Former Student Athletes
- Randon Knotts signed NLI to play safety at Fresno State!
- Sebastian Canizares signed NLI to play WR at Wesleyan University!
- John Gormley signed NLI to play WR at the University of Chicago!
Girls District 26-4A
All District Team
Alexis Hyder committed to play basketball at the University of North Texas.
Former Jaguars Participating in College Athletics
The following are links to college athletic sites where former LBJ Jaguar athletes are now playing. Hopefully, you can follow the collegiate athletic career of your favorite former Jaguars.
|John Gormley (University of Chicago) Freshman Wide Receiver for the Maroons.|
|Zac Graham (St Edwards University) Basketball|
|Tierany Hernderson (Stephen F Austin University) basketball. Was the District 26-4A MVP at LBJ High School in Austin where she led her team to the UIL State Finals ... Named the Dennis Johnson Memorial High School All-Star Game MVP ... Was selected to the All CenTex 2nd Team and was a McDonald's All American Nominee ... Also selected to the TABC 4A All-Region Team and All State Team ... Averaged better than 12 points and seven rebounds per game as a junior at Crockett High School in Austin before moving to LBJ High School for her senior season ... She was the 2008 newcomer of the year in District 17-4A and is ranked as the No. 53 player in the state by the Premier Basketball Report ... Career highs include 29 points, 19 rebounds and eight assists ... Was the 2007-08 and 2008-09 District MVP and was first-team all-district 08-09 ... Also was a multi-sport letterman in track 2007-11.|
North Texas) basketball.
one of the most prolific scorers in the state, averaged
over 35 points a game her senior season in district play
and scored a school record 61 points against Lanier. She
was named to the Austin American-Statesman's
All-Central Texas girls basketball team as a first-team
selection for three straight seasons. Hyder is a
two-time District 26-4A MVP was a McDonalds All-American
Nominee this season. She was a two-time first-team
all-state selection and a three-time all-region pick by
the TABC (Texas Association of Basketball Coaches). Her
junior season she led her team to the Class 4A state
championship game and was named to the all-tournament
team. Hyder is a standout in the classroom as well as
she ranks sixth in her senior class of 260 in addition
to being an two-time All-Academic pick by the TABC.
|Kerry Hyder (Texas Tech
University) Football, Red-Shirt Junior Defensive
Three-star (Rivals.com, Scout.com) defensive end. PrepStar All-Midlands Region ... No. 40 defensive end nationally, per Scout.com ... No. 52 defensive end nationally, according to Rivals.com ... tough, imposing presence ... good short area quickness and explodes to the ball ... Class 4A All-State second team ... possesses good size, athleticism and plays aggressive ... senior season was first at defensive end ... totaled over 100 tackles for the second-straight season ... had 153 tackles and five sacks as a junior and showed his athleticism with two interceptions ... clocked at 4.6 in the 40 ... also received offers from Utah, Toledo, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Minnesota and New Mexico. Kerry was named Defensive Player of the Game vs. New Mexico, September 17, 2011.
High School (2006-2010)
High School Bests:
4-time State Qualifier, 4-time Regional Qualifier, 8-time Regional Champion, 12-time District Champion, 4-time Texas Relays Qualifier & Finalist, 4-time anchor of the 4x1 m relay, 3-time AAU Junior Olympics Qualifier & Finalist
Freshman Year- District and Regional Champion in the 4x200 m relay and State Qualifier in the 4x200 m relay. District Runner-Up in 100 m dash. Placed 4th overall in the 4x200 m relay at the 2007 UIL 4A Texas State Track Meet. Finished 9th overall in the 200 m dash at AAU Nationals in Kissimmee, Florida.
Sophomore Year- District Champion in 100 m dash, and 4x100. Regional Champion in the 4x100 m relay. State Qualifier in the 4x100 m dash. Finished 5th overall in the 4x1 m relay at the 2008 UIL 4A Texas State Track Meet.
Junior Year- District Champion in 100 m dash and 4x100 m dash. Regional Champion in 100 m dash and 4x100 m dash. State Qualifier in 100 m dash and 4x100 m dash. Led LBJ Women's Track and Field Team to its first Team Regional Championship. Ran a Personal best of 11.77 seconds on March 7, 2009, ranked US High School # 1 at the time. Finished 6th overall in the 100 m dash at Texas Relays. Finished 5th overall in the 100 at the 2009 UIL 4A Texas State Track Meet. Finished 6th overall in the 4x1 at the 2009 UIL 4A Texas State Track Meet. Finished 4th overall in the 100 m dash at the 2009 AAU Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa. Finished 8th overall in the 200 m dash at the 2009 AAU Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa. Ranked as top sprinter in Texas by ESPN Rise Magazine.
