Texas suffered a blow on the recruiting trail Monday night when four-star wide receiver Quentin Johnston flipped to TCU two days before the early signing period. This followed news earlier in the night that USC will retain offensive coordinator Graham Harrell. The Temple prospect was among the top-ranked recruits in Texas’ class, which now rests at 16 commitments. The loss of Johnston dropped Texas’ recruiting ranking to 10th in the nation and second in the Big 12.
Johnston chose Texas in August. He was a former teammate of current Texas tight end Jared Wiley in high school. The Longhorns are left with two wide receiver pledges in four-star Troy Omeire and three-star Dajon Harrison. Tom Herman hopes to add Carthage slot receiver Kelvontay Dixon to the class by February. Dixon is the younger brother of current running back Keaontay Ingram.
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