Class of 2020

The Dotted Line: Texas eyes five-star running back Zach Evans

Zachary Evans, Galena Park North Shore’s five-star running back, is the undisputed top prospect in the state for the 2020 recruiting class and the top player in the country, per the 247Sports composite ratings. The 6-foot, 213-pound star is the No. 1-ranked … Read More

The Dotted Line: Defensive back targets discuss Texas’ junior day

The Longhorns enjoy the title of DBU. It’s a mythical title, sure, but it is a point of pride built on the foundation of Earl Thomas, Aaron Ross, Michael Huff and others who played in Texas’ defensive backfield in the glory years under Mack Brown. Read More

The Dotted Line: Herb Hand responsible for Texas’ recent success recruiting the offensive line

Texas’ offensive line is in good hands. The unit improved on the field under assistant coach Herb Hand in 2018 and recruits are taking notice. The Longhorns hold commitments from five prospects in the 2020 class, and three of them are offensive linemen. All have … Read More

The Dotted Line: Four-star athlete Mookie Cooper talks Texas commit, versatility

Four-star athlete Mookie Cooper became the fourth member of Texas’ 2020 recruiting class on Saturday when he pledged to the Longhorns at junior day. The St. Louis (Mo.) Trinity Catholic product is the fourth-ranked athlete in the country and a national top-75 player in the … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds another 2020 offensive lineman in Port Neches-Grove’s Jaylen Garth

Texas was forced to play catch-up in the 2019 recruiting class after Texas A&M and Oklahoma seized early momentum in the cycle. Tom Herman and his staff closed magnificently, ending up with the third-ranked class in the country, but the Longhorns certainly would rather play with a lead … Read More

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Texas adds more beef with three-star offensive lineman Jaylen Garth

The Longhorns flirted with recruiting danger in the 2019 class along the offensive line. Texas ended up signing three four-star offensive tackle prospects, but it wasn’t without drama. Tyler Johnson pledged early and remained committed, though Isaiah Hookfin signed on the final day of the … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds athletic prospect in Mookie Cooper

Texas’ 2020 class now stands at four members after gaining the commitment of four-star athlete Mookie Cooper on Saturday afternoon. The 5-foot-9 athlete from Trinity Catholic (Mo.) is a potential play-maker at multiple spots on offense and special teams. He helped lead his team to a state … Read More

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Four-star athlete Mookie Cooper commits to Texas

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class grew to four members Saturday at noon when four-star athlete Mookie Cooper pledged to the Longhorns, joining quarterback Hudson Card and offensive linemen Logan Parr and Jake Majors. Cooper is a 5-foot-9 athlete from Trinity Catholic High School, which produced four-star wide receiver … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ top targets set for action at Under Armour event on Sunday

It’s camp season, a time of the year when shoe companies test elite prospects across the nation in regional camps with combine tests and some 1-on-1 competition between position groups. The first one on the circuit takes place Saturday at Spring Westfield High School and is expected to … Read More

The Dotted Line: Big 2020, 2021 targets are expected in Austin for Texas’ junior day

Texas hosts its first junior day of the 2019 offseason this weekend as the Longhorns plan to host nearly 100 prospects from the 2020 and 2021 cycles. Tom Herman’s program is off to a fast start in the 2020 cycle with three in-state commitments from … Read More

The Dotted Line: The 2020 Fabulous 55 is headlined by five-star running back Zach Evans

The best running back in the country headlines the American-Statesman’s initial 2020 Fabulous 55. Galena Park North Shore’s Zachary Evans helped his program capture the Class 6A Division I state title last year as a junior. He’s the unquestioned prize of … Read More

The Austin American-Statesman’s 2020 Fab 55: Nos. 10-1

The Austin American-Statesman’s 2020 Fabulous 55 ranks the top 55 prospects inside the state of Texas. It’ll be broken down in five parts with the entire list releasing on Feb. 7, the day after national signing day for the 2019 cycle. 10. RJ Mickens, S, Southlake Carroll (6A), … Read More

The Austin American-Statesman’s 2020 Fab 55: Nos. 20-11

The Austin American-Statesman’s 2020 Fabulous 55 ranks the top 55 prospects inside the state of Texas. It’ll be broken down in five parts with the entire list releasing on Feb. 7, the day after national signing day for the 2019 cycle. 20. Branard Wright, DT, Dallas Carter (4A), 6-3/294, Undecided … Read More

The Austin American-Statesman’s 2020 Fab 55: Nos. 30-21

The Austin American-Statesman’s 2020 Fabulous 55 ranks the top 55 prospects inside the state of Texas. It’ll be broken down in five parts with the entire list releasing on Feb. 7, the day after national signing day for the 2019 cycle. 30. Marvin Mims, WR, Frisco Lone Star … Read More

The Austin American-Statesman’s 2020 Fab 55: Nos. 40-31

The Austin American-Statesman’s 2020 Fabulous 55 ranks the top 55 prospects inside the state of Texas. It’ll be broken down in five parts with the entire list releasing on Feb. 7, the day after national signing day for the 2019 cycle. 40. Devon Achane, WR, Fort Bend Marshall … Read More

The Austin American-Statesman’s 2020 Fab 55: Nos. 55-41

The Austin American-Statesman’s 2020 Fabulous 55 ranks the top 55 prospects inside the state of Texas. It’ll be broken down in five parts with the entire list releasing on Feb. 7, the day after national signing day for the 2019 cycle. 55. Loic Fouonji, WR, Midland Lee (6A), … Read More

The Dotted Line: Who will top the initial 2020 Fabulous 55? (We’ll find out Thursday)

It’s time to focus on a new batch of targets. The 2019 class is virtually already old news as of national signing day. Texas currently holds the No. 3-ranked class in the nation and is only awaiting Wednesday’s decision by four-star offensive tackle Javonne Shepherd … Read More

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Four-star cornerback Jaylon Jones pledges to Texas A&M

Texas A&M landed one of the big fish in the 2020 class when Cibolo Steele cornerback Jaylon Jones pledged to the Aggies during a visit in college station. The 6-foot-3 four-star prospect was a priority for numerous programs across the nation, including Texas. He attends … Read More

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Texas running back signee Derrian Brown hospitalized

Buford High School (Ga.) released a statement regarding four-star running back Derrian Brown, who signed with the Longhorns in December. Buford is reporting that Brown underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain on Thursday. The 5-foot-11, 188-pound prospect picked Texas over 29 other offers … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five 2020 prospects that are trending toward Texas

A figurative bow was placed on Texas’ 2019 class when five-star athlete Bru McCoy officially transferred from USC to Texas. It was the last major piece of the cycle outside of keeping four-star offensive tackle Javonne Shepherd committed through national signing day … Read More