The Dotted Line: A closer look at the 2020 recruiting classes for Texas, rest of Big 12

It’s still early in the 2020 recruiting cycle, but the process has sped up in recent years with the advent of the early signing period and the ability of juniors to take official visits in the spring. Oklahoma is over 25 percent done with its … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas will add star potential when rest of 2019 class arrives in June

Texas signed 24 recruits in a 2019 class that ranked third in the nation, trailing only Alabama and Georgia. Ten of those pledges enrolled early and took part in spring practice. Four-star inside linebacker De’Gabriel Floyd was ruled out for the season, leaving 14 new … Read More

The Dotted Line: So far, Texas, Texas A&M are losing recruiting battle to out-of-state programs in 2020

If a recruiting cycle is a 12-round boxing match against the elite programs in the country, out-of-state programs are up on the scorecards as May approaches. The 2020 Fabulous 55 already contains 22 commits with only seven pledged to in-state programs. Four are committed to … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas targets Princely Umanmielen, Tahj Brooks embrace recruiting pressures

The uptick in Austin football talent is undeniable. The 2019 class was highlighted by wide receivers Garrett Wilson, Jaylen Ellis and Elijah Higgins. The 2020 cycle contains elite prospects like Manor’s Tahj Brooks and Princely Umanmielen. It’s a privilege … Read More

The Dotted Line: What’s Texas’ recruiting plan at the linebacker position in 2020?

Recruiting is cyclical. Sometimes Houston possesses more talent than Dallas-Fort Worth. Sometimes it’s the other way around. Sometimes a class is loaded at one position and void of elite talent at another. That’s the case in 2019 with linebackers. Texas needs to sign a solid class at the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas quarterback commit Hudson Card matures as leader for Lake Travis

The legacy of elite quarterbacks at Lake Travis High School dates back to 2004. Every starting quarterback since that year signed with an FBS program. Ohio State head coach Ryan Day once joked with head Cavaliers coach Hank Carter that Lake Travis was the only … Read More

The Dotted Line: A closer look at four recent Texas offers

Spring practice ended for the Longhorns with the Orange-White game on Saturday night — just in time for spring practices to begin for big high schools across the state. It’s a chance for the Texas coaching staff to scour the state for new prospects, and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commits, top targets react to Orange-White Game

The Orange-White Game is as more showcase than actual game. A spring game is a chance to fill the void of football offseason for fans anticipating a big year for the Longhorns. It also offered the coaching staff the opportunity to host dozens of … Read More

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Texas offer offensive linemen James Brockermeyer, Jonah Miller

Texas handed out a pair of new offers to offensive linemen in the 2021 class in center James Brockermeyer and offensive tackle Jonah Miller at the Orange-White Game on Saturday. It’s a loaded cycle for offensive linemen and the Longhorns are searching … Read More

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Kickoff time set for Texas’ football game against Rice

The Texas football team will visit Rice on Sept. 14 with kickoff announced for 7 p.m. at NRG Stadium in Houston. It is the third game of the season for the Longhorns and the final non-conference game of the season before hosting Oklahoma State the following week to … Read More

Texas set to host important recruits in the 2020, 2021 class during Orange-White Game

The spring game constitutes a recruiting opportunity for programs across the country. There might not be a more important event in recruiting outside of junior days and official visits. It’s a chance for the Texas coaches to showcase the current state of the program to fans and the next generation … Read More

The Dotted Line: Mookie Cooper discusses his Texas de-commitment, recruiting status

ST. LOUIS  —  Four-star wide receiver Mookie Cooper was enamored with Texas as a sophomore and into his junior season. He was the one who convinced St. Louis (Mo.) Trinity Catholic teammate Marcus Washington to take a visit to Texas for the Longhorns’ win over … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas signee Marcus Washington readies for his new path in Austin

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The goal for Texas wide receiver signee Marcus Washington was simple: Do something better. He learned that at an early age from a father who is no stranger to mistakes. Marcus, a 6-2 wide receiver from Trinity Catholic … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas, A&M, OU or Baylor? Spring game schedules challenge top prospects

A spring game presents a program with the opportunity to recruit as much as it does a chance to improve as a team. The practices leading up to the Saturday’s Orange-White game is when the Longhorns have laid the groundwork for the 2019 … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ 2017 class proves recruiting rankings don’t always matter

Texas’ 2017 recruiting class wasn’t met with the same expectations and excitement normally associated with the Longhorns on national signing day. Tom Herman was just months into his new gig as head football coach and Texas failed to close with elite targets like … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with Texas commit Jaden Hullaby

Texas added a versatile athlete in three-star running back Jaden Hullaby of Bishop Dunne High School in Dallas. The 6-2, 205-pound playmaker held 25 offers after rushing for 1,181 yards and 11 touchdowns. He added 392 yards and five touchdowns on 33 receptions. That ability to rush … Read More

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Texas adds offensive versatility in three-star athlete Jaden Hullaby

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class is up to five members with the Saturday afternoon addition of three-star running back Jaden Hullaby of Bishop Dunne. The 6-2, 205-pound prospect was offered March … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds an offensive weapon in Bishop Dunne three-star Jaden Hullaby

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class is up to five members with the Saturday afternoon addition of three-star running back Jaden Hullaby of Bishop Dunne. The 6-2, 205-pound prospect was offered March 11 and picked the Longhorns over 24 other offers. He moved from Mansfield Timberview before his junior season. Read More

The Dotted Line: Four-star safety Tyler Owens readies for the Texas Relays

Tyler Owens went from being afraid of grass to a star on the field. It started when he was three years old, when he was afraid of grass and plants. The first sport his parents put him in was soccer, though, and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Three questions facing Texas recruiting heading into April

Tom Herman hopes to sign his third consecutive top-three national class in 2020 and is off to a fast start with commitments from four-star quarterback Hudson Card and a trio of talented offensive linemen. Expect more recruiting action to pick up once … Read More