Class of 2021

The Dotted Line: Five future Longhorns are one win away from state title games

Two remain. The last two 2020 Texas commitments left in the state playoffs are quarterbacks Ja’Quinden Jackson of Duncanville and Hudson Card of Lake Travis, who returned last week from injury to lead the Cavaliers past Converse Judson. Card and his teammates … Read More

The Dotted Line: Seven future Longhorns remain in Texas high school football playoffs

Four of the 17 Texas commitments in the 2020 class are still alive in the Texas high school playoffs. That’s assuming Lake Travis quarterback Hudson Card is back and healthy for the Class 6A Division I Region IV championship game against Converse Judson on … Read More

The Dotted Line: Eight Texas commitments remain in the Texas high school playoffs

Texas’ 2020 commits remaining in the state playoffs went 4-0 in the area round. All four are from the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Defensive end Van Fillinger helped Draper Corner Canyon win a Class 6A state championship in Utah. Five-star running back … Read More

The Dotted Line: In-person scouting reports on Texas commitments, targets

It’s playoff time in Texas and that has provided me with a chance to watch a handful of Texas commitments and targets in must-win games across the state. Texas’ 2020 class stands at 18 commitments, ranking eighth in the nation and first in the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Baylor’s Rhule playing it slow on the recruiting trail, but betting on himself

Matt Rhule is bucking a trend of early recruiting. Baylor is standing pat during the season and betting on the current results paying off come December. It’s a bold play in modern recruiting. Most programs are trying to fill up early. Baylor holds only … Read More

The Dotted Line: Defender Derrick Harris Jr. stands firm on his commitment to Texas

NEW CANEY — The 2019 season unexpectedly ended last Friday night for New Caney’s Derrick Harris Jr. The four-star outside linebacker pledged to the Longhorns back in August to focus on high school football. New Caney went undefeated in the regular season and won … Read More

The Dotted Line: Jalen Milroe ‘super solid’ on Texas; Adeleye to decide in January

SUGAR LAND — Jalen Milroe is a winner. Need proof? The Texas commit was a freshman when Katy Tompkins finished the 2017 season with an 0-7 record. A new program in a hotbed of talented teams needs a star. Read More

The Dotted Line: Plenty of Texas commits reach bi-district round of state playoffs

Ten of Texas’ 16 in-state commitments for the 2020 class are ready for the bi-district round of the state playoffs, which kick off for some teams on Thursday. Pledges Hudson Card, Jaylen Garth and Xavion Alford would be playing if … Read More

Bevo Beat

Texas loses commitment of 2021 wide receiver Quay Davis

The string of de-commitments for the Texas football team trickled down to the 2021 class Monday night when four-star wide receiver Quaydarius Davis announced on Twitter that he was opening his recruitment. The Dallas Skyline product was the first member of the 2021 class … Read More

The Dotted Line: Week 11 guide to watching Texas’ football commitments

Texas’ 2020 class now consists of 18 players following the Tuesday night commitment of Hutto athlete Dajon Harrison. He’s among 13 pledges in the class in action on the last weekend of the regular season in Texas. Commitments quarterback Hudson Card, safety … Read More

The Dotted Line: Week 10 guide to watch Texas commits from the 2020, 2021 cycles

Texas’ 2020 class now consists of 17 members after the decommitments of Princely Umanmielen, Joshua Eaton and Ethan Pouncey. The state playoffs are just three weeks away. The only UT pledges not playing this weekend are quarterback Hudson Card, safety … Read More

The Dotted Line: Recruits discuss the recent struggles — ‘Texas will get it going in the right direction’

The Texas football program has suffered losses in two of its last three games, and not just on the field. Tom Herman’s program is now 5-3 after Saturday’s road loss at TCU, and a last-second field goal over Kansas is the only thing separating the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Week 9 guide to watching Texas commitments in the 2020, 2021 classes

Seventeen of Texas’ 19 pledges in the 2020 class are playing on Thursday or Friday as district races shape up throughout the state. The only two commitments not playing this weekend are quarterback Hudson Card and offensive tackle Jaylen Garth, both out with injuries.  In-state 2020 commitments Ja’Quinden … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commit Andrej Karic is fine living in the recruiting shadows

SOUTHLAKE — It’s not easy for a 6-5, 270-pound teenager to go unnoticed. Yet that’s the case with Southlake Carroll offensive tackle Andrej Karic. The three-star is rarely discussed when Texas fans brag about the talent in the 2020 cycle. Yet, the UT commit headlines … Read More

The Dotted Line: In-person scouting reports on Texas’ 2020 commitments, 2021 targets

My job is simple: Drive around the state and watch football prospects who could potentially end up playing football for the Longhorns. My travels over the past three weeks included trips to Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth, as well as local stops to watch 2020 commitments Quentin Johnston and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Week 8 guide to watching Texas commits in the 2020, 2021 class

Three of Texas’ 20 commitments in the 2020 class are not in action this week as Kitan Crawford and his Tyler John Tyler teammates get a late open week, while Hudson Card and Jaylen Garth are out for the season with injuries. The other … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas recruits react to the Red River Showdown loss to Oklahoma

It was Texas’ turn to host recruits during this year’s Red River Showdown against Oklahoma. The home team gets to invite and host prospects at the game, like it would for a normal home game. Dozens of commitments and targets were at the Cotton Bowl … Read More

The Dotted Line: Week 7 guide to watching Texas commitments

It’s a busy week for the Texas commits in the 2020 and 2021 class as district races heat up throughout the state. Nineteen of Texas’ 20 pledges for 2020 are playing on Thursday or Friday. Port Neches-Groves offensive tackle Jaylen Garth remains sidelined with an injury.  Ja’Quinden Jackson, … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with 2021 quarterback Jalen Milroe

Texas found its quarterback in the 2021 class early when four-star Katy Tompkins dual-threat Jalen Milroe picked Texas this summer. He instantly become a force on the recruiting trail, helping Texas add multiple prospects in his area. Milroe led Tompkins to its first ever playoff appearance as a … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas target Camar Wheaton considered the best junior running back in nation

WYLIE — The top-rated running back in the country resides in Texas for the second consecutive cycle. Galena Park North Shore five-star Zachary Evans is the top-rated player at the position in the 2020 class. The 2021 cycle is headlined by Garland … Read More