Class of 2020

The Dotted Line: Examining Texas’ options in the secondary for the 2020 recruiting class

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class now ranks 16th in the nation and consists of 12 commitments. It’s a dead period until the end of August, meaning no visits to campus and no late-night phone calls for college coaches. It’s a time for the 2019 season to … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with 2020 defensive end Van Fillinger

Corner Canyon (Utah) defensive end Van Fillinger is one of just two out-of-state commitments for the Longhorns. The other is five-star running back Bijan Robinson. Texas signed 10 such prospects in 2019. Fillinger, the third-ranked player from Utah in the 2020 class, is a 6-3, 250-pound three-star … Read More

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Four-star safety Chris Thompson Jr. chooses Auburn over Texas

The first bad news in over a month for Texas on the recruiting trail came Sunday afternoon when four-star safety Chris Thompson Jr. picked Auburn over the Longhorns. Texas spent over two years recruiting Thompson, who is a Duncanville teammate of Texas quarterback commit … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas lands big fish at running back with Bijan Robinson

Texas went out of state for a five-star running back when Bijan Robinson of Salpointe Catholic High School (Ariz.) pledged to the Longhorns on Friday afternoon. He’s the 12th commitment for Texas in the 2020 class, and the first running back. The 6-0, 200-pound prospect … Read More

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Five-star running back Bijan Robinson picks Texas

Texas went into the 2020 recruiting cycle needing to land an elite running back after whiffing at the position in 2019, though Jordan Whittington, who moved to running back in the spring after signing in the 2019 class, eased that loss. The 2020 cycle … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five 2020 prospects trending toward Texas

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class is expected to grow by the end of the weekend with top priorities expected to announce over the next few days. The current class ranks 20th in the nation and consists of 11 prospects. It’s not a class full of prospects, but the ones … Read More

The Dotted Line: Top 2020 targets Alfred Collins, Quentin Johnston discuss Texas camp

Texas hosted an invite-only camp Friday night attended by some of Longhorns’ top recruiting priorities of the 2020, 2021 and 2022 cycles. July proved successful for Tom Herman’s program, as it added high-profile names to the 2020 and 2021 classes. Texas holds 11 commitments for … Read More

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Texas target Chad Lindberg picks Georgia

Texas’ recent recruiting success was dampened Sunday night when four-star offensive tackle Chad Lindberg chose Georgia over the Longhorns and a host of offers from elite programs. The 6-6.5, 327-pound prospect from Clear Creek High School is the 14th-ranked offensive tackle in the class and No. 4 … Read More

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Texas adds 2020 offensive tackle Andrej Karic to 2020 class

Texas is starting to recruit like a team coming off consecutive top-three recruiting classes and a win over Georgia in the Sugar Bowl. It took longer than desired for the Longhorns to build momentum on the recruiting trail. Tom Herman’s program continued a successful week by notching the pledge of … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds more potential at defensive end with Van Fillinger

Texas’ 10th commitment of the 2020 cycle is out-of-state defensive end Van Fillinger. The 6-3, 250-pound product of Utah is the first non-Texan to pledge to the Longhorns in the 2020 cycle. He’s the second defensive linemen, joining four-star defensive tackle Vernon Broughton, who pledged … Read More

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Texas adds three-star out-of-state defensive end Van Fillinger

Texas’ strong recruiting week along the defensive line continued with the commitment of three-star defensive end Van Fillinger. The 6-3, 250-pound prospect out of Corner Canyon (Utah) held 18 offers and picked the Longhorns over programs like Oregon, Michigan, and Ohio State. He’s the second commitment along the defensive line … Read More

The Dotted Line: Three questions facing Texas on the recruiting trail

The 2020 recruiting cycle is proving tricky for Texas despite its 10-win season in 2018 and consecutive No. 3 classes. The problem isn’t talent. Texas’ average recruit ranking is still among the nation’s elite. It’s quantity that is lacking for the program, … Read More

Commitment 101: Four-star defensive tackle Vernon Broughton provides Texas with size, upside

Texas landed its biggest defensive target, literally and physically, on Wednesday when four-star Cy Ridge defensive tackle Vernon Broughton picked the Longhorns over Texas A&M, Arkansas, and Ohio State. The 6-5, 286-pound prospect is ranked eighth on the 2020 Fabulous 55. He held 25 offers … Read More

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Longhorns land four-star defensive tackle Vernon Broughton

Texas’ coaching staff scored a recruiting victory over Texas A&M on Wednesday by landing the commitment of four-star defensive tackle Vernon Broughton. The Cypress Ridge product also took official visits to Ohio State and Arkansas. The Longhorns won out for the 6-5, 286-pound prospect who … Read More

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Texas A&M lands four-star quarterback Haynes King

Texas landed its 2020 quarterback early in the cycle when Lake Travis four-star Hudson Card pledged to the Longhorns before his junior season. Texas A&M got its man a year later with the commitment of Longview four-star Haynes King. Both were among the top quarterback performers at … Read More

The Dotted Line: Predicting the destinations of Texas’ top targets

As of Tuesday morning, Texas’ recruiting class remains at eight members after the commitment of four-star Arlington cornerback Jahari Rogers to Florida and the postponement of four-star defensive tackle Vernon Broughton’s decision, which could still come this week. Texas is in a battle with … Read More

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Fab 55 member, Texas target Jahari Rogers picks Florida

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class remains at eight members as of Monday afternoon following the commitment of four-star cornerback Jahari Rogers to Florida. The Arlington High School product took an official visit to Texas at the end of June. He was a long-time target for Texas at cornerback. Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas offensive line commits Logan Parr, Jake Majors create bond

FRISCO — Texas’ first three pledges of the 2020 recruiting cycle represented their high schools and the Longhorns at The Opening in Frisco early this month. Lake Travis quarterback Hudson Card started off the class with a commitment last summer.  San Antonio O’Connor … Read More

Commitment 101: Prince Dorbah provides Texas with a future pass rushing threat

Texas, needing a jolt on the recruiting trail, received just that on Tuesday when Highland Park four-star Prince Dorbah pledged to the Longhorns. The 6-2, 208-pound edge rusher plays defensive end at Highland Park. He’s expected to move to B-backer at Texas, tasked with attacking the passer … Read More

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Texas adds pass rusher Prince Dorbah to the 2020 recruiting class

Texas needed a jolt on the recruiting trail and it received just that on Tuesday when Highland Park four-star Prince Dorbah pledged to the Longhorns. The 6-2.5, 208-pound edge rusher plays defensive end at Highland Park. He’s expected to move to B-Backer as a Longhorn, tasked with … Read More