The Dotted Line: Who is the top prospect from Texas in the 2021 class?

The 2021 class took center stage in late July for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail with the class growing to five members Friday night when three-star Everman athlete Juan Davis joined a core of offensive playmakers in quarterback Jalen Milroe, tight end Lake McRee, … Read More

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Texas target Chad Lindberg picks Georgia

Texas’ recent recruiting success was dampened Sunday night when four-star offensive tackle Chad Lindberg chose Georgia over the Longhorns and a host of offers from elite programs. The 6-6.5, 327-pound prospect from Clear Creek High School is the 14th-ranked offensive tackle in the class and No. 4 … Read More

Commitment 101: Juan Davis is a superior athlete, future weapon at tight end

The Longhorns are stocking offensive weapons for the future. The momentum built over the past 10 days continued Friday with the commitment of tight end Juan Davis of Everman High School. The 6-4, 217-pound three-star was a first-team all-district selection as a sophomore wide receiver, … Read More

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Tight end Juan Davis becomes Texas’ fifth commitment in 2021 recruiting class

The Longhorns are stocking offensive weapons for the future. The momentum built over the past 10 days continued Friday with the commitment of tight end Juan Davis of Everman High School. The 6-4, 217-pound three-star was a first-team all-district selection as a sophomore wide receiver, recording 41 catches … Read More

The Dotted Line: Updating Texas’ 2020 recruiting offensive wish list

Texas added its 11th member of the 2020 class on Wednesday when three-star offensive tackle Andrej Karic pledged to Tom Herman’s program. The Southlake Carroll product is the fourth offensive linemen to commit, joining four-stars Logan Parr, Jake Majors and Jaylen Garth. Seven of Texas’ 11 pledges … Read More

The Commitment 101: Potential is the word for Texas commit Andrej Karic

Texas is starting to recruit like a team coming off consecutive top-three recruiting classes and a win over Georgia in the Sugar Bowl. It took longer than desired for the Longhorns to build momentum on the recruiting trail. Tom Herman’s program continued a successful week by notching the pledge of … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ten in-state defensive prospects Texas wants in 2021

Texas’ quick start in the 2021 class consists of four offensive prospects in quarterback Jalen Milroe, wide receiver Quay Davis, offensive lineman Hayden Conner and tight end Lake McRee. The first six members of the 2020 class were also offensive prospects. The … Read More

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Texas adds 2020 offensive tackle Andrej Karic to 2020 class

Texas is starting to recruit like a team coming off consecutive top-three recruiting classes and a win over Georgia in the Sugar Bowl. It took longer than desired for the Longhorns to build momentum on the recruiting trail. Tom Herman’s program continued a successful week by notching the pledge of … Read More

Our 11th annual Top 25 countdown: It’s a new Day for No. 5 Ohio State … is he ready for this?

We’re 37 days away from the 2019 season opener, but it’s never too early to talk college football. We continue with our 11th annual countdown series of our preseason Top 25 as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff. Last year’s eventual CFP semifinalists ranked first, second, eighth and 13th in … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds surprise commitment in four-star offensive tackle Hayden Conner

Texas won’t be passive in the 2021 class. The Longhorns are attacking the cycle with vigor and added another high-profile recruit to the fold on Tuesday morning when four-star Katy Taylor offensive tackle Hayden Conner picked Tom Herman’s program. He’s already the fourth pledge of … Read More

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Four-star 2021 offensive lineman Hayden Conner picks Texas

Texas’ roll in the 2021 class continued Tuesday morning when four-star offensive lineman Hayden Conner picked Texas over 21 other offers, including Texas A&M. The 6-5.5, 317-pound four-star is the 20th-ranked offensive tackle in the 2021 cycle. The Katy Taylor prospect committed to Texas on the heels … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ recruiting strategy continues to evolve in a changing landscape

Tom Herman and his staff made a recruiting decision for the 2021 cycle: Strike early and often. The directive is working. The Longhorns moved to three commits in the class on Sunday night when four-star Katy Tompkins quarterback Jalen Milroe joined Dallas … Read More

The Dotted Line: A look at Texas’ top offensive targets for the 2021 class

Texas’ 2021 class is off to a strong start with Sunday’s commitment of four-star dual threat quarterback Jalen Milroe of Katy Tompkins. The Longhorns already hold three pledges from soon-to-be juniors — Milroe, Dallas Skyline wide receiver Quay Davis and Lake Travis … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds star potential in 2021 quarterback Jalen Milroe

Tom Herman continued his tradition of nabbing his quarterback prospect a year before the start of their junior season when Katy Tompkins four-star Jalen Milroe picked the Longhorns on Sunday.  Roschon Johnson and Hudson Card committed the summer before their junior seasons. Milroe becomes the third member of … Read More

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Four-star 2021 quarterback Jalen Milroe commmits to Texas

Tom Herman continued his tradition of nabbing his quarterback prospect a year before the start of their junior season when Katy Tompkins four-star Jalen Milroe picked the Longhorns on Sunday. He becomes the third member of the 2021 class, joining wide receiver Quay Davis and … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds more potential at defensive end with Van Fillinger

Texas’ 10th commitment of the 2020 cycle is out-of-state defensive end Van Fillinger. The 6-3, 250-pound product of Utah is the first non-Texan to pledge to the Longhorns in the 2020 cycle. He’s the second defensive linemen, joining four-star defensive tackle Vernon Broughton, who pledged … Read More

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Texas adds three-star out-of-state defensive end Van Fillinger

Texas’ strong recruiting week along the defensive line continued with the commitment of three-star defensive end Van Fillinger. The 6-3, 250-pound prospect out of Corner Canyon (Utah) held 18 offers and picked the Longhorns over programs like Oregon, Michigan, and Ohio State. He’s the second commitment along the defensive line … Read More

The Dotted Line: Three questions facing Texas on the recruiting trail

The 2020 recruiting cycle is proving tricky for Texas despite its 10-win season in 2018 and consecutive No. 3 classes. The problem isn’t talent. Texas’ average recruit ranking is still among the nation’s elite. It’s quantity that is lacking for the program, … Read More

Commitment 101: Four-star defensive tackle Vernon Broughton provides Texas with size, upside

Texas landed its biggest defensive target, literally and physically, on Wednesday when four-star Cy Ridge defensive tackle Vernon Broughton picked the Longhorns over Texas A&M, Arkansas, and Ohio State. The 6-5, 286-pound prospect is ranked eighth on the 2020 Fabulous 55. He held 25 offers … Read More

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Longhorns land four-star defensive tackle Vernon Broughton

Texas’ coaching staff scored a recruiting victory over Texas A&M on Wednesday by landing the commitment of four-star defensive tackle Vernon Broughton. The Cypress Ridge product also took official visits to Ohio State and Arkansas. The Longhorns won out for the 6-5, 286-pound prospect who … Read More