Class of 2019

Meet the Longhorns: De’Gabriel Floyd wants to be the next best linebacker

De’Gabriel Floyd, inside linebacker, Westlake Village (Calif.) FYI: 6-2/245; 4 stars; No. 64-ranked player in class Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: March 31 Scouting report: Texas found a unique talent when Tom Herman returned to his California roots to pull Floyd to the Lone Star State. Floyd would be considered … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Marcus Tillman Jr. expects early success at linebacker

Marcus Tillman Jr., outside linebacker, Jones (Fla.) FYI: 6-1/220; 3 stars; No. 22-ranked outside linebacker Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: July 28 Welcome to the family Marcus Tillman Jr. 🤘#fUture19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/PQdI8Z5BO9 — Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Four-star wide receiver Marcus Washington signs with Texas

Marcus Washington, wide receiver, Trinity Catholic (Mo.) FYI: 6-2/191; 4 stars; No. 27-ranked wide receiver Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: Oct. 26 Welcome to the family Marcus Washington. 🤘#fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/q1CvzSvVHw — Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Jake Smith brings Player of Year honors to Texas

Jake Smith, wide receiver, Notre Dame Prep (Ariz.) FYI: 6-1/189; 4 stars; No. 81-ranked player in class Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: June 3 Scouting report: Smith was awarded the Gatorade Player of the Year award after a stellar senior season. He became the first player in … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Tyler Johnson provides Texas with bookend offensive tackle

Tyler Johnson, offensive tackle, Conroe Oak Ridge FYI: 6-5/308; 4 stars; No. 37-ranked player in class Fabulous 55 ranking: 5 Committed: May 25 Scouting report: Johnson possesses an NFL frame and the athleticism to become a dominant force and an anchor at left tackle. He’s surprisingly quick for a player … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Myron Warren leaves Louisiana to become a Longhorn

Myron Warren, defensive end, Many (La.) FYI: 6-3/240; 3 stars; No. 44-ranked strong side defensive end Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: Nov. 19 Welcome to the family Myron Warren. 🤘#fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/GXcJTRGo25 — Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: JUCO defensive end Jacoby Jones should contribute immediately

Jacoby Jones, defensive end, Butler C.C. (Kans.) FYI: 6-4/250; 3 stars; No. 27-ranked JUCO prospect Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: Nov. 11 Welcome to the family Jacoby Jones. 🤘#fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/b5yJ7IgJqC — Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Texas dipped out of state for tight end Brayden Liebrock

Brayden Liebrock, offensive tackle, Chandler (Ariz.) FYI: 6-5/220; 4 stars; No. 5-ranked tight end Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: May 8 Scouting report: Liebrock helped Chandler High School to another Class 6A state title game and he might be the most complete and well-rounded tight end to sign with Texas … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Three-star wide receiver Kennedy Lewis is a tall, rangy prospect

Kennedy Lewis, wide receiver, Melissa FYI: 6-3/190; 3 stars; No. 84-ranked wide receiver Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: Dec. 18 Welcome to the family Kennedy Lewis. 🤘#fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/qvQKishGcV — Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 Scouting … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Defensive end T’Vondre Sweat wants to prove doubters wrong

T’Vondre Sweat, defensive end, Huntsville FYI: 6-3/249; 3 stars; No. 46-ranked strong side defensive end Fabulous 55 ranking: 23 Committed: Feb. 28 Scouting report: It’s rare to consider a Texas commit underrated. The Longhorn bump is well known in recruiting circles. Most of the commits at the elite-level schools get … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Defensive end Peter Mpagi grew into a Longhorn

Peter Mpagi, defensive end, Richmond George Ranch FYI: 6-4.5/224; 3 stars; No. 50-ranked weak side defensive end Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: June 16 Scouting report: Mpagi is a project with a high upside off the edge as a pass rusher. He’ll need time in the weight room before he’s … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Potential, range the keys for linebacker David Gbenda

David Gbenda, inside linebacker, Katy Cinco Ranch FYI: 6-0/218; 4 stars; No. 15-ranked inside linebacker Fabulous 55 ranking: 40 Committed: Sept. 30 Scouting report: Gbenda is a modern inside linebacker. He’s tough and hard-nosed like all middle linebackers need to be, but he can also run sideline-to-sideline and isn’t uncomfortable … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Four-star safety Tyler Owens oozes with potential

Tyler Owens, safety, Plano East FYI: 6-2/202; 4 stars; No. 16-ranked safety Fabulous 55 ranking: 33 Committed: Sept. 24 Scouting report: Owens is a long, fast safety with range. He also packs a punch in run support and as an enforcer in the secondary. It’s his pure athleticism combined with … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Jared Wiley ready to transition to tight end at Texas

Jared Wiley, tight end, Temple FYI: 6-6/225; 3 stars; No. 40-ranked tight end Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: May 26 Scouting report: Wiley spent his senior season starring at quarterback for Temple. He’ll transition to tight end in Austin and is expected to enroll early and skip his senior season … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Speedy defensive back Chris Adimora sticks with Texas

Chris Adimora, safety, Mayfair (Calif.) FYI: 6-1.5/192; 4 stars; No. 17-ranked safety Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: July 1 Scouting report: Adimora is a playmaker at safety who excels on both sides of the football for Mayfair. He’ll focus on safety in college where his combination of size and athleticism … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Quarterback Roschon Johnson achieves dream

Roschon Johnson, quarterback, Port Neches-Groves FYI: 6-1/192; 4 stars; No. 4-ranked dual-threat quarterback Fabulous 55 ranking: 27 Committed: July 21, 2017 Scouting report: Johnson shattered every record a quarterback could set at Port Neches-Groves and was the first commitment of the 2019 class. The four-star dual-threat was clearly Tom Herman’s … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Marques Caldwell ready for competition at cornerback, safety

Marques Caldwell, cornerback, Alvin FYI: 6-1/171; 3 stars; No. 61-ranked cornerback Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: July 7 Scouting report: Caldwell is the new-age cornerback who looks like a safety and runs like a wide receiver. He enjoys playing man-to-man coverage and is quickly improving his technique as he gains … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: All-American Jordan Whittington plans to enroll early

Jordan Whittington, wide receiver, Cuero FYI: 6-1/198; 4 stars; No. 53-ranked player in class Fabulous 55 ranking: 6 Committed: March 10 Scouting report: Whittington is the most explosive athlete in the state. He’s a star at both wide receiver and safety. His stock slipped some nationally because a groin injury … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Four-star Derrian Brown overcoming surgery

Derrian Brown, running back, Buford (Ga.) FYI: 5-11/188; 4 stars; No. 13-ranked running back Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: Sept. 16 Scouting report: Brown plays for the best football program in Georgia and finished his senior season with 1,876 yards and 29 touchdowns after waiting his turn … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Kenyatta Watson II not afraid of competition at defensive back

Kenyatta Watson II, cornerback, Grayson (Ga.) FYI: 6-2/182; 4 stars; No. 15-ranked cornerback Fabulous 55 ranking: N/A Committed: May 1 Scouting report: Watson began his recruiting process in 2017 with an early commitment to Jimbo Fisher and Florida State. He picked up an offer from the Longhorns on Nov. 14 … Read More