Class of 2018

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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

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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

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Texas legacy Luke Brockermeyer chooses preferred walk-on role for Longhorns

Legacy won in the recruiting race for Fort Worth All Saints Episcopal outside linebacker Luke Brockermeyer. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound prospect chose a preferred walk-on spot with the Longhorns instead of a guaranteed full-ride from Rice and Oklahoma State. Brockermeyer is also an option at tight end. The … Read More

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Texas adds the commitment of Katy defensive tackle Moro Ojomo

An official visit to Texas sealed the deal for Katy defensive tackle Moro Ojomo. The 3-star prospect improved his stock as a senior and received numerous offers after his senior season completed. Ojomo was named the defensive MVP of his district and is still 16 years old. Read More

Commitment 101: Texas lands young Katy defensive tackle Moro Ojomo

Moro Ojomo emerged as a top target at defensive tackle late in the recruiting cycle after turning in a terrific senior season. The 3-star Katy product was named his district’s defensive MVP and then watched offers roll in, beginning with Texas on Dec. 6. Many more national … Read More

Texas is poised to close 2018 recruiting class with a flurry (and possibly leapfrog to No. 1 overall)

Twitter briefly suspended the official Texas football account late Monday. But the Longhorns were back up and running on social media by Tuesday morning. Good thing, too. #RevolUTion18 could morph into college football’s biggest story on national signing day. The Longhorns signed … Read More

The Dotted Line: Questions remain for Texas heading into national signing day

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

Commitment 101: Texas adds offensive tackle Christian Jones to 2018 class

Texas proved in 2017 that there is no such thing as too much depth on the offensive line. The Longhorns are taking that lesson to heart, gaining a commitment from their fifth offensive lineman in the 2018 class when Cy Woods offensive tackle Christian … Read More

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Texas still in mix for 4-star wide receiver Tommy Bush

Texas added 4-star wide receiver Joshua Moore on Sunday afternoon. The Longhorns hope to add another wide receiver before turning full attention toward the 2019 class, and Schertz Clemens product Tommy Bush listed Texas in his top five heading into national signing day. Read More