Josh Jynes
Josh Jynes

Colorado is tapping into its Texas pipeline once again.

On Tuesday, offensive guard Josh Jynes from DeSoto High School in Dallas became the sixth player to give his verbal commitment to the Buffaloes' 2018 football recruiting class.

"After praying about it and talking with my parents and my coaches I have decided to commit to the University of Colorado," Jynes announced on Twitter.

Jynes was one of several players to take an unofficial visit to CU last weekend.

The 6-foot-3, 310-pounder has started at center at DeSoto, which won the 6A-D2 state championship last season. Two of his DeSoto teammates, receivers KD Nixon and Laviska Shenault, signed with CU in February and will arrive in June.

Before the 2017 class, CU renewed its commitment to Texas, signing seven players from the Lone Star State in February. The Buffs plan to continue making Texas a top priority, along with Colorado and California.

While Jynes does not have a star rating at, he has been garnering more interest of late. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Jackson State, Rice and UT-San Antonio had also given him offers, according to He has a three-star rating from

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