushed for 184 yards and three touchdowns.
McCormick was a 3-star recruit out of Converse Judson. As a senior in 2018, he rushed for 1505 yards and 22 touchdowns.
WR Zakhari Franklin (Cedar Hill):
Franklin has caught 29 passes for 397 yards and four touchdowns, and he is averaging 99 receiving yards per game. He has scored a touchdown in 4 of the 5 games this season. Franklin did not play against UNLV.
As a senior at Cedar Hill, Franklin gained 687 receiving yards and nine touchdowns.
DB Rashad Wisdom (Converse Judson):
A 3-star recruit at Judson, Wisdom leads the Roadrunners with 26 tackles in five games. He also has 2 TFLs, 2 PBU, and 1 forced fumble.
Nationally Ranked Defense
The UTSA defense is ranked in the FBS in several defensive categories:
- Total Defense: #21
- Rushing Defense: #5
- Scoring Defense: #26
- Turnover Margin: Tied for #12
They also rank 14th in the FBS in third-down conversions, and rank #11 in penalties averaging three per game.
UTSA takes on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Saturday.