High School Football

Kennedale 2018 running back commits to Southwestern Oklahoma State

After a career that ended with the program’s first trip to the UIL state title game, Jaden Knowles is a college commit.

The Kennedale running back announced his commitment to Southwestern Oklahoma State via Twitter on Tuesday.

“The coaching staff was amazing and their head coach knows how to win and has been to that stage,” Knowles said. “We also have a good recruiting class coming in so it’s going to be special.”

Knowles rushed for 2,200 yards and 34 touchdowns in 2017. The Wildcats went to their first state final, losing to Carthage in the Class 4A Division I title game. Kennedale made its first state semifinal in 2016.

In his career, Knowles rushed for over 4,000 yards and scored 52 touchdowns.