Class of 2020

The Dotted Line: Texas, A&M, OU or Baylor? Spring game schedules challenge top prospects

A spring game presents a program with the opportunity to recruit as much as it does a chance to improve as a team. The practices leading up to the Saturday’s Orange-White game is when the Longhorns have laid the groundwork for the 2019 … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with Texas commit Jaden Hullaby

Texas added a versatile athlete in three-star running back Jaden Hullaby of Bishop Dunne High School in Dallas. The 6-2, 205-pound playmaker held 25 offers after rushing for 1,181 yards and 11 touchdowns. He added 392 yards and five touchdowns on 33 receptions. That ability to rush … Read More

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Texas adds offensive versatility in three-star athlete Jaden Hullaby

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class is up to five members with the Saturday afternoon addition of three-star running back Jaden Hullaby of Bishop Dunne. The 6-2, 205-pound prospect was offered March … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds an offensive weapon in Bishop Dunne three-star Jaden Hullaby

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class is up to five members with the Saturday afternoon addition of three-star running back Jaden Hullaby of Bishop Dunne. The 6-2, 205-pound prospect was offered March 11 and picked the Longhorns over 24 other offers. He moved from Mansfield Timberview before his junior season. Read More

The Dotted Line: Three questions facing Texas recruiting heading into April

Tom Herman hopes to sign his third consecutive top-three national class in 2020 and is off to a fast start with commitments from four-star quarterback Hudson Card and a trio of talented offensive linemen. Expect more recruiting action to pick up once … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five 2020 defensive targets that are trending toward Texas

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class is off to a fast start with four commitments before April. All four play offense, however, and it’s likely that the Longhorns will begin to push to build their defensive foundation in the current cycle. A handful of players are starting to emerge from the pack … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five 2020 offensive targets that are trending toward Texas

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class consists of four members, all of which play offense. Three of the four play offensive line. The state is rife with offensive talent and the Longhorns are in great position with a handful of top targets, including the best running back in the state and two … Read More

The Dotted Line: Troy Omeire, Xavion Alford remain top targets for Texas in 2020 class

Texas signed arguably the country’s best wide receivers class in the 2019 cycle with prospects like five-star Bru McCoy and Gatorade national player of the year Jake Smith. It was a four-man group — five if Jordan Whittington moves back outside during … Read More

The Dotted Line: Chad Lindberg, Donovan Jackson are must-get in-state talents for Texas

The biggest domino, literally, in the state for the 2020 cycle is offensive tackle Chad Lindberg. The four-star prospect from Houston Clear Creek is the top-rated offensive lineman in the state and the No. 7-ranked player on the Fabulous 55. He’s the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Pair of four-star defensive linemen talk Texas interest, camp circuit

Texas has yet to gain a commitment from a defensive prospect in the 2020 class despite a fast start for Tom Herman, offensive coordinator Tim Beck and offensive line coach Herb Hand. The Longhorns sit at four commitments with spring ball taking precedence over recruiting, … Read More

The Dotted Line: Teammates, Texas targets Zachary Evans, Damieon George say they’re a ‘package deal’

Five-star running back Zachary Evans prides himself on research. He knows he is the most coveted running back in the 2020 class and holds a list of items important to the Galena Park North Shore star when it comes to recruiting. One is a strong … Read More

The Dotted Line: Who’s the best offensive lineman in Texas for the 2021 class?

Texas has already identified its five targets along the offensive line in the 2020 class. Linemen Jaylen Garth, Logan Parr and Jake Majors are already committed, and the Longhorns are closing in on four-star tackles Chad Lindberg and Damien George. Landing all … Read More

The Dotted Line: An early look at the Big 12’s other 2020 recruiting classes

Texas’ recruiting class sits at four members after the loss of four-star athlete Mookie Cooper. The 2020 recruiting class ranks second in the Big 12, trailing only Oklahoma, which holds two more pledges than Texas. It’ll be another race to the top of the rankings … Read More

The Dotted Line: Trio of five-star defenders among out-of-state targets for Texas

Texas signed 12 prospects from outside of the Lone Star State in 2019. Add the late addition of JUCO offensive lineman Willie Tyler and grad transfer offensive lineman Parker Braun and the Longhorns are adding 14 new faces from outside of Texas … Read More

The Dotted Line: Options for Texas to replace four-star athlete Mookie Cooper

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class consists of four members now that four-star athlete Mookie Cooper de-committed and is expected to wind up at Illinois. Cooper fit a role in the cycle for the Longhorns that is now open. He was a hybrid running back-wide receiver who … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas wants them, but Ja’Quinden Jackson, Brennon Scott in no hurry to pick a college

Duncanville’s Ja’Quinden Jackson keeps his recruitment close to his shoulder pads. The four-star dual-threat quarterback doesn’t talk much. He’s a football player. Plain and simple. Jackson — the No. 2-ranked player on the 2020 Fabulous 55 and one of the top-ranked … Read More

The Dotted Line: National recruiting expert Barton Simmons discusses Texas’ momentum

It’s hard to deny tangible progress. Texas football coach Tom Herman took over a program reeling after losing to Kansas and missing out on a bowl game in 2016. He’s since signed consecutive top-three recruiting classes and is fresh off a Sugar Bowl victory over … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting reports on Texas targets, commits from The Opening regional

The Dallas-Fort Worth area played host to two elite camps on consecutive weekends. The first took place Feb. 24 when Under Armour hosted a regional at Arlington Martin. The Opening came through Frisco for the first of two in-state regional camps in March. Many of … Read More

The Dotted Line: Trio of DFW-based defensive backs give Texas high marks

It was an impressive weekend for defensive back Jalen Kimber. The four-star cornerback from Mansfield Legacy visited Texas on Saturday, won the fastest man competition at The Opening regional on Sunday and picked up an offer from Oklahoma later that day. The highlight came when … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas pledge, Lake Travis star Hudson Card earns Elite 11 invitation

FRISCO — Hudson Card always was going to be a Longhorn. The four-star quarterback from Lake Travis committed to Texas last May and is one of five members of UT’s 2020 recruiting class. The 6-2 dual-threat quarterback earned an invitation to the Elite 11 event … Read More