Class of 2021

Commitment 101: Texas goes out of state to land three-star wide receiver Jaden Alexis

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class added three-star wide receiver Jaden Alexis on Saturday. The product of Monarch Prep in Pompano Beach (Fla.) is the 17th member of Texas’ class and the second wide receiver, joining Casey Cain. They are two of … Read More

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Texas adds three-star wide receiver Jaden Alexis to 2021 recruiting class

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class added three-star wide receiver Jaden Alexis on Saturday. The product of Monarch Prep in Pompano Beach (Fla.) is the 17th member of Texas’ current recruiting class and the second wide receiver, joining Casey Cain. Alexis is the fifth out-of-state commitment … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas remains in the mix for several uncommitted 2021 Fabulous 55 members

Texas leads all schools with nine commitments from the recently updated 2021 Fabulous 55, a ranking of the state’s top 55 prospects for the upcoming senior class. It was the first update since the initial rankings were released in February. No other team holds … Read More

Commitment 101: Michael Myslinski provides Texas with a center in the 2021 recruiting class

Offensive lineman Michael Myslinski became Texas’ 16th commitment of the 2021 class Thursday morning when the three-star publicly picked the Longhorns over 25 other offers, including Michigan State, Florida State and Iowa. The 6-2, 285-pound Myslinski is a three-star prospect who is the No. Read More

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Longhorns add offensive lineman Michael Myslinski to 2021 recruiting class

Offensive lineman Michael Myslinski became Texas’ 16th commitment of the 2021 class Thursday morning when the three-star publicly picked the Longhorns over 25 other offers, including Michigan State, Florida State and Iowa. The 6-2, 285-pound Myslinski is a three-star prospect who is the No. Read More

The Dotted Line: The updated 2021 Fabulous 55 is dominated by offensive linemen, quarterbacks

High school football practices began Monday for Class 4A schools and below as the state attempts a return to normalcy despite COVID-19 health concerns. The offseason was unique for all parties. The high school prospects in the 2021 class weren’t allowed to take visits or attend camps. College … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five new names are set to appear on our updated 2021 Fabulous 55

The updated version of the 2021 Fabulous 55 will be published Wednesday as the high school football season — hopefully — inches closer to fruition after an uncharted offseason thanks to COVID-19 restrictions. Five new names are set to appear on our list, including … Read More

The Dotted Line: Three prospects vying for the top overall spot on our 2021 Fabulous 55 update

Recruiting rankings should be done in tiers. For 2021, the top tier of prospects in the state consists of three players vying for the state’s top spot. It’s a competition between a pair of offensive linemen already committed to out-of-state powerhouses and an athlete that’s heading to Texas. Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas makes cut for Terrence Cooks, Marcus Burris; trending for 2021 center

Texas made the top six for Terrence Cooks, a three-star outside linebacker from Alvin Shadow Creek. The Longhorns are in a battle against Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Washington, Baylor and Georgia. The 6-2, 210-pound prospect earned second-team all-district honors as a junior, helping Shadow Creek … Read More

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Texas adds three-star tight end Gunnar Helm to 2021 recruiting class

Three-star tight end Gunnar Helm became Texas’ 15th commitment of the 2021 recruiting cycle on Monday afternoon when the Englewood, Colorado native picked the Longhorns over 27 other offers, including Auburn, Georgia, Iowa and Wisconsin. Helm is a 6-5, 225-pounder out of Cherry Creek … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas commit Gunnar Helm provides size, upside at tight end

Three-star tight end Gunnar Helm became Texas’ 15th commitment of the 2021 recruiting cycle on Monday afternoon when the Englewood, Colorado native picked the Longhorns over 27 other offers, including Auburn, Georgia, Iowa and Wisconsin. Helm is a 6-5, 225-pounder out of Cherry Creek … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas hopes to add a handful of 2021 prospects

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class ranks 12th in the nation and first in the Big 12. Head coach Tom Herman hopes the Longhorns can sign another top-10 class and lead the Big 12 for the fourth cycle in a row. Texas holds 14 commitments, including … Read More

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Arizona grad transfer Tony Fields II includes Texas in his final three

Arizona grad transfer linebacker Tony Fields II is down to a final three of West Virginia, Texas and Minnesota. Fields started every game at linebacker for Arizona over the past three seasons after enrolling in 2017 from Desert Pines High School in Las Vegas. The 6-1, 220-pound linebacker … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five 2020 signees prepared to make instant impacts for Texas

Hopes continue to grow for some semblance of a college football season, whether it be a complete 12-game schedule, conference-only slates or a hybrid of the two with the Longhorns allowed to play one out-of-conference game against an SEC opponent, which would be the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas, Oklahoma rise to top of the Big 12 recruiting rankings

The 2021 Big 12 recruiting rankings are beginning to take a familiar shape as Oklahoma begins pushing its way towards the top spot. Texas and Oklahoma dominate the Big 12 recruiting landscape on a yearly basis with the Longhorns taking the crown the last … Read More

The Dotted Line: Football in spring would force top recruits to choose — enroll early or play last prep season

There is no guarantee that high school football will take place in the fall as COVID-19 continues to postpone the opening of schools across the nation. California announced on Monday that school-sanctioned sports are canceled throughout the fall, though high school athletes can compete … Read More

The Dotted Line: Predicting the destinations of the top uncommitted prospects on the Fab 55

Five of the top 20 players on the Fabulous 55 are still uncommitted. There were six until Friday, when five-star offensive tackle Tommy Brockermeyer chose Alabama. Three of the state’s top four players are committed to out-of-state programs. Of the 16 highest-rated players … Read More

Where does Texas turn at offensive line with Tommy, James Brockermeyer off recruiting board?

Texas’ pursuit for the best offensive line prospects in the state took a hit Friday afternoon when Tommy and James Brockermeyer chose Alabama over the Longhorns and dozens of other major programs. Tommy is a five-star offensive tackle ranking second on the … Read More

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Longhorn legacies Tommy and James Brockermeyer pick Alabama over Texas

Texas’ pursuit for the best offensive line prospects in the state took a hit Friday afternoon when Tommy and James Brockermeyer chose Alabama over the Longhorns and dozens of other major programs. Tommy is a five-star offensive tackle ranking second on the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Comparing Texas’ 2021 defensive commitments with Texas A&M, Oklahoma

Texas, Oklahoma and Texas A&M regularly battle for in-state recruiting supremacy, with the Longhorns owning the crown since the 2018 class, Tom Herman’s first full cycle as head coach. Texas is once again in an early lead, holding the 10th-ranked class in … Read More