Class of 2020

The Dotted Line: Texas defensive targets Princely Umanmielen, Xavion Alford discuss recruiting

FRISCO — Two Austin-area talents were invited to The Opening Finals in Frisco this past week. One was Lake Travis four-star quarterback Hudson Card, who impressed throughout the entire week and battled fellow in-state quarterback Haynes King for the top spot during the Elite 11 … Read More

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Texas target Bryson Washington chooses Oklahoma

Texas fell short in its pursuit of four-star safety prospect Bryson Washington on Thursday when the C.E. King product picked Oklahoma over the Longhorns. The 6-2, 196-pound prospect is ranked No. 30 on the 2020 Fabulous 55. He’s the 15th-best safety in the nation, … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas defensive back targets Jahari Rogers, Lathan Ransom discuss top schools, timeline

FRISCO — Arlington High School’s Jahari Rogers is among the nation’s best pure athletes in the 2020 class. That’s how a quarterback gets invited to The Opening Finals without much experience at the cornerback position, which is where he’ll play in college. Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas receiver targets Johnny Wilson, Mookie Cooper discuss latest at The Opening

FRISCO — Texas doesn’t hold a commitment yet from a wide receiver in the 2020 class. The Longhorns missed on in-state targets Demond Demas and Troy Omeire. A similar situation last cycle forced them to cast a wider net, eventually signing Marcus … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas defensive targets Vernon Broughton, Chris Thompson discuss commitment timeline

FRISCO — Decisions loom for a pair of high-priority Texas defensive targets in the 2020 class. Four-star defensive tackle Vernon Broughton and four-star safety Chris Thompson Jr. have wrapped up their official visits and said at The Opening Finals in Frisco … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commit Hudson Card is ready for all challenges, challengers

FRISCO — The goal for Lake Travis quarterback Hudson Card is to etch his name next to the recent lineage of great quarterbacks from Austin. The Texas commit is in Frisco for five days competing in the Elite 11 and The Opening events. The 6-2, … Read More

Kitan Crawford discusses commitment; recruiting notes from the Texas 7on7 state tournament

COLLEGE STATION — High school programs from every section of the state converged in College Station starting Thursday for the 2019 Texas 7on7 Championship. The group included John Tyler High School and Texas’ latest commitment, Kitan Crawford. The four-star cornerback pledged to the Longhorns on … Read More

The Dotted Line: A trio of out-of-state Texas targets headline The Opening Finals roster

The state of Texas is sending a combined 21 prospects to the Elite 11 and The Opening Finals, which begins Saturday and concludes on Wednesday at The Star in Frisco. The Longhorns are represented by three commitments in quarterback Hudson Card and offensive linemen … Read More

The Dotted Line: State of Texas well represented at The Opening Finals

The Elite 11 and The Opening Finals gets started Saturday and concludes on Sunday. Three Texas commits are expected to attend. The state is sending 21 prospects to the event, including one 2021 prospect in offensive tackle Donovan Jackson of Houston Bellaire Episcopal. The Elite 11 highlights … Read More

The Dotted Line: Local defensive end targets Alfred Collins, Princely Umanmielen talk Texas

Texas’ two main targets at defensive end each live within 30 miles of campus. Bastrop Cedar Creek’s Alfred Collins and Manor’s Princely Umanmielen were among a few dozen top recruits to converge on Texas’ campus for a pool party known as the … Read More

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Four-star quarterback Malik Hornsby de-commits from Mack Brown, North Carolina

Anyone familiar with Mack Brown and college football knows the former Texas head coach can recruit. He’s living up to his reputation in his first full cycle as the head coach at North Carolina. His 2020 recruiting class took a blow Tuesday afternoon when … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ja’Quinden Jackson, Rashaad Samples light DFW recruiting fire for Texas

Expect a stampede of Dallas talent to sign with Texas over the next few recruiting cycles because of a powerful duo. One is a commitment, the other an assistant coach. The string bonding the two is Duncanville head football coach Reginald Samples, a long-time coaching … Read More

The Dotted Line: Wide receivers Quay Davis, Quentin Johnston talk Texas’ Heat Wave

Texas’ lone 2021 commitment was among the dozens of high-level prospects in Austin for the Heat Wave event hosted by the Longhorns. The annual summer event is a way to get the top targets from around the country in one place, and in a laid-back setting punctuated by … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds speed, upside in four-star cornerback Kitan Crawford

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class grew to seven members Friday night when four-star cornerback Kitan Crawford of John Tyler High School pledged to the Longhorns during a visit to Austin. It might not be the only commitment Texas adds by the end of … Read More

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John Tyler cornerback Kitan Crawford pledges to Longhorns

John Tyler cornerback Kitan Crawford became Texas’ first defensive commitment of the 2020 class Friday night when the four-star pledged to the Longhorns on a visit to Austin. The 5-11, 200-pound cornerback is Texas’ seventh commitment of the 2020 cycle. Crawford is ranked No. Read More

The Dotted Line: Trio of Arizona prospects among legitimate out-of-state targets for Texas

Texas ventured outside of the state without hesitation in the 2019 recruiting class, signing 10 prospects from outside of the borders. While head coach Tom Herman wants to build a national brand with players from across the country, he also knows that prospects from the … Read More

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Five-star running back Zachary Evans in Austin for visit

A source close to Galena Park North Shore running back Zachary Evans confirmed reports that the No. 1 player on the 2020 Fabulous 55 is in Austin to visit campus and the coaches. Texas is hosting its annual pool party for players and recruits this … Read More

The Dotted Line: New offers go out to young prospects after Texas camp

Summer camps often result in new offers. That held true for Texas over the weekend as the Longhorns extended new offers to a handful of prospects. A four-star cornerback in the 2020 class who picked up an offer from Texas in June also named Texas among his finalists. Read More

Handful of top targets in 2020 class ready to visit Texas

Each weekend in the summer carries weight for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail. Texas’ 2020 class is taking longer to form than rivals like Oklahoma and Texas A&M. That should change with numerous targets expected to pick schools before the start of the 2019 football season. A … Read More

The Dotted Line: Who are the top defensive targets for Texas in the 2020 recruiting class?

Texas’ 2020 class sits at six commitments. Each of those pledges project to the offensive side of the ball. That means that Tom Herman, defensive coordinator Todd Orlando, and the rest of the staff must start landing the top prospects on the board or risk … Read More