The Dotted Line: Texas extends recruiting lead in Big 12; West Virginia, Oklahoma State move up

Three Big 12 teams made positive impacts to their recruiting classes over the past month with the Texas Longhorns making major headway Monday when four-star defensive backs JD Coffey and Ishmael Ibraheem chose Tom Herman’s program. Both are members of the 2021 Fabulous 55. Read More

Commitment 101: JD Coffey continues Texas’ tradition of landing elite safeties under Tom Herman

Texas started its reloading process at the safety position by securing the commitment of JD Coffey, a four-star from Kennedale High School. He’s the seventh-ranked safety in the 2021 recruiting class, per 247Sports Composite, and he checks in at No. Read More

Commitment 101: Four-star cornerback Ishmael Ibraheem adds talent to future Texas secondary

Texas added potential star power to its future secondary on Monday when cornerback Ishmael Ibraheem became the first player at his position to pledge to the Longhorns in the 2021 recruiting class. The 6-1, 175-pound four-star Dallas Kimball chose Texas over 33 other offers, including Georgia and LSU. Read More

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Four-star safety JD Coffey joins Texas’ 2021 recruiting class

Texas started its reloading process at the safety position by securing the commitment of JD Coffey, a four-star from Kennedale High School. He’s the seventh-ranked safety in the 2021 recruiting class, per 247Sports Composite, and he checks in at No. Read More

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Longhorns add four-star cornerback Ishmael Ibraheem to 2021 recruiting class

Texas added potential star power to its future secondary on Monday when cornerback Ishmael Ibraheem became the first player at his position to pledge to the Longhorns in the 2021 recruiting class. The 6-1, 175-pound four-star Dallas Kimball chose Texas over 33 other offers, including Georgia and LSU. Read More

The Dotted Line: Recruits react to Texas players call for change of building names, ‘Eyes of Texas’

A herd of Longhorns athletes called for changes to address the University of Texas’ past racial transgressions, specifically the renaming of buildings on campus and replacing “The Eyes of Texas” as the school song. Players of different colors, ethnicities and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Hayden Connor, Jordon Thomas discuss their Texas commitment status

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class remains at 11 members entering next week, which will begin with the expected announcements Monday of four-star defensive backs Ishmael Ibraheem and JD Coffey. Texas’ class ranks 17th in the country but first in the Big 12, and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Predicting the destination of the top-rated uncommitted Fab 55 members

Commitments keep pouring in across the country despite the no-visit rule imposed on coaches and players until July 31 due to the pandemic. Only eight of the top 20 players on the 2021 Fabulous 55 are uncommitted entering mid-June. Thirty-two of the 55 players … Read More

The Dotted Line: Trio of prospects trending towards Texas

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class currently rests at 11 members, ranks 16th in the country and first in the Big 12, per 247Sports’ composite ratings. The class is headlined by five-star athlete Ja’Tavion Sanders and his Denton Ryan teammate, four-star athlete Billy Bowman Jr. The … Read More

The Dotted Line: Black parents, coaches explain how white head coaches can help dialogue

Thousands of black college football players are preparing to return to campuses across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic and social unrest across the country. The Black Lives Matter movement entered most people’s lives through the protests of former NFL … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting the Next 25, finishing with Nos. 5-1

The Next 25, our ranking of the top 25 prospects in Texas for the 2022 recruiting cycle, was released last week. Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers headlines the list as the No. 1 player and the only quarterback to make the cut. The Next 25 consists … Read More

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Longhorns add punter Isaac Pearson to 2021 recruiting class

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class grew to 11 members Friday morning when Isaac Pearson, a punter from ProKick Australia, pledged to the Longhorns. Pearson is the third consecutive punter from ProKick Australia to commit to Texas as a punter, following Michael Dickson and current punter Ryan Bujcevski. Texas’ recruiting … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting the Next 25, continuing with Nos. 10-6

The Next 25, our ranking of the top 25 prospects in Texas for the 2022 recruiting cycle, was released Monday. Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers headlines the list as the No. 1 player and the only quarterback to make the cut. The Next 25 consisted of … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting the Next 25, continuing with Nos. 15-11

The Next 25, our ranking of the top 25 prospects in Texas for the 2022 recruiting cycle, was released Monday. Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers headlines the list as the No. 1 player and the only quarterback to make the cut. The Next 25 consisted of … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting the Next 25, continuing with Nos. 20-16

The Next 25, our ranking of the top 25 prospects in Texas for the 2022 recruiting cycle, was released Monday. Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers headlines the list as the No. 1 player and the only quarterback to make the cut. The Next 25 consisted of … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting the Next 25, starting with Nos. 25-21

The Next 25, our ranking of the top 25 prospects in Texas for the 2022 recruiting cycle, was released Monday. Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers headlines the list as the No. 1 player and the only quarterback to make the cut. Read More

The Dotted Line: Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers top-ranked on our Next 25

Football talent is cyclical. The talent always exists in Texas because of the love of the game, the amount of resources allotted to our high school programs and the sheer vastness of the Lone Star State. The cyclical nature of the talent is revealed within … Read More

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Three-star tight end Landen King backs away from Texas pledge

The fickle nature of recruiting in an environment without visits and in-person contact was illustrated Friday afternoon when three-star tight end Landen King de-committed from the Longhorns less than a month since he pledged to Tom Herman’s program on May 22. The Longhorns’ 2021 … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking, projecting Texas’ current 2021 defensive class

The Longhorns added five players to their 2021 recruiting class since the last week of April despite the prohibition of visits due to COVID-19. It started with three-star tight end Landen King on … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking, projecting Texas’ six offensive commits in the 2021 recruiting cycle

The Longhorns added five players to their 2021 recruiting class since the last week of April despite the prohibition of visits due to COVID-19. It started with three-star tight end Landen King on April 26. Defenders … Read More