Welcome to the DFW Elite, where we highlight recruits from across DFW.
Today we'll take a look at perhaps the best all-around football player in the state.
Name: Jalen Catalon
School: Mansfield Legacy
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Height/Weight: 5-9, 180
247Sports Rankings: No. 170 overall, No. 11 safety, No. 26 player in Texas
Rivals Rankings: No. 151 overall, No. 12 safety, No. 18 player in Texas
Number of offers: 23
Schools that have offered: Arkansas, Clemson, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Texas, Alabama, Colorado, Duke, Florida, Houston, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North Texas, Penn State, Rice, SMU, Southern Miss, Stanford, TCU, Texas Tech, Wisconsin
Where he'll end up: All Crystal Ball selections on 247Sports have him headed to Texas. He has a Top 8 of the Longhorns, Clemson, TCU, Alabama, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Ohio State.
Insight: He was district MVP in 2017, and 5A all-state defensive player of the year in 2016. He's recorded nearly 300 tackles the past two years with 10 for loss, 10 pass deflections, seven forced fumbles, five recoveries and 12 INTs. Catalon also played QB in 2017 for the Broncos, who had their deepest playoff run ever by reaching the state semifinals.
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