Class of 2021

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

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

The Dotted Line: 2021 targets James Brockermeyer, Tunmise Adeleye talk Texas, recruiting

Making a name in the Brockermeyer household isn’t easy. Blake is the head of it. A former offensive lineman at Texas and in the NFL, his kids are following in his footsteps. One of his sons, Luke, plays linebacker for Texas. Another son, Tommy, is … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ top defensive targets in the 2021 cycle

Recruiting is always evolving. Texas knows that young prospects are starting to make college decisions earlier than ever before with the advent of social media, the early signing period, and official visits before the start of a player’s senior season. Texas is known for offering fewer prospects than other elite … Read More

The Dotted Line: The top offensive targets for Texas in the 2021 cycle

Recruiting is always evolving. Texas knows that young prospects are starting to make college decisions earlier than ever before with the advent of social media, the early signing period, and official visits before the start of a player’s senior season. Texas is known for offering fewer prospects than … 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

Bevo Beat

Austin LBJ cornerback pledges to Alabama

Austin LBJ is home to one of the best cornerback prospects in Texas. Latrell McCutchin is entering his junior season with the eyes of nearly every program in the country on him. The 6-1, 176-pound prospect already held 14 offers, including one from Texas. McCutchin wasn’t worried about waiting, however, … Read More

Commitment 101: Quay Davis jump starts Texas’ 2021 recruiting class

The Longhorns started its last two recruiting classes with quarterbacks. The 2021 cycle began with a commitment from Dallas Skyline wide receiver Quaydarius Davis. The 6-foot, 193-pound playmaker caught 29 passes for 702 yards and eight touchdowns as a sophomore. He averaged 24 yards per … Read More

Bevo Beat

Wide receiver Quaydarius Davis becomes Texas’ first commitment in 2021 class

Texas is still piecing together its 2020 class, but that doesn’t stop the staff from recruiting the next batch of talent. The recruiting cycle is faster than ever with the advent of the early signing period and the ability of juniors to take official visits in the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas high school coaches believe in straight line recruiting

The power brokers in Texas high school football have always been the head coach. To recruit a player, a college went through the head coach to gather information and offer a scholarship. The growing industry of recruiting services and 7-on-7 national teams is slowing eroding that power. The … Read More

The Dotted Line: Aledo stars and Texas targets Jase McClellan, JoJo Earle talk recruiting, growth

ALEDO — Running back Jase McClellan is a forgotten star in a 2020 recruiting class that includes fellow five-star running back Zachary Evans of Galena Park North Shore. Maybe it’s because McClellan committed early to Oklahoma. Maybe it’s because he arrived on … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commits, top targets react to Orange-White Game

The Orange-White Game is as more showcase than actual game. A spring game is a chance to fill the void of football offseason for fans anticipating a big year for the Longhorns. It also offered the coaching staff the opportunity to host dozens of … Read More

Bevo Beat

Texas offer offensive linemen James Brockermeyer, Jonah Miller

Texas handed out a pair of new offers to offensive linemen in the 2021 class in center James Brockermeyer and offensive tackle Jonah Miller at the Orange-White Game on Saturday. It’s a loaded cycle for offensive linemen and the Longhorns are searching … Read More

Texas set to host important recruits in the 2020, 2021 class during Orange-White Game

The spring game constitutes a recruiting opportunity for programs across the country. There might not be a more important event in recruiting outside of junior days and official visits. It’s a chance for the Texas coaches to showcase the current state of the program to fans and the next generation … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas, A&M, OU or Baylor? Spring game schedules challenge top prospects

A spring game presents a program with the opportunity to recruit as much as it does a chance to improve as a team. The practices leading up to the Saturday’s Orange-White game is when the Longhorns have laid the groundwork for the 2019 … Read More

The Dotted Line: Offensive linemen dominate our Next 25 rankings for 2021

Offensive linemen highlight the 2021 cycle inside the state with six of the top seven spots on the Next 25 list. The top-ranked player in the group is five-star tackle Donovan Jackson of Houston Bellaire Episcopal. The 6-4, 308-pound star is a refined … Read More

The Dotted Line: Chad Lindberg, Donovan Jackson are must-get in-state talents for Texas

The biggest domino, literally, in the state for the 2020 cycle is offensive tackle Chad Lindberg. The four-star prospect from Houston Clear Creek is the top-rated offensive lineman in the state and the No. 7-ranked player on the Fabulous 55. He’s the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Who’s the best offensive lineman in Texas for the 2021 class?

Texas has already identified its five targets along the offensive line in the 2020 class. Linemen Jaylen Garth, Logan Parr and Jake Majors are already committed, and the Longhorns are closing in on four-star tackles Chad Lindberg and Damien George. Landing all … Read More

The Dotted Line: National recruiting expert Barton Simmons discusses Texas’ momentum

It’s hard to deny tangible progress. Texas football coach Tom Herman took over a program reeling after losing to Kansas and missing out on a bowl game in 2016. He’s since signed consecutive top-three recruiting classes and is fresh off a Sugar Bowl victory over … Read More