The raid of out-of-state talent continued for Tom Herman and Texas on Saturday night when four-star wide receiver Demariyon Houston (Okla.). Houston became the 13th commitment for Texas in the 2019 cycle and the third wide receiver, joining four-star talents Jordan Whittington and Jake Smith.
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Houston, who was recruited to play outside receiver, is a 6-foot, 165-pound speedster who can fill the void left by John Burt and Devin Duvernay.
Houston is the sixth out-of-state prospect to pick the Longhorns this cycle. A stark contrast to the 2018 class when Texas ran the Lone Star State and signed the top five players on the Fabulous 55. Whittington and offensive lineman Tyler Johnson are the only players in the top 10 of the 2019 Fabulous 55 committed to the Longhorns.
Texas hopes to sign four wide receivers in the 2019 class. The top target remaining is Dylan Wright, a 6-foot-3 wide receiver out of West Mesquite. Round Rock Cedar Ridge product Jaylen Ellis also holds an offer.
2019 Texas Longhorns recruiting class
|Roschon Johnson||QB||Port Neches-Groves||4||July 21 (2017)|
|T'Vondre Sweat||DE||Huntsville||3||Feb. 28|
|Jordan Whittington||WR||Cuero||4||March 10|
|De'Gabriel Floyd||OLB||Westlake Village (Calif.)||4||March 31|
|Kenyatta Watson II||DB||Grayson (Ga.)||4||May 1|
|Brayden Liebrock||TE||Chandler (Ariz.)||3||May 8|
|Tyler Johnson||OL||Conroe Oak Ridge||5||May 25|
|Jared Wiley||TE||Temple||3||May 26|
|Jake Smith||WR||Notre Dame Preparatory (Ariz.)||4||June 3|
|Peter Mpagi||DE||George Ranch||3||June 16|
|Chris Adimora||S||Mayfair (Calif.)||4||July 1|
|Marques Caldwell||CB||Alvin||3||July 7|
|Demariyon Houston||WR||Millwood (Okla.)||4||July 7|
|Marcus Tillman Jr.||OLB||Jones (Fla.)||3||July 28|
|Javonne Shepherd||OT||North Forest||4||July 29|
|Derrian Brown||RB||Buford (Ga.)||4||Sept. 16|
|Tyler Owens||S||Plano East||4||Sept. 24|
|David Gbenda||ILB||Katy Cinco Ranch||4||Sept. 30|
|Peyton Powell||ATH||Odessa Permian||4||Oct. 23|
|Marcus Washington||WR||Trinity Catholic (Mo.)||4||Oct. 26|
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