Texas wide receiver John Burt (1) and wide receiver Jordan Pouncey (86) wait to dump a cooler of Gatorade on head coach Tom Herman during the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game against Georgia on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in New Orleans, Louisiana. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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Four-star cornerback Ethan Pouncey picks Texas

Posted August 6th, 2019

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Texas dipped into Florida to land four-star cornerback Ethan Pouncey. The Winter Park native is a 6-1, 160-pound prospecting ranking 10th in the nation at his position. Pouncey chose the Longhorns over 20 other offers, including Florida and Auburn. His older brother, Jordan, is a wide receiver on Texas’ squad. Ethan is the 13th member of Texas’ 2020 recruiting class, and the second at cornerback.

Ethan recorded 43 tackles and eight interceptions as a junior. He finished the year with 21 pass break ups. He couples with John Tyler’s Kitan Crawford as Texas’ cornerback commitments in the 2020 cycle. The defensive staff will now focus its attention towards the safety position and prospects like Lukin’s Jerrin Thompson. Other cornerbacks on Texas’ radar include Joshua Eaton and Kelee Ringo.

The commitment pushed Texas’ 2020 recruiting class into 14th in the nation, surpassing Oklahoma for the Big 12’s top-rated recruiting class, per 247Sports.

Texas' 2020 recruiting class

A list of Texas commitments in the 2020 recruiting class.
PLAYERPOS.SCHOOLSTARSCOMMITMENT DATE
Hudson CardQBLake Travis4May 25 (2018)
Logan ParrOGSan Antonio O'Connor4Oct. 28 (2018)
Jake MajorsOGProsper4Jan. 24
Jaylen GarthOTPort Neches-Groves4Feb. 17
Jaden HullabyATHBishop Dunne3March 30
Ja'Quinden JacksonQB/ATHDuncanville4June 3
Kitan CrawfordCBJohn Tyler4June 21
Prince DorbahOLBHighland Park4July 9
Vernon BroughtonDTCy Ridge4July 17
Andrej KaricOTSouthlake Carroll3July 24
Bijan RobinsonRBSalpointe Catholic (Ariz.)5Aug. 2
Jerrin ThompsonSLufkin4Aug. 11
Xavion AlfordSAlvin Shadow Creek4Aug. 16
Quentin JohnstonWRTemple4Aug. 17
Joshua EatonCBAldine Macarthur4Aug. 23
Ty JordanRBWest Mesquite3Sept. 15
Troy OmeireWRFort Bend Austin4Sept. 20
Dajon HarrisonATHHutto3Nov. 5

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