Class of 2020

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Three-star Ty Jordan running back pledges to Texas over USC, Tennessee

The Longhorns added an all-purpose back to the 2020 recruiting class on Sunday night when three-star West Mesquite product Ty Jordan became Texas’ 19th commitment of the cycle. Tom Herman’s program is inching towards another top-5 class after a slow start. The … Read More

The Dotted Line: Six in-person scouting reports on Texas commits from 2019 season

Texas’ 2020 class consists of 18 members and ranks sixth in the nation. The 2021 class already has eight members. The recruiting machine at Texas is cooking following consecutive top-three classes in Tom Herman’s first two full cycles. The high school season is a few weeks in, and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Week 3 guide to watching Texas commitments

Port Neches-Groves offensive tackle Jaylen Garth is the only Texas commit not in action in Week 3 as he continues to recover from a knee injury. The other 17 are playing across the state as district play begins for some in the larger districts. Here is a guide … Read More

The Dotted Line: Who is left for Texas in the 2020 recruiting class?

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class hasn’t grown since cornerback Joshua Eaton pledged on Aug. 23. Texas was afforded consecutive home games to start the season, giving Tom Herman and his staff chances to host their remaining priorities. Meanwhile, the 2021 group grew to eight pledges on Saturday … Read More

The Dotted Line: Recruits enjoy Texas experience despite LSU loss

The eyes of the nation were on Austin Saturday night when the Longhorns battled LSU in a high-scoring 45-38 loss. ESPN’s “College GameDay” was in town. Austin’s own mascot, Matthew McConaughey, nearly took off Lee Corso’s literal head while removing his figurative one, and the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commits Hudson Card, Jaden Hullaby face off

Two future Longhorns faced off Friday night in Lake Travis when quarterback Hudson Card and his Lake Travis teammates outlasted Jaden Hulluaby and Mansfield Timberview, 48-26. Card, a four-star dual-threat quarterback, threw for four touchdowns and scored on a … Read More

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Texas commit Bijan Robinson rushes for 498 yards, 6 touchdowns in win

The best running back at the contest between LSU and Texas might be a senior in high school. Five-star Salpointe Catholic (Ariz.) running back Bijan Robinson is the top-rated commitment in Texas’ 2020 recruiting class and he proved why on Friday night in a win over Cactus … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ten important recruits visiting Texas for the LSU game

The LSU game on Saturday night offers Texas the chance to make a statement on the football field and on the recruiting trail. Texas A&M and Oklahoma are first mentioned when discussing Texas’ recruiting rivals, but LSU is as much a threat … Read More

The Dotted Line: Week 2 guide to watching Texas commits in action

The football season began in earnest last week with Texas high school football beginning and college football in its first week. Every Texas commit in the 2020 and 2021 classes are in action at some point this weekend, starting Thursday night. Here is a guide … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with cornerback Joshua Eaton

Joshua Eaton joined Texas’ 2020 recruiting class in August. He was the third cornerback pledge of the cycle for Tom Herman and the Texas staff. Eaton is a 6-2, 175-pound four-star recruit from Aldine MacArthur who held 31 offers and was a first-team all-district selection as a … Read More

The Dotted Line: Vernon Broughton excels in season opener; Alfred Collins talks Texas visit

CYPRESS — Houston Cypress Ridge defensive lineman Vernon Broughton thought his future was in basketball until his sophomore year of high school, when college scouts began asking questions about the big kid with athleticism. Two years later, he began his senior season with a 31-14 … Read More

The Dotted Line: Week 1 guide to watch Texas commits in action

The football season begins in earnest this week with Texas high school football beginning and college football in its first official week. Every Texas commit in the 2020 and 2021 classes are in action at some point this weekend, starting Thursday night. Read More

The Dotted Line: Kelee Ringo still considering Texas; Jonah Miller discusses Longhorns

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Saguaro High is the six-time defending Class 4A state champions in Arizona, knocking off Texas wide receiver Jake Smith and Notre Dame Prep the past two seasons. The road to number seven started last Friday night at home in a one-sided contest … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five-star running back Bijan Robinson followed his heart to Texas

TUCSON, Ariz. — Bijan Robinson is many things. The five-star running back from Salpointe Catholic is a great football player. And a leader on campus. And a devout Christian. He’s also a germaphobe. And that fear of germs in part helped the Longhorns land … Read More

Commitment 101: Cornerback Joshua Eaton wastes no time pledging to the Longhorns

Texas added to its stable of defensive recruits in the 2020 class when four-star cornerback Joshua Eaton of Aldine MacArthur pledged to the Longhorns Friday. Eaton, a 6-2, 175-pound prospect, is the 28th-ranked cornerback in the country on 247Sports’ composite ratings, and … Read More

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Texas snags four-star cornerback Joshua Eaton

Texas added its fifth member to the defensive back class in the 2020 cycle on Friday when four-star cornerback Joshua Eaton pledged to Texas over 30 other offers. The 6-2, 175-pound prospect from Aldine MacArthur is the 20th-ranked cornerback in the country. He joins fellow cornerback commits … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with Manor defensive end Princely Umanmielen

Texas scored a big recruiting victory over Texas A&M, literally and figuratively, when Manor four-star defensive end Princely Umanmielen picked the Longhorns on Aug. 12. It was another in a long line of recruiting victories for Tom Herman’s program over the past two months. The 2020 class … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ 2020 wishlist shortens with recent recruiting successes

Texas’ 2020 class sits at 17 commitments and ranks sixth in the nation. Tom Herman is putting together another elite group of prospects in his fourth UT class. The spots left in the cycle are limited with the Longhorns expected to take a larger class … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting Texas’ eight defensive commitments in the 2020 recruiting class

The first wave of Texas commitments for the 2020 class were offensive prospects, including quarterback Hudson Card and a trio of offensive linemen led by Jaylen Garth. The class has evened out over time with the Longhorns looting the state’s top defensive … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting Texas’ nine offensive commitments in the 2020 recruiting class

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class consists of 17 prospects and ranks sixth in the nation. It’s the top-ranked class in the Big 12. That wasn’t true in July as the Longhorns struggled to gain commitments while rivals like Oklahoma and Texas A&M sprinted … Read More