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The Texas 22: Starting at nickel back — P.J. Locke III

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. P.J. Locke III Senior nickel back, 5-11, 210 High school: Beaumont Central Signing class: 2015 Career games: 33 Career starts: 19 Career … Read More

The Dotted Line: Jordan Shipley 2.0? Texas commit Jake Smith is planning on it

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Texas commit Jake Smith didn’t head to Austin for the Orange-White game in April hoping to meet Jordan Shipley. Smith, a four-star slot receiver from Notre Dame Prep in Arizona, had never heard of the Shipley brothers and their exploits as Longhorns. Shipley, though, … Read More

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The Texas 22: Starting at wide receiver — Collin Johnson

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Collin Johnson Junior wide receiver, 6-6, 220 High school: San Jose (Calif.) Valley Christian Signing class: 2016 Career games: 25 Career starts: … Read More

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The Texas 22: Starting at safety — Brandon Jones

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Brandon Jones Junior safety, 6-0, 205 High school: Nacogdoches Signing class: 2016 Career games: 24 Career starts: 13 Career numbers: 77 tackles, … Read More

The Dotted Line: Three things we know about Texas’ 2019 recruiting class

Recruiting news tends to focus on predicting the future rather than illustrating the known. The Longhorns signed the third-ranked recruiting class in the country in 2018, which was Tom Herman’s first full cycle as head coach. The success isn’t coming as easy on the 2019 recruiting trail thanks to Jimbo … Read More

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The Texas 22: Starting at wide receiver — Lil’Jordan Humphrey

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Lil’Jordan Humphrey Junior wide receiver, 6-4, 225 High school: Southlake Carroll Signing class: 2016 Career games: 22 Career starts: 6 Career numbers: … Read More

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Fab 55 members Darwin Barlow, Tamauzia Brown commit to TCU

Newton High School teammates Tamauzia Brown and Darwin Barlow pledged to TCU on Thursday night. Brown, a four-star athlete, became the top-rated member of the 18-man 2019 class for Gary Patterson and the Horned Frogs. Barlow is a three-star and becomes the second running back on the … Read More

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The Texas 22: Starting at linebacker — Gary Johnson

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Gary Johnson Senior linebacker, 6-0, 230 JUCO: Dodge City C.C. (Kans.) Signing class: 2017 Career games: 13 Career starts: 7 Career … Read More

The Dotted Line: Six Texas commits set for action over next three days

Six of the 15 prospects committed to Texas in the 2019 class are playing games this weekend. The in-state commits, and Oklahoma-native Demariyon Houston, won’t start the season until the final weekend of August. Four of the commits in action this week began the season on Aug. Read More

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The Texas 22: Starting at wide receiver — Jerrod Heard

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Jerrod Heard Senior wide receiver, 6-2, 205 High school: Denton Guyer Signing class: 2015 Career games: 35 Career starts: 12 Career numbers: … Read More

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The Texas 22: Starting at defensive end — Breckyn Hager

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Breckyn Hager Senior defensive end, 6-3, 255 High school: Westlake Signing class: 2015 Career games: 34 Career starts: 9 Career numbers: 105 … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ wish list narrowing at some positions, remains open at others

Texas’ 2019 recruiting class is 15-members deep and ranks No. 9 in the nation. The Longhorns hope to sign a full 25-man class with an opportunity to sign a couple over that if scholarship room becomes available because eight 2018 signees enrolled early. Tom … Read More

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The Texas 22: Starting at quarterback — Sam Ehlinger

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Sam Ehlinger Sophomore quarterback, 6-3, 235 High school: Westlake Signing class: 2017 Career games: 9 Career starts: 6 Career numbers: 1,915 passing … Read More

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The Texas 22: Starting at cornerback — Davante Davis

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Davante Davis Senior cornerback, 6-2, 205 High school: Booker T. Washington (Fla.) Signing class: 2015 Career games: 34 Career starts: 14 Career … Read More

The Dotted Line: A look at the recruiting classes, rankings across the Big 12

Texas won the 2018 recruiting battle within the Big 12, but currently trails Oklahoma in the conference rankings for 2019. Tom Herman’s program holds 15 commitments, including six members of the Fabulous 55. The Longhorns’ class ranks ninth in the nation. Read More

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The Texas 22: Starting at left tackle — Calvin Anderson

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Calvin Anderson Senior offensive tackle, 6-5, 300 High school: Westlake Signing class: 2018 (grad transfer from Rice) Career games: 0 (36 at … Read More

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The Texas 22: Starting at cornerback — Kris Boyd

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Kris Boyd Senior cornerback, 6-0, 195 High school: Gilmer Signing class: 2015 Career games: 37 Career starts: 20 Career numbers: 124 tackles, … Read More

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The Texas 22: Starting at tight end — Andrew Beck

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup, a combined effort from Mike Craven, Brian Davis and Danny Davis. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Andrew Beck Senior tight end, 6-3, 255 High school: Tampa Plant … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas tight end commit Brayden Liebrock was born to play football

SAN BERNARDIDO, Calif. — It came as no shock to the Liebrock household when offers started piling up for four-star tight end Brayden Liebrock. His dad played college football. As did his older brother and uncle. It runs in the family. Football is spelt out in the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ obsession with football made Chris Adimora love the Longhorns

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Chris Adimora, a four-star safety committed to Texas, stared at the herd of fans outside of Royal-Memorial Stadium seven hours before the start of the spring game and knew he had found his kind of people. Adimora breathes football. He’s not here for social … Read More