Class of 2021

The Dotted Line: Three questions Texas must answer to sign another top 10 recruiting class

The dead period is over. Texas coaches can contact potential recruits throughout March leading into the spring evaluation period of April. In short, business is about to pick up for Longhorns recruiting. Texas has six commitments for the 2021 class, which … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas, Kansas State lead the Big 12 early in the 2021 recruiting race

The Big 12 recruiting race is a yearly battle between Texas and Oklahoma. The 2021 cycle is unlikely to be any different, though the Sooners sit in the third spot early. Expect movement over the next few months as top juniors take visits in … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking updates on Texas’ 2021 commits include a new five-star

Another early recruiting update changed the rankings of Texas’ 2021 class that currently consists of six in-state prospects. Five of those players are ranked on the initial Fabulous 55. The 247Sports composite rankings recently updated to award one of the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking the recruiting importance of each defensive position for Texas

Texas’ 2021 class sits at six members, currently ranking seventh in the country and first in the Big 12. Five of those six prospects are on our initial Fabulous 55. Two of the six commitments project to the defensive side of the ball. To consider the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking the recruiting importance of each offensive position for Texas

Texas’ 2021 class sits at six members, currently ranking seventh in the country and first in the Big 12. Five of those six prospects are on our initial Fabulous 55. Five of the six commitments also project to the offensive side of the ball. Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ recruiting defensive wishlist for the 2021 cycle

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class rests at six commitments, ranking seventh in the nation and first in the Big 12 as the spring evaluation period creeps toward college coaches and high school prospects. The Longhorns held eight commitments at one time, but decommitments from wide receiver … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ recruiting offensive wish list for the 2021 cycle

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class rests at six commitments, ranking seventh in the nation and first in the Big 12 as the spring evaluation period creeps toward college coaches and high school prospects. The Longhorns held eight commitments at one time, but decommitments from wide … Read More

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