Class of 2020

The Dotted Line: Local defensive linemen Alfred Collins, Princely Umanmielen visit Texas

Local defensive linemen Alfred Collins and Princely Umanmielen are among the seven uncommitted prospects left on the updated  Fabulous 55. The duo was on campus Saturday, surrounded by dozens of top targets in the 2021 and 2022 cycles. The … Read More

The Dotted Line: Part 2 of our fifth annual 20 for 20 signing day primer for Texas

This is the second half of the American-Statesman’s fifth annual 20 for 20 project, a Longhorns recruiting primer almost 20 days out of national signing day, which this year falls on Feb. 5. What you need to know. We published … Read More

The Dotted Line: Part 1 of our fifth annual 20 for 20 signing day primer for Texas

This is the American-Statesman’s fifth annual 20 for 20 project, a Longhorns recruiting primer almost 20 days out of national signing day, which this year falls on Feb. 5. What you need to know. Part 2 will publish on Wednesday: 1. Will Texas sign a top … Read More

The Dotted Line: The latest on the seven remaining uncommitted Fabulous 55 prospects

The impact of the early signing period in December is illustrated by the lack of uncommitted prospects remaining on the 2020 Fabulous 55. Only seven prospects remain without a school as national signing day inches is three weeks away. Most prospects elect to sign … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas signee Prince Dorbah transformed on, off field following adoption

HIGHLAND PARK — Prince Dorbah exudes positivity for his future at Texas because the four-star defender has lived through a torrid past. The Texas signee was torn from his home in Cote d’Ivoire, an African nation divided by civil war, when … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ 2020 recruiting wish list with a month left until national signing day

Texas signed 17 players in the 2020 class during the early signing period in December. The class ranks 10th in the nation and second in the Big 12 with a month remaining before national signing day in February. The Longhorns hope to add a few more pieces before … Read More

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The West, including four Texas signees, beat The East in All-American Bowl

SAN ANTONIO — Four future Longhorns earned a victory in their final prep game when the West beat the East, 33-20, at the All-American Bowl in San Antonio on Saturday afternoon. Bijan Robinson, Prince Dorbah and Andrej Karic played for the West squad, while … Read More

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Texas signee Hudson Card throws touchdown pass in all-star performance

Texas signee Hudson Card threw a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Team Pressure’s victory over Team Savage in the 2020 Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando on Thursday night. Card earned the start for Team Pressure and completed his first four passes. His … Read More

The Dotted Line: Vernon Broughton, Kitan Crawford discuss potential scheme changes for Texas’ defense

ORLANDO — Change is coming to Texas’ defensive scheme if the recent signees are right. Four-star defensive end Vernon Broughton and four-star cornerback Kitan Crawford are among five UT signees in Orlando for the Under Armour All-America Game, which takes … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas signees Hudson Card, Jake Majors enjoying All-American experience

ORLANDO — Jake Majors snapped the ball to Hudson Card on Monday at the Under Armour All-America Game practice. It could very well have been a future moment for the Texas offense. They were among … Read More

The Dotted Line: Nine future Longhorns set to play in pair of All-Star games

Nine future Longhorns were selected to play in high school All-American games. Five will play at the Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando, and four more are set to participate in the All-American Bowl in San Antonio. The Longhorns hold … Read More

Grading Texas’ 2020 defensive class after the early period

Texas signed seven defensive prospects during the early signing period. Six signed on Wednesday, while the Longhorns added Frisco Lone Star three-star outside linebacker Jaylan Ford on Thursday when he flipped from Utah. It was a slower cycle on defense with the struggles during … Read More

The Dotted Line: Grading Texas’ 2020 offensive class after the early period

Ten of Texas’ 17 signees in the early signing period of the 2020 recruiting class play offense. The Longhorns landed a player for each role, with eight of the 10 ranking as four stars or higher. Five-star Bijan Robinson headlines … Read More

Commitment 101: Jaylan Ford provides Texas’ 2020 recruiting class with a true linebacker

Recruiting rarely sleeps. Texas swept up Wednesday when each of the 16 pledges signed national letters of intent, including five-star running back Bijan Robinson. The 2020 class ended the day ranked 11th in the nation and second in the Big 12. The three-day early signing period … Read More

The Dotted Line: What should Texas fans expect moving forward for the 2020 recruiting class?

Texas inked 16 future Longhorns on Wednesday. The 2020 recruiting class signed national letters of intent throughout the country on the first day of the early period. Texas’ group currently ranks 11th in the nation and second in the Big 12. It’s headlined by … Read More

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Texas snags Frisco Lone Star outside linebacker Jaylan Ford

Recruiting rarely sleeps. Texas swept up Wednesday when each of the 16 pledges signed national letters of intent, including five-star running back Bijan Robinson. The 2020 class ended the day ranked 11th in the nation and second in the Big 12. The three-day early signing period lasts until Friday and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Four future Longhorns are one win away from state title rings

Four future Longhorns are one win away from claiming a state championship, though the two 2020 commitments still alive are dealing with injuries. All 10 11-man championships will be held from Wednesday through Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Duncanville … Read More

The Dotted Line: A guide to Texas’ expectations during the early signing period

A new crop of Longhorns will sign early Wednesday morning. Texas holds 16 commitments entering the early signing period, and each of them indicated that signing early is more likely than waiting until February. Eight of the 16 pledges are expected to enroll early, … Read More

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TCU flips four-star wide receiver Quentin Johnston from the Longhorns

Texas suffered a blow on the recruiting trail Monday night when four-star wide receiver Quentin Johnston flipped to TCU two days before the early signing period. This followed news earlier in the night that USC will retain offensive coordinator Graham Harrell. The … Read More

The Dotted Line: Examining the Big 12 recruiting classes as early signing period approaches

Football prospects across the country can begin signing national letters of intent on Wednesday during a three-day window of early signing. The rest of the 2020 prospects will wait until national signing day in early February. Expect most of the committed prospects across the country to … Read More