Senior Year- District Champion in 100 m dash, 200 m dash, and 4x100 m relay. Regional Champion in the 100 m dash, 200 m dash. Set a regional meet record in the 200 m dash. Anchored LBJ to a top 20 national ranking in the 4x100 m relay (Texas Relays). Finished 6th overall in the 100 m dash at Texas Relays. Finished third overall in the 100 m dash, claiming a bronze medal at the 2010 UIL 4A Texas State Track Meet. Ranked as top sprinter in Texas by ESPN Rise Magazine.
6-time Ivy League Conference Champion
6-time 1st team All-Ivy Academic and Athletic Honors
New Balance Armory Track and Field Women's College Athlete of the Year (2011-2012)
School record holder in the 60 m dash (7.51s)
NCAA D1 Regional Qualifier
Led team to first Conference Championship (2011-2012)
USTFCCCA Division I Track & Field All-Academic honors (Spring 2013- present)
(CoSIDA)/Capital One Academic All-District first team (Spring 2013- present)
Freshman year: Finished 2nd overall in the 200 m dash at the Indoor Ivy League Conference Championships. Finished 3rd overall in the 60 m dash at the Indoor Ivy League Conference Championships. Sidelined by injury during the outdoor season.
Sophomore year: Captured the 200 m dash title at Indoor Ivy League Conference Championships. Finished 2nd overall in the 60 m dash at the Indoor Ivy League Conference Championships. Set a school record in the 60 m dash (7.56s), and finished the indoor season ranked in the DI national top 100 performance list for the 200 m dash. Named New Balance Armory Track and Field Women's College Athlete of the Year for indoor performances.
Junior year: Won the 60 m and 200 m dash at Indoor Ivy League Conference Championships. Reset the school record in the 60 m dash (7.51s). Set a school record in the 4x200 m at TX Relays. Won the 100 m dash, 200 m dash, and 4x1 m relay at the Outdoor Ivy League Conference Championships. Qualified for 1st round of NCAAs in the 200 m dash. Ranked in the DI national top 50 for the 200 m dash.
|Randon Knotts (Fresno State University) Named the MVP of District 26-4A by the Austin American Statesman in 2012 as a quarterback ... selected to the Statesman District 26-4A first-team offense as a utility player ... named to the All-Central Texas third-team by the Statesman as a utility player ... started senior season as a wide receiver before moving over to quarterback ... had over 1,000 all-purpose yards in 2012 ... team MVP as a senior ... selected to 2011 All-CenTex second-team as a wide receiver when he had 56 catches and 18 total touchdowns ... 2011 first-team 26-4A All-District first-team selection as wide receiver and second-team selection as a safety ... led team to a 6-4 record as a junior, a district championship and the bi-district playoffs ... returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown in 2011 ... named to 2010 26-4A All-District second-team as a sophomore ... was in the top eight percent of his high school class and won the academy student-athlete award two years in a row.|
|Kara McCormack (University
Texas High School State Champion and record holder. High School All-American and High School Academic All-American.
|Courtney Moore (Angelo State University) Football|
(Georgia Tech) Football,
|Christopher Robinson (University of Houston) 5' 10", 222 lb. Linebacker|
|Morgan Simmons (Texas Southern University)|
|Lara Slesnick (Texas
As a Freshman at A&M, was No. 4 on the team in the 1,000 free (9:53.66) and the 1,650 free (16:25.15), with both times from the Speedo Sectionals.
A 2010 graduate of Lyndon B. Johnson high school in Austin, Texas, Slesnick was four-year letter winner and was coached by Lee Willing...finished in the Top-8 in two events in each of her four years of high school, and finished third in the 200-yard individual medley and second in the 500-yard freestyle her senior year...holds the school records in the 500 free (4:58.09) and 500-yard butterfly (5:53.40)...also swam for the Texas Gold Swimming club team and was coached by Aubrey Knapper.
|Texas Southern University - Track & Field ran the 800 Meters. Devarus switched to the Javelin Throw as a redshirt senior for the 2013-1014 season.|