Tom Herman secured the commitment from a familiar player Friday afternoon when Brenham linebacker Marqez Bimage officially committed to Texas. He was a Texas lean as soon as Herman took the job in Austin. Bimage de-committed from Houston quickly after and was awarded an offer from the Longhorns.
The 6-foot-3, 233-pound inside linebacker is a three-star linebacker who held offers from numerous other Big 12 schools. Bimage is a big, physical linebacker who built a reputation in high school on production. He runs well for his size, but is best suited to remain inside the box.
Bimage becomes the 13th member of Texas’ 2017 recruiting class and the first linebacker commitment of the cycle.
2017 Texas Longhorns recruiting classHere's a look at the recruits who have committed to Texas coach Tom Herman for the 2017 recruiting cycle. Star rankings from Horns247. Oral commitments are non-binding. National signing day is Feb. 1, 2017.
|Damion Miller||WR||Tyler John Tyler||4||6/25/2015|
|Kobe Boyce||CB||Lake Dallas||3||4/3/2016|
|Joshua Rowland*||K||Miss. Gulf Coast CC||N/A||12/11/16|
|Toneil Carter||RB||Langham Creek||4||12/19/16|
|Cade Brewer||TE||Lake Travis||3||12/23/16|
|Daniel Young||RB||Houston Westfield||3||12/23/16|
|Derek Kerstetter||OL||San Antonio Reagan||3||12/26/16|
|Reese Leitao||TE||Tulsa (Okla.) Jenks||3||12/29/16|
|*-indicates signed letter of intent|
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