Class of 2020

The Dotted Line: Which Big 12 freshmen could make impacts in 2020?

The top-ranked recruits in a class aren’t always the quickest to make impacts. It all depends on rosters and situations. If this football season does take place, here’s a list of a true freshman from every Big 12 school capable of earning significant playing … Read More

The Dotted Line: Black parents, coaches explain how white head coaches can help dialogue

Thousands of black college football players are preparing to return to campuses across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic and social unrest across the country. The Black Lives Matter movement entered most people’s lives through the protests of former NFL … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five 2020 Texas signees poised for immediate playing time in 2020

The promise of football in the fall appears to be solidifying across the south as coaching staffs expect to return to work on a limited basis in June and Texas governor Greg Abbott announcing his intention to allow the return of sports in the near future. That means … Read More

The Dotted Line: With Zach Evans finally signed, a closer look at the top prospect to sign with each Big 12 squad in 2020

The 2020 recruiting cycle officially closed for the top targets in the class on Monday morning when news broke that five-star running back Zachary Evans enrolled at TCU. The Galena Park North Shore product was the last member of the … Read More

Commitment 101: Jahdae Barron was an unexpected gift for the Texas Longhorns

Turns out Texas wasn’t done adding to its 2020 recruiting class despite national signing day being nearly three months in the rear-view mirror. The Longhorns signed 19 players and a class that wound up ranking ninth in the nation and first in the Big 12. That … Read More

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Texas adds Pflugerville Connally cornerback to 2020 recruiting class

Turns out Texas wasn’t done adding to its 2020 recruiting class despite national signing day being nearly three months in the rear-view mirror. The Longhorns signed 19 players and a class that wound up ranking ninth in the nation and first in the Big 12.  … Read More

The Dotted Line: COVID-19 pandemic hits close to home for Texas enrollee Troy Omeire

Texas planned on having eight freshmen early enrollees on the spring football roster. Those plans have been shot, however, as the COVID-19 pandemic shut down campuses across the country and forced programs to cancel spring practices. Players returned home, including … Read More

The Dotted Line: Grading Texas’ 2020 defensive signing class

Texas signed 19 prospects in its 2020 recruiting class after adding a pair of letters of intent on national signing day, following 17 signings in the early period. Defensive lineman Alfred Collins was the only addition on signing day to the defensive class. Texas’ class ended … Read More

The Dotted Line: Grading Texas’ 2020 offensive signing class

Texas signed 19 prospects in its 2020 recruiting class after adding a pair of letters of intent on national signing day, following 17 signings in the early period. Four-star wide receiver Kelvontay Dixon was the lone signing day addition to the offensive class. Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Alfred Collins provides Texas’ defensive line with five-star potential

Alfred Collins, defensive line, Bastrop Cedar Creek  FYI: 6-5/284; 4 stars; No. 2-ranked strong side defensive end  Fabulous 55 ranking: 20 Committed: Feb. 5 What he brings to Texas’ table: Collins was the top target remaining on Texas’ board following the early … Read More

Manor defensive end discusses decision to pick Florida over Texas, Baylor

MANOR — In front of a throng of family and friends, as well as ESPN cameras, Manor defensive end Princely Umanmielen said goodbye to the state of Texas when he signed with Florida on Wednesday afternoon. The four-star was once committed to Texas and … Read More

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Manor defensive end Princely Umanmielen picks Florida over Texas

The hiring of Chris Ash and a move to a four-man front wasn’t enough for Texas to earn back the commitment of Manor defensive end Princely Umanmielen. The four-star pledged to Texas back in the summer before backing off in October over concerns about the defensive … Read More

Meet the Longhorns: Slot receiver Kelvontay Dixon known for production

Kelvontay Dixon, wide receiver, Carthage  FYI: 6-0/180; 4 stars; No. 15-ranked athlete  Fabulous 55 ranking: 52 Committed: Feb. 4 What he brings to Texas’ table: The athlete from Carthage is the younger brother of Texas running back Keaontay Ingram. Dixon is expected … Read More

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Duncanville cornerback Ennis Rakestraw chooses Missouri over Texas, Alabama

Texas lost a late recruiting race for cornerback Ennis Rakestraw when he picked Missouri over the Longhorns and Alabama early Wednesday morning. The three-star from Duncanville became a hot commodity on the recruiting circuit following the early signing period. He picked up offers from Georgia, Alabama … Read More

Commitment 101: Four-star Kelvontay Dixon is a weapon in the slot

Texas’ football program received a much needed boost Tuesday when four-star wide receiver Kelvontay Dixon pledged to the Longhorns. The athlete from Carthage is the younger brother of Texas running back Keaontay Ingram. Dixon is expected to play slot receiver for the Longhorns. The … Read More

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Texas adds commitment from Kelvontay Dixon, brother of Keaontay Ingram

Texas’ football program received a much needed boost Tuesday night when four-star wide receiver Kelvontay Dixon pledged to the Longhorns. The athlete from Carthage is the younger brother of Texas running back Keaontay Ingram. Dixon is expected to play slot receiver for the Longhorns. Read More

The Dotted Line: What should Texas fans expect on national signing day?

The 2020 recruiting cycle will come to a close on Wednesday when the remaining unsigned prospects sign national letters of intent. The early signing period that’s now held in December has neutered national signing day in February, which is now less of an event than it was when … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas, Oklahoma remain atop Big 12 recruiting rankings

New song, same dance. That’s how recruiting feels in the Big 12, and the 2020 class hasn’t change that perception. The two kings of the conference, at least on the recruiting trail, are Oklahoma and Texas. There is no third challenger. Texas and Oklahoma are the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Six members of the Fabulous 55 remain uncommitted

Six members of the Fabulous 55 remain uncommitted entering the final weekend before national signing day next Wednesday. Three of those players are priority targets for Texas. As is Galena Park North Shore running back Zachary Evans, the top-rated player in the state: … Read More

The Dotted Line: Three questions facing Texas heading into national signing day next week

Only this final weekend separates unsigned prospects in the 2020 recruiting class from national signing day next Wednesday. Texas signed 17 prospects during the early signing period in December; eight of those enrolled early and are already on campus. Read More