Texas target Jalen Green participates in The Opening regional in Houston. (Mike Craven)

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Four-star cornerback Jalen Green commits to Texas

Posted July 21st, 2017


Houston Heights cornerback Jalen Green became commitment No. 13 for the Longhorns in the 2018 class Friday night. Green, a four-star prospect ranked No. 9 on the Fabulous 55, is the first cornerback to choose Texas in the 2018 cycle. Green was an all-defensive selection at The Opening Final in Oregon.

Four-star cornerback Jalen Green was a standout at The Opening Final. (Mike Craven)

Green possesses the ideal combination of length and athleticism at over 6-foot. He started his high school career as a quarterback before switching to defense before the start of his sophomore season. The move stuck and Green quickly earned scholarship offers from around the country, including one from Houston when Tom Herman was still the Cougars head coach.

Green announced a top five of Texas, Oregon, LSU, Ohio State and Penn State. He is the first of three in-state cornerbacks the Longhorns want as part of the 2018 class. Texas is still in pursuit of Houston Lamar teammates D’Shawn Jamison and Anthony Cook.


2018 Texas Longhorns signing class

Here's a look at the recruits who signed with Texas for the 2018 recruiting cycle. Star rankings from 247Sports composite.
PlayerPos. SchoolStars Status
Byron HobbsLBFt. Worth Eastern Hills3Signed
Casey ThompsonQBSouthmoore (Okla.)4Signed
Cameron Rising QBNewbury Park (Calif.)4Signed
Reese MooreOTSeminole 3Signed
Cameron DickerKLake Travis3Signed
Caden SternsSCibolo Steele4Signed
Keaontay IngramRBCarthage4Signed
DeMarvion OvershownSArp4Signed
Ayodele AdeoyeLBIMG Academy (Fla.)4Signed
B.J. FosterSAngleton 5Signed
Al'Vonte WoodardWRHouston Lamar4Signed
Jalen GreenCBHouston Heights4Signed
Brennan EaglesWRAlief Taylor4Signed
Anthony CookCBHouston Lamar4Signed
D'Shawn JamisonCBHouston Lamar4Signed
Malcolm EppsTESpring Dekaney4Signed
Junior AngilauOTSalt Lake East (Utah)4Signed
Mikey GrandyOTCollege of San Mateo (Calif.)3Signed
Ryan BujcevskiPProKick AustrailiaN/ASigned
Keondre CoburnDTSpring Westfield4Signed
Keaontay IngramRBCarthage4Signed
Daniel CarsonDEWilliam Chrisman (Mo.)3Signed
Michael WilliamsDEDunham School (La.)3Signed
Joshua MooreWRYoakum4Signed
Christian JonesOTCy Woods3Signed
Moro OjomoDTKaty3Signed
Joseph OssaiDEConroe Oak Ridge4Signed

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