Purdue went into Texas and beat out a Lone Star State program for an edge rusher’s commitment.

Jaylin Jones is the Boilermakers’ newest commitment. The Beaumont, Texas native announced his pledge to Ryan Walters’ program on Monday, sharing the big news on social media.

A West Brook standout, Jones is listed as measuring 6-4 and 210 pounds. On the 247Sports Composite, Jones is rated 3-stars, the No. 57 edge defender, No. 129 recruit in the state of Texas and No. 842 prospect overall in the Class of 2024.

Jones picked up 18 scholarship offers during his recruitment. He took visits to Purdue and SMU in Junes. He offered Boilermaker fans a preview of how he looks sporting the gold and black while on campus in West Lafayette.

With Jones on board, Purdue now has 21 commitments in its 2024 class, which ranks No. 26 on the Composite. Fans can check out Jones’ junior season highlights below, via Hudl: