Class of 2021

The Dotted Line: Texas targets Brandon Campbell, Jordon Thomas ready for junior seasons

HOUSTON — A host of elite prospects from the Houston-area converged last Saturday night for the final Fast 7v7 tune-up before the start of actual football practices. The stars in attendance weren’t just incoming seniors. The 2021 class is headlining recruiting news with 2020 classes filling. Forty … Read More

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Four-star 2021 outside linebacker Derrick Harris Jr. pledges to Longhorns

Texas’ continued recruiting assault in the 2021 cycle continued Saturday when four-star outside linebacker Derrick Harris Jr. pledged to the Longhorns. The 6-2.5, 215-product of New Caney High School was the District 9-5A Division I Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore after recording 83 … Read More

Commitment 101: Derrick Harris Jr. is a disruptive outside linebacker

Texas’ continued recruiting assault in the 2021 cycle continued Saturday when four-star outside linebacker Derrick Harris Jr. pledged to the Longhorns. The 6-2.5, 215-product of New Caney High School was the District 9-5A Division I Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore after recording 83 … Read More

Commitment 101: Denton Ryan athlete Billy Bowman can play offense or defense

The litter of future Longhorns grew Wednesday when four-star athlete Billy Bowman picked Texas over 25 other offers. The 2021 prospect from Denton Ryan plays wide receiver and defensive back for the Class 5A program. Bowman is 5-10, 175-pounds and expects to start his college career on … Read More

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Longhorns snag two-way threat in 2021 athlete Billy Bowman

The litter of future Longhorns grew Wednesday when four-star athlete Billy Bowman picked Texas over 25 other offers. The 2021 prospect from Denton Ryan plays wide receiver and defensive back for the Class 5A program. Bowman is 5-10, 175-pounds and expects to start his college career on … 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

The Dotted Line: The Next 25 ranks the state of Texas’ top prospects for 2021

The world of recruiting is concentrated on juniors more than ever before with the advent of the early signing period and the ability for prospects to take official visits before their senior season. The trend of early commitments is snowballing into the norm.  Ten of the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Who is the top prospect from Texas in the 2021 class?

The 2021 class took center stage in late July for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail with the class growing to five members Friday night when three-star Everman athlete Juan Davis joined a core of offensive playmakers in quarterback Jalen Milroe, tight end Lake McRee, … Read More

Commitment 101: Juan Davis is a superior athlete, future weapon at tight end

The Longhorns are stocking offensive weapons for the future. The momentum built over the past 10 days continued Friday with the commitment of tight end Juan Davis of Everman High School. The 6-4, 217-pound three-star was a first-team all-district selection as a sophomore wide receiver, … Read More

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Tight end Juan Davis becomes Texas’ fifth commitment in 2021 recruiting class

The Longhorns are stocking offensive weapons for the future. The momentum built over the past 10 days continued Friday with the commitment of tight end Juan Davis of Everman High School. The 6-4, 217-pound three-star was a first-team all-district selection as a sophomore wide receiver, recording 41 catches … Read More

The Dotted Line: Updating Texas’ 2020 recruiting offensive wish list

Texas added its 11th member of the 2020 class on Wednesday when three-star offensive tackle Andrej Karic pledged to Tom Herman’s program. The Southlake Carroll product is the fourth offensive linemen to commit, joining four-stars Logan Parr, Jake Majors and Jaylen Garth. Seven of Texas’ 11 pledges … Read More

The Commitment 101: Potential is the word for Texas commit Andrej Karic

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 surprise commitment in four-star offensive tackle Hayden Conner

Texas won’t be passive in the 2021 class. The Longhorns are attacking the cycle with vigor and added another high-profile recruit to the fold on Tuesday morning when four-star Katy Taylor offensive tackle Hayden Conner picked Tom Herman’s program. He’s already the fourth pledge of … Read More

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Four-star 2021 offensive lineman Hayden Conner picks Texas

Texas’ roll in the 2021 class continued Tuesday morning when four-star offensive lineman Hayden Conner picked Texas over 21 other offers, including Texas A&M. The 6-5.5, 317-pound four-star is the 20th-ranked offensive tackle in the 2021 cycle. The Katy Taylor prospect committed to Texas on the heels … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ recruiting strategy continues to evolve in a changing landscape

Tom Herman and his staff made a recruiting decision for the 2021 cycle: Strike early and often. The directive is working. The Longhorns moved to three commits in the class on Sunday night when four-star Katy Tompkins quarterback Jalen Milroe joined Dallas … Read More

The Dotted Line: A look at Texas’ top offensive targets for the 2021 class

Texas’ 2021 class is off to a strong start with Sunday’s commitment of four-star dual threat quarterback Jalen Milroe of Katy Tompkins. The Longhorns already hold three pledges from soon-to-be juniors — Milroe, Dallas Skyline wide receiver Quay Davis and Lake Travis … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds star potential in 2021 quarterback Jalen Milroe

Tom Herman continued his tradition of nabbing his quarterback prospect a year before the start of their junior season when Katy Tompkins four-star Jalen Milroe picked the Longhorns on Sunday.  Roschon Johnson and Hudson Card committed the summer before their junior seasons. Milroe becomes the third member of … Read More

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Four-star 2021 quarterback Jalen Milroe commmits to Texas

Tom Herman continued his tradition of nabbing his quarterback prospect a year before the start of their junior season when Katy Tompkins four-star Jalen Milroe picked the Longhorns on Sunday. He becomes the third member of the 2021 class, joining wide receiver Quay Davis and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with 2021 Texas tight end pledge Lake McRee

Lake Travis tight end Lake McRee became Texas’ second commitment of the 2021 cycle, joining four-star wide receiver Quay Davis of Dallas Skyline. It was an obvious and easy decision for McRee, who has grown up minutes from Texas’ campus and has been a … 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