Texas head coach Charlie Strong leads the longhorns in the first quarter. Texas led Oklahoma in the first quarter 14-0 in the Red River Showdown held at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, TX. RODOLFO GONZALEZ/AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Bullard TE Major Tennison commits to Texas for 2017

Posted October 14th, 2015

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Bullard’s Major Tennison, a 6-foot, 6-inch tight end, has orally committed to Texas for the 2017 recruiting class, Horns Digest reported late Wednesday.

Oklahoma State and Texas Tech were also pursuing the three-star athlete. Tennison becomes the third player in the 2017 class for UT coach Charlie Strong.

Rivals.com considers Tennison the eighth-best tight end prospect in the nation for the 2017 recruiting cycle.

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The Texas coaching staff is scheduled to fan out all across the state on Thursday and Friday for a heavy recruiting weekend. The Longhorns are off this week and return to action on Oct. 24 against Kansas State.

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