The Dotted Line: We’ve updated our 2019 Fabulous 55, topped by Lake Travis’ Garrett Wilson

Lake Travis football coach Hank Carter first heard the name Garrett Wilson from his sister-in-law who coaches at Hudson Bend Middle School. He didn’t give it a ton of thought until a few months later when he witnessed a Hudson Bend sixth grader score a touchdown in … Read More

The Dotted Line: Questions remain for Texas heading into the early signing period

The clock is ticking toward next week’s early signing period and questions still surround Texas’ 2019 recruiting class, which ranks sixth nationally and first in the Big 12. The Longhorns, who have 20 commitments, hope to add a few more key pieces and climb in the rankings. Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ recruiting wish list, one week until the early signing period

Prospects from the 2019 class can sign national letters of intent a week from today during a three-day window that starts the morning of Dec. 19. Texas currently holds 21 commitments in a class that’s ranked No. 6 nationally and first in the Big … Read More

Texas commit Jake Smith picks up a national player of the year award

Arizona high school senior Jake Smith, A Texas commitment who is expected to sign with the Longhorns on Wednesday, was named Gatorade’s national football player of the year on Tuesday afternoon. Smith, a 6-1 athlete and four-star prospect,  finished his high school career at Scottsdale (Ariz.) … Read More

The Dotted Line: Important recruiting dates on the horizon for Texas fans

Eight days separate us from the start of the early signing period. Members of the 2019 class can sign national letters of intent during a three-day window starting on Dec. 19. The prospects who elect to wait can sign on national signing day in … Read More

The Dotted Line: Pair of future Longhorns Whittington, Card advance to state semifinals

Two future Longhorns are still alive in the Texas state playoffs. Four-star wide receiver Jordan Whittington is the lone 2019 commitment left. He and  Cuero trounced Geronimo Navarro 48-23 on Saturday night in San Antonio to advance to the Class 4A Division II semifinals. Four-star junior … Read More

The Dotted Line: Important recruiting weekend awaits Texas as early signing period approaches

With less than two weeks remaining until the early signing period begins on Dec. 19, every day is important. Most of Texas’ 21 Texas commits plan to sign  during the three-day window, as was the case last December. This weekend provides another opportunity for the Longhorns to … Read More

The Dotted Line: A trio of future Longhorns remain in the Texas high school playoffs

Texas holds 21 commitments in the 2019 class and two for 2020. Only three of those players remain in the Texas high school state playoffs. Out-of-state pledges Marcus Washington and Brayden Liebrock capped off their prep careers with state championships in Missouri and Arizona, … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas pledge Jordan Whittington awarded All-American status

CUERO — Jordan Whittington was beaten on a route. It was the final game of the 2015 regular season and the future four-star product needed to make a play. The receiver had passed him and the ball was in the air. That’s when the glimpses of the … Read More

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Four-star wide receiver Demariyon Houston de-commits from Texas

Texas’ 2019 recruiting class dropped to 21 members on Monday night when four-star wide receiver Demariyon Houston de-committed from the Longhorns. The speedy four-star wide receiver from Millwood (Okla.) was one of four wide receivers pledged to Texas. The 6-foot playmaker committed to the Longhorns on July … Read More

The Dotted Line: Four prospects fight for the No. 1 spot on the Fabulous 55

Four prospects can make the case for being the top player in Texas for the 2019 recruiting class. That designation was placed on current Longhorn B.J. Foster in 2018, followed by Caden Sterns. Texas won’t sign multiple players in the top five this cycle. Read More

The Dotted Line: Three Texas commits set to play in title games; four in-state pledges still alive

Three in-state 2019 commits remain in the playoffs, while three out-of-state pledges compete for state titles on Saturday. Four-star junior quarterback Hudson Card and Lake Travis are also still alive. Here is where to watch each of the prospects this weekend. The in-state commits  Cuero vs. Corpus Christi West Oso … Read More

The Dotted Line: Even as Texas, others prepare for December, mixed feelings remain on early signing period

Gone are the days of three-hat Monte in February. That’s so 2016. The new rage begins in December when prospects can sign national letters of intent during a three-day period from Dec. 19-21. In December 2017, there were 21 prospects committed to Texas when the first early … Read More

The Dotted Line: What’s left for Texas to accomplish in the 2019 recruiting class?

Crunch time arrived for the 2019 class when contact period began Monday. The Longhorns won’t be on the road this week; instead, the coaching staff is preparing the team for a Big 12 showdown with Oklahoma. Texas’ class consists of 22 members and ranks … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commit De’Gabriel Floyd provides scouting report on five-star target Bru McCoy

Texas isn’t done fishing outside of Texas waters for talent in the 2019 class. The biggest fish remain unhooked. The Longhorns picked up two commitments last week and both were out-of-state defensive ends. Exactly half of Texas’ 22 commitments play prep football outside of the Lone Star … Read More

Texas commit Roschon Johnson scores six times in playoff win, talks evolution of Sam Ehlinger

HOUSTON – Texas quarterback commit Roschon Johnson scored six touchdowns and accounted for 478 yards in Port Neches-Groves’ 50-28 area-round win over Lindale on Friday night at NRG Stadium. The four-star pledge ran the ball 19 times for 248 yards and four touchdowns. He … Read More

Commitment 101: JUCO defensive end Jacoby Jones spurns Oklahoma for Texas

Texas’ 2019 recruiting class grew to 22 prospects on Wednesday night when three-star JUCO defensive end Jacoby Jones pledged to the Longhorns over 16 other offers. He de-committed from Oklahoma on Nov. 13 and took a visit to Texas for the Iowa State victory. Read More

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JUCO product Jacoby Jones adds instant help at defensive end for Longhorns

Tom Herman and his staff added instant help along the defensive line in the 2019 class when three-star JUCO defensive end Jacoby Jones picked the Longhorns after a visit to Texas for the Iowa State win. Jones was committed to Oklahoma until Nov. 13. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with Texas three-star defensive end Myron Warren

Texas’ 2019 recruiting class grew to 21 members on Monday when three-star defensive end Myron Warren picked the Longhorns. The product of Early, La. chose Texas over 26 other offers. The 6-3, 240-pound strong-side end was the third defensive linemen to pick Texas, joining fellow three-star prospects … Read More

The Dotted Line: Four players trending toward Texas with early signing period looming

A month remains before the start of the early signing period and nearly every Texas commitment has confirmed he’ll sign in December. Five of those players are expected to enroll early and that number could grow if Texas closes out with its top targets on offense and defense. The Longhorns … Read More