Class of 2021

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

The Dotted Line: Jake Majors talks about his Texas commitment; Brockermeyer in limelight

The offensive line is the talk of Texas’ early 2020 recruiting class with three of its five commitments playing up front. Four-star  lineman Jake Majors was the second of the three to pledge when the 6-3, 290-pound prospect chose the Longhorns over Stanford, USC and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Donovan Jackson, Hayden Conner discuss Texas, Texas A&M

BARBERS HILL — The 2021 class is loaded with talented offensive line prospects, and Texas and Texas A&M are already jockeying for momentum with the top big men. Two of those heralded prospects — Katy Taylor’s Hayden Conner and Houston Bellaire Episcopal’s … Read More

The Dotted Line: The next batch of Texas targets react to Sugar Bowl win

Texas’ win in the Sugar Bowl should jump-start the efforts on the recruiting trail this offseason if the thoughts of the Longhorns’ 2020 and 2021 targets are any indication. The Longhorns, and Sam Ehlinger after the game, announced they were back with the emphatic and physical victory … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas targets Whittington, Evans among top prospects in state title games

ARLINGTON — The UIL state football championships began Wednesday with the 6-man and smallest 11-man divisions. It continued with a triple-header on Thursday involving some of the smaller schools that don’t produce a ton of FBS talent. That changes on Friday as the bigger schools face off for a title. Read More

The Dotted Line: Offensive tackle targets Andrew Coker, Isaiah Hookfin clash in playoffs

SUGAR LAND — Two of the state’s top senior offensive linemen squared off in the playoffs Friday night when Katy Taylor bested Fort Bend Dulles, 28-13. Taylor’s Andrew Coker, a TCU commit, is a member of the 2019 Fabulous 55 and holds an offer from … Read More

The Dotted Line: Reuben Fatheree II, Alec Bryant battle on field, talk recruiting

ALVIN — The top-rated Texan in the 2019 class is Lake Travis wide receiver Garrett Wilson. The No. 1 prospect in the 2020 class is Houston North Shore running back Zachary Evans. The leader for best player in the 2021 class is five-star Richmond … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas offer Tunmise Adeleye impresses against a loaded Katy Taylor squad

KATY — Nine sophomores currently hold offers from Texas. Three of those were in action Thursday night when Katy Tompkins edged past Katy Taylor 27-24 at Legacy Stadium. The win clinched the first-ever playoff berth for Tompkins. One of Tompkins’ main cogs is 2021 defensive end Tumise … Read More

The Dotted Line: Peyton Powell, Kennedy Lewis rave about Texas visit

Three-star wide receiver Kennedy Lewis took an official visit to Texas and watched the improved Longhorns outlast Baylor. The momentum around the program is impacting recruits around the state. The 6-3 prospect was committed to TCU until Tuesday night. “I will most likely open my recruitment back … Read More

Texas builds more recruiting momentum with victory over Oklahoma

Texas’ win in the Cotton Bowl over Oklahoma on Saturday created waves in recruiting that could last years. Prospects across the nation noticed the Longhorns trajectory after wins over USC and TCU. The victory in the Red River Showdown was different, however, just like it always is … Read More

The Dotted Line: A closer look at Texas’ nine offers given out for 2021

The fax machines haven’t even fired up yet for the 2019 recruiting class and offers are already going out to the top sophomores around the state. Eight of the nine Class of 2021 prospects holding a Texas offer hail from the Lone Star State. Defensive end Tyreak … Read More

Recruits enjoy the new, improved Longhorns following win over TCU

The wins on the field are starting to catch the eye of recruits. The Longhorns knocked off TCU, 31-16, Saturday afternoon to move to 3-1 on the season. The loss to Maryland feels like a carryover from 2017. This is a new team. This is a different … Read More