Class of 2021

The Dotted Line: Texas wants dynamic talent at the wide receiver, tight end positions

Texas inked 19 players in the 2020 class, which ended with national signing day. Texas’ class ranked ninth in the nation and first in the Big 12. The Longhorns have more scholarships for the 2021 cycle and hope to land a top-five class. Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas begins its search for the next generation of defensive backs

Texas inked 19 players in the 2020 class, which ended with national signing day. Texas’ class ranked ninth in the nation and first in the Big 12. The Longhorns have more scholarships for the 2021 cycle and hope to land a top-five class. As the coaching staff switches its … Read More

The Dotted Line: Landing some of state’s top 2021 offensive linemen a recruiting imperative for Texas

Texas inked 19 players in the 2020 class, which ended with national signing day. Texas’ class ranked ninth in the nation and first in the Big 12. The Longhorns have more scholarships for the 2021 cycle and hope to land a top-five class. As the coaching staff switches its … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas needs a strong linebacker class for a successful 2021 cycle

Texas inked 19 players in the 2020 class, which ended with national signing day. Texas’ class ranked ninth in the nation and first in the Big 12. The Longhorns have more scholarships for the 2021 cycle and hope to land a top-five class. As the coaching staff switches its … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas can cherry-pick running backs in the 2021 recruiting cycle

Texas inked 19 players in the 2020 class, which ended last week with national signing day. Texas’ class ranked ninth in the nation and first in the Big 12. The Longhorns have more scholarships for the 2021 cycle and hope to land a … Read More

The Dotted Line: Will the four-man front increase Texas’ recruiting chances with defensive ends?

Texas inked 19 players in the 2020 class, which ended last week with national signing day. Texas’ class ranked ninth in the nation and first in the Big 12. The Longhorns have more scholarships for the 2021 cycle and hope to land a top-five class. As … Read More

The Dotted Line: Jalen Milroe only half the quarterback equation for Texas in the 2021 cycle

Texas inked 19 players in the 2020 class, which ended last week with national signing day. Texas’ class ranked ninth in the nation and first in the Big 12. The Longhorns have more scholarships for the 2021 cycle and hope to land a top-five … Read More

Bevo Beat

Lake Travis tight end Lake McRee backs off Texas pledge

Texas’ 2021 class dropped to six members Tuesday night when Lake Travis tight end Lake McRee decommitted from the Longhorns. The 6-4, 217-pound junior missed the 2019 season with a knee injury. The three-star originally picked Texas back in July before the beginning of his junior … Read More

The Dotted Line: Buckeyes-bound offensive lineman Jackson headlines the 2021 Fabulous 55

The 2021 Fabulous 55 is headlined by big men. The next recruiting cycle is loaded with talented offensive and defensive linemen. The top five spots of the American-Statesman’s initial list of the state’s top recruits are occupied by players who project … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commits Ja’Tavion Sanders, Juan Davis meet new assistant coaches

Two future Longhorns were in town last weekend to take in a Texas basketball game and meet the new assistant coaches hired by Tom Herman. Denton Ryan’s Ja’Tavion Sanders and Everman’s Juan Davis made the trip from the Dallas-Fort Worth … Read More

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

The final chapter of the 2020 recruiting class will be written on national signing day next Wednesday. Focus will then quickly switch to 2021. The state of Texas is loaded with football talent for the 2021 class, headlined by multiple offensive … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ move to four-man front helps with Landon Jackson, Marcus Burris

A renewed interest in Texas’ defensive scheme under new coordinator Chris Ash was on display Saturday when the Longhorns hosted dozens of top targets from the 2021 class. Numerous defensive linemen have passed on UT because of the odd-man front that was deployed by … Read More

The Dotted Line: Linebackers Derrick Harris Jr., Terrence Cooks form bond on Texas visit

Programs count on commitments to help with recruiting. New Caney outside linebacker Derrick Harris Jr. did his part last Saturday at Texas’ junior day. The four-star was among six commitments from the 2021 class on campus. He spent his time … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commits Hayden Connner, Jalen Milroe hope to land Bryce Foster

If recruiting is truly about relationships, Texas hopes four-star guard Bryce Foster follows his closest football friends to Austin. The Katy Taylor product grew up playing youth football with 2021 UT commits Jalen Milroe and Hayden … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commit Jalen Milroe on meeting new assistants, Vince Young

Katy Tompkins’ Jalen Milroe is the face of Texas’ 2021 class. The four-star dual-threat quarterback pledged to the Longhorns last July and immediately became an extra recruiter for Tom Herman’s staff. He joined numerous 2021 commitments and targets on campus … Read More

The Dotted Line: Recruiting updates on 2021 Texas targets Savion Byrd, JoJo Earle

ORLANDO — Four-star offensive tackle Savion Byrd is among Texas’ top targets in the 2021 cycle. The Duncanville product is a high-upside athlete who spent the New Year’s holiday in Orlando participating in the Under Armour Future 50 Camp. It was a return to … Read More

The Dotted Line: Junior defensive linemen Jackson, Adeleye talk Texas, four-man fronts

ORLANDO — Defensive end prospects never knocked down Texas’ door to play in the odd-man front deployed by former defensive coordinator Todd Orlando. The three-man front can be effective defensively, but end isn’t an attractive position in the scheme because it tasks the position with double-teams to allow … Read More

The Dotted Line: 2021 athlete Billy Bowman Jr. remains ‘100 percent’ committed to Texas

ORLANDO — Under Armour hosts a week of prep events for the elite prospects around the country. It culminates Thursday night with an all-star game featuring the best prospects in the 2020 class on ESPN2. Four future Longhorns are playing, including Lake Travis quarterback … Read More

Texas hopes its 2020 class signals the start of great recruiting successes in DFW

DALLAS — For the first time since Tom Herman took over late in the 2017 recruiting cycle, Texas signed more players from the Dallas-Fort Worth area than Huoston on Wednesday. The Longhorns signed five DFW prospects and three from Houston. The early signing period ends Friday; … Read More

The Dotted Line: Four future Longhorns are one win away from state title rings

Four future Longhorns are one win away from claiming a state championship, though the two 2020 commitments still alive are dealing with injuries. All 10 11-man championships will be held from Wednesday through Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Duncanville … Read More