Class of 2018

The Dotted Line: Nine early enrollees expected to make an impact for Texas football

Stay updated on latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorns recruiting beat writer Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Dotted Line will publish M-F at 10 a.m. each morning to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail. Read More

Spring football preview: Texas sailed through a smooth offseason, now looks ahead

The offseason is usually the silly season, and so it goes for the Texas football program. Over the past two months, a UT recruiting staffer rocketed from obscurity to superstar status by telling people to “Shhhh.” A recruit’s mother, who goes by the Twitter handle “mUTha hustla,” became … Read More

Commitment 101: Grad transfer offensive tackle Calvin Anderson provides instant help

Texas seemingly closed out its 2018 recruiting class in February on national signing day. The Longhorns signed the third best class in the nation and the top class in the Big 12 during Tom Herman’s first full cycle recruiting as the head coach. But the Longhorns wanted … Read More

Bevo Beat

Rice grad transfer offensive tackle Calvin Anderson becomes Tom Herman’s top addition

The biggest addition for Texas after the 2017 season isn’t a recruit from the star-studded 2018 class that ranked third in the nation, first in the Big 12 and included the top five players on the Fabulous 55. The Longhorns’ newest addition, Rice grad transfer … Read More

So long, Seminole: Incoming lineman Reese Moore shines at UIL state basketball tournament

SAN ANTONIO — His future lies in college football, but on Friday afternoon Reese Moore did more than his part for his high school’s basketball team, which was appearing in the UIL state tournament for the first time this century. Moore, an offensive lineman who was ranked 44th on the … Read More

Bevo Beat

Rice grad transfer offensive tackle Calvin Anderson to announce his decision Saturday

The prize of the 2018 offseason is set to announce Saturday when Rice grad transfer Calvin Anderson will pick between Texas, Oklahoma, Michigan and Auburn. The Westlake native signed with Rice in the 2014 class as an unheralded recruit. As a grad transfer, Anderson … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas targets shine during The Opening regional in Houston

Stay updated on latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorns recruiting beat writer Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Dotted Line will publish M-F at 10 a.m. each morning to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail.  … Read More

Bevo Beat

Texas adds deep-snapper Justin Mader to 2018 recruiting class

Tom Herman is placing an emphasis on special teams. The Longhorns signed a punter and a place kicker to the 2018 class. On Thursday, Texas picked up a pledge from deep-snapper Justin Mader of Magnolia High School. He held offers from … Read More

Bevo Beat

Grad transfer offensive tackle Calvin Anderson includes Longhorns in final four

The passing of national signing day won’t stop Tom Herman and the Texas Longhorns from adding talent to the football team in form of graduate transfers. The top target on the board is former Rice Owl offensive tackle Calvin Anderson. Read More

Grading Texas’ 2018 recruiting class: Defense

Longhorns load up with defensive stars Texas’ 2018 recruiting class finished third in the nation and first in the Big 12, in large part because of the amount of sheer talent Tom Herman assembled on the defensive side of the ball. The Longhorns added the best five … Read More

Grading Texas’ 2018 signing class: Offense

Stay updated on latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorns recruiting beat writer Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Dotted Line will publish M-F at 10 a.m. each morning to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail.  … Read More

Five prospects Texas will regret not landing during the 2018 recruiting cycle

It is a testament to the efforts by Texas in the 2018 recruiting cycle that it is hard to find prospects it truly missed out on come national signing day. Tom Herman wanted guy. He got the guy. Rinse and repeat. That’s how most of the year … Read More

Faith, family the deciding factors for new Texas commit Joseph Ossai

CONROE — Wednesday’s decision was sealed by a mother’s dream. Conroe Oak Ridge defensive end Joseph Ossai picked Texas over Texas A&M on national signing day. He had been trending toward the Longhorns since the firing of Kevin Sumlin. The deeply religious Ossai, a … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas on the verge of first top-five class since 2012

Stay updated on latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorns recruiting beat writer Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Dotted Line will publish M-F at 10 a.m. each morning to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail.  … Read More

4-star defensive tackle Keondre Coburn struggled with decision to choose Longhorns

Keondre Coburn agonized over his decision for a month. The long-time Texas commit was one of two commitments who didn’t utilize the early signing period on Dec. 20. The 4-star defensive tackle from Spring Westfield waited and watched. He took visits. He listened to … Read More

Meet the new Longhorns: Defensive tackle Moro Ojomo is a young phenom

Moro Ojomo, defensive tackle, Katy FYI: 6-3/280; 3 stars; No. 423-ranked player in 2018 class Fabulous 55 ranking: 50 Committed: Scouting report: Ojomo is just beginning to scratch the surface as a prospect. The 6-foot-3, 280-pounder is only 16 years old. He won’t turn 18 until … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Longhorns add beef with defensive tackle Keondre Coburn

Keondre Coburn, defensive tackle, Spring Westfield FYI: 6-1/329; 4 stars; No. 123-ranked player in nation, per 247Sports Composite Fabulous 55 ranking: 9 Committed: Aug. 7 Scouting report: Coburn is a run-stopper with enough athleticism to create penetration against the run and the pass. He’s the consensus top defensive tackle in … Read More

Meet the new Longhorns: Daniel Carson ready to show his talent in Austin

Daniel Carson, defensive end, William Chrisman (Mo.) FYI: 6-5/260; 3 stars; No. 530-ranked player in 2018 class Committed: Jan. 19 Scouting report: Carson is a big-bodied defensive end who is an ideal fit in defensive coordinator Todd Orlando’s scheme, which relies on big defensive linemen to take … Read More

Meet the new Longhorns: Michael Williams provides athleticism to defensive line

Michael Williams, defensive end, Dunham School (La.) FYI: 6-2/240; 3 stars; No. 521-ranked player in 2018 class Committed: Jan. 22 Scouting report: Williams is a big-bodied end who can hold the point of attack against the run and get after the passer in 1-on-1 situations. He’s not … Read More

Defensive tackle Moro Ojomo talks commitment, predicts national championship as Longhorn

The Longhorns added a player with tremendous upside Tuesday night when Katy defensive tackle Moro Ojomo pulled the trigger and became the 26th commitment of Texas’ 2018 recruiting class. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound is the No. 50-ranked player on the Fabulous 55 and is a … Read More