Playoffs: Elkins Knights vs. Foster Falcons

Evan Fairs scores a touchdown over Elkins' Jared Shirley in the second quarter.

Foster product and current redshirt junior at the University of Kansas Evan Fairs announced this month that he would be entering the transfer portal.

“After a lot of prayers and talking to my family I have decided to enter myself into the transfer portal to further my career and continue my dream,” Fairs said on Twitter.

Fairs played wide receiver with the Jayhawks.

The former Falcon didn’t see much playing time during the 2019 season with one catch for 21 yards.

In 2018, Fairs played in four games at wide receiver before redshirting, He caught two passes for 28 yards, including a season-best 20-yard reception.

In 2017, Fiars played in all 12 games, starting two at wide receiver. He finished the season as KU’s fourth-leading receiver with 24 catches for 335 yards and one touchdown, averaging 14.0 yards per reception.

The NCAA transfer portal allows players to put their name out to other football programs seeking players.

The move is not a permanent move and Fairs does have the option to remain at Kansas if afforded.

Sam Houston bound

Fulshear senior defensive back Truman Bexley accepted a preferred walk-on spot at Sam Houston State University earlier this month.

Bexley was a two-time all-district selection for the Chargers at safety.

Austin-Foster pipeline

Foster senior water polo and swimmer Nikolas Koelzer has committed to Austin College to play water polo after his final year with the Falcons.

Koelzer would join brother Will Koelzer, Michael Colmenares and Duran Kittman from Foster on the Austin College men’s water polo team.

Asenuga commits

Former Fulshear and Foster offensive lineman Leke Asenuga committed to the University of New Mexico earlier this month.

“I’ve been blessed to be put in this position to play football at one of the highest levels, I’d like to thank God and all of the people who have helped me through this process from coaches, friends (and) my parents, who never hesitated to drive me to a 6 a.m. workout 25 minutes away from my home,” Asenuga said.

Asenuga is currently a member of Bush High School football program.

Hunter on the lookout

Former Foster offensive lineman Hunter Schultz was ranked No. 6 among unsigned junior college offensive linemen by Gridiron Ranking and Recruiting.

Schultz is a current member of the Navarro College football team.

USC bound?

Foster junior offensive lineman Reuben Fatheree II was offered a football scholarship from the University of Southern California.

Fatheree has offers from teams across the country including Baylor, Texas A&M, Alabama, Auburn, Houston, Georgia, LSU and Texas.

Next stop: Chicago?

George Ranch junior wide receiver Javon Gipson can add Northwestern University to his growing list of scholarship offers from Division-I football teams.

The Wildcats join Baylor, Houston, Iowa State and Kansas to name a few schools.

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