Daniel Young, a 3-star running back from Westfield High School in Houston, committed to Texas on Friday. (Photo by 247Sports.com)

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Daniel Young, 3-star RB from Houston, commits to Texas

Posted December 23rd, 2016


The holiday season is in full swing, and the gifts are rolling in for Texas and coach Tom Herman.

Daniel Young, a 3-star running back from Houston, became the second player to commit to the Longhorns on Friday. He followed Cade Brewer, a 3-star tight end from Lake Travis.

Like Brewer, Young was previously committed to another school. He decommitted from Houston on Tuesday.

Young is the No. 63-ranked running back and the No. 130 overall recruit in Texas according to 247Sports.com’s composite rankings. He ran for 1,290 yards and 19 touchdowns during his senior season at Westfield High School.

Young is listed at 6-foot, 210 pounds. Watch his highlights below:


Texas’ 2017 recruiting class now has 11 members:

2017 Texas Longhorns recruiting class

Here'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 MillerWRTyler John Tyler46/25/2015
Sam EhlingerQBWestlake47/28/2015
Kobe BoyceCBLake Dallas34/3/2016
Montrell EstellSHooks35/20/2016
Josh ThompsonCBNacogdoches37/27/2016
Taquon GrahamDLTemple49/5/16
Joshua Rowland*KMiss. Gulf Coast CCN/A12/11/16
Toneil CarterRBLangham Creek412/19/16
Cade BrewerTELake Travis312/23/16
Daniel YoungRBHouston Westfield312/23/16
Derek KerstetterOLSan Antonio Reagan312/26/16
Reese LeitaoTETulsa (Okla.) Jenks312/29/16
Marqez BimageLBBrenham31/6/17
Max CumminsOLFW All Saints31/17/17
Gary JohnsonLBDodge City CC41/20/17
*-indicates signed letter of intent

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