Texas Tech Commit Stidham Key to Stephenville's Success in 2014

Published 06/28 2014 08:36PM

Updated 06/28 2014 08:59PM

The Stephenville Yellow Jackets are picked to win the Class 4A Div. I state title this year, and the key to their success very well could be their quarterback, Jarrett Stidham.

This year the Yellow Jackets are in one of the toughest Class 4A districts in the state with Wylie, Brownwood, Big Spring and Snyder. Dave Campbell's Texas Football picked the Yellow Jackets to win that district.

Stidham enters the 2014 season as the top duel-threat quarterback recruit in the country, but he's already decided on his college destination.

" It's kinda a burden of my shoulders, and I'm glad to be a part of the Red Raider nation and we're going to get after it whenever I get up there. I guess there may be some pressure with expectations and stuff, but I really don't think about it. I just go out there and play ball with the guys," said Jarrett Stidham.

Stopping the senior quarterback will be a challenge for the rest of his district. As a junior, Stidham threw for over 2,600 yards and 30 touchdowns. He also poses a threat to pick up yards with his feet, running for 16 touchdowns on the ground.

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