Class of 2019

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

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REWIND: Review how the start of the Early Signing Period went for the Longhorns! Who’s coming to Texas?

4 p.m.: Updates from Tom Herman’s press conference: Pursuing graduate transfers again this season is a possibility, according to Tom Herman. Said he hasn't really thought about it much. — Wescott Eberts (@SBN_Wescott) December 19, 2018 … Read More

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Four-star offensive lineman Isaiah Hookfin joins the 2019 Texas recruiting class

Texas strengthened the future of the offensive line with a commitment from Isaiah Hookfin of Fort Bend Dulles. The 6-foot-5, 270-pound offensive tackle became a target late in the cycle and the Longhorns were considered leaders once that offer came on Nov. 3. Hookfin is the third offensive lineman to … Read More

Commitment 101: Four-star offensive tackle Isaiah Hookfin provides future upside

Fort Bend Dulles offensive lineman Isaiah Hookfin joined the 2019 recruiting class when he pledged to Tom Herman and the Longhorns on Thursday. The 6-foot-5, 270-pounder plays right tackle at Dulles and held 21 offers. He picked up an offer from Texas after an unofficial visit to … Read More

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Austin Bowie wide receiver Elijah Higgins chooses Stanford over Texas, Florida

Austin Bowie wide receiver Elijah Higgins picked his college destination the day before the early signing period when the four-star picked Stanford over Texas and Florida on Tuesday night. The big-bodied 6-foot-3 wide receiver earned second-team all-district as a senior despite missing half of the season with … Read More

Commitment 101: Wide receiver Kennedy Lewis provides Texas with size, upside

Texas regained momentum at the wide receiver position on Tuesday when three-star wide receiver Kennedy Lewis of Melissa High School picked the Longhorns. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound prospect committed to TCU in June before backing off his pledge in October and is the third wide receiver to pick … Read More

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Three-star wide receiver Kennedy Lewis picks Texas

Winning on the field results in victories off of it in recruiting. Melissa High School wide receiver Kennedy Lewis provided another example on Tuesday when the former TCU commit pledged to the Longhorns over the Horned Frogs and Florida. The 6-foot-3 wide out pledged to the Horned … Read More