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Brenham linebacker Marqez Bimage commits to Texas

Tom Herman secured the commitment from a familiar player Friday afternoon when Brenham linebacker Marqez Bimage officially committed to Texas. He was a Texas lean as soon as Herman took the job in Austin. Bimage de-committed from Houston quickly after and was awarded an offer from the Longhorns. Read More

U.S. Army All-American Bowl: The state will be well-represented on Saturday

SAN ANTONIO — There are 12 prospects from the state of Texas taking part in Saturday’s U.S. Army All-American Bowl. All 12 will play for the West all-star squad. There’s one Longhorns commitment, San Antonio Reagan offensive lineman Derek Kerstetter. Here’s a look at all 12 Texans heading into Saturday’s … Read More

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It’s not too early to recruit for 2018: Texas hands out five offers

Recruiting is a marathon. The 2017 class hasn’t yet put ink to paper and the Texas staff’s focus is already partly on 2018. The Longhorns dished out five offers to 2018 recruits Thursday. The group included an in-state defensive tackle, a tight end from New York and three offensive linemen … Read More

Tackle or guard? Derek Kerstetter says he’s fine playing either for Texas

SAN ANTONIO — Football success begins with a quality offensive line. Texas’ recent glory years were built around quality quarterbacks like Vince Young and Colt McCoy, sure, but those teams also possessed a physical and talented group of big guys in the trenches. Tom Herman has inherited quite a bit … Read More

Versatility leads Baron Browning to No. 1 in Statesman’s Fab 55

SAN ANTONIO — Baron Browning didn’t see it as a choice. Kennedale needed him to play cornerback, so the Ohio State commitment played cornerback, even though he’s a linebacker by trade. That versatility made him the choice for the No. 1 player in the American-Statesman’s recently updated Fabulous 55 list … Read More

Manning, Calvin remain on Texas’ recruiting wishlist for receivers

SAN ANTONIO — It’s no secret that Texas wants at least one more wide receiver for the 2017 class, and two of the main targets are taking part in this week’s U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio —  Lancaster’s Omar Manning, who’s currently pledged to TCU, and … Read More

U.S. Army All-American Game notes: West’s O-line dominating workouts

SAN ANTONIO — About 100 of the top football prospects in the nation practiced Monday and Tuesday in preparation for Saturday’s U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The state of Texas is well represented on the West squad, including Longhorns commitment and San Antonio Reagan product Derek Kerstetter, a three-star offensive lineman. Read More

Breaking down Texas’ recruiting needs: Defense

Tom Herman inherits a Texas roster full of potential. With around 65 scholarship players expected to return for the 2017 season, the Longhorns’ new head coach won’t have massive numbers to operate with in his first official cycle in recruiting. His first job is to recruit the players that are … Read More

Breaking down Texas’ recruiting needs: Offense

Tom Herman inherits a Texas roster full of potential. With around 65 scholarship players expected to return for the 2017 season, the Longhorns’ new head coach won’t have massive numbers to operate with in his first official cycle in recruiting. His first job is to recruit the players that are … Read More

The American-Statesman’s Fabulous 55: Our winter update offers a new No. 1

The best player in Texas is heading to Ohio State. Kennedale’s Baron Browning, an outside linebacker, is the new No. 1 recruit on the American-Statesman’s Fabulous 55 winter updated list of the state’s top prospects. He moved to the top spot from No. 5 on our summer list, showing the … Read More

Texas commit Toneil Carter, other targets, showcase talents at UA All-American Game

A collection of the best high school talent in the country converged in Orlando for the 2017 Under Armour All-American Game, including Texas commit Toneil Carter, Westlake linebacker Levi Jones and a few other Texas targets. North Shore defensive end K’Lavon Chaisson was the star, finishing with four sacks. The … Read More