Class of 2022

The Dotted Line: Black parents, coaches explain how white head coaches can help dialogue

Thousands of black college football players are preparing to return to campuses across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic and social unrest across the country. The Black Lives Matter movement entered most people’s lives through the protests of former NFL … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting the Next 25, finishing with Nos. 5-1

The Next 25, our ranking of the top 25 prospects in Texas for the 2022 recruiting cycle, was released last week. Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers headlines the list as the No. 1 player and the only quarterback to make the cut. The Next 25 consists … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting the Next 25, continuing with Nos. 10-6

The Next 25, our ranking of the top 25 prospects in Texas for the 2022 recruiting cycle, was released Monday. Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers headlines the list as the No. 1 player and the only quarterback to make the cut. The Next 25 consisted of … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting the Next 25, continuing with Nos. 15-11

The Next 25, our ranking of the top 25 prospects in Texas for the 2022 recruiting cycle, was released Monday. Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers headlines the list as the No. 1 player and the only quarterback to make the cut. The Next 25 consisted of … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting the Next 25, continuing with Nos. 20-16

The Next 25, our ranking of the top 25 prospects in Texas for the 2022 recruiting cycle, was released Monday. Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers headlines the list as the No. 1 player and the only quarterback to make the cut. The Next 25 consisted of … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting the Next 25, starting with Nos. 25-21

The Next 25, our ranking of the top 25 prospects in Texas for the 2022 recruiting cycle, was released Monday. Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers headlines the list as the No. 1 player and the only quarterback to make the cut. Read More

The Dotted Line: Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers top-ranked on our Next 25

Football talent is cyclical. The talent always exists in Texas because of the love of the game, the amount of resources allotted to our high school programs and the sheer vastness of the Lone Star State. The cyclical nature of the talent is revealed within … Read More

The Dotted Line: COVID-19 is causing problems for programs, prospects on the recruiting trail

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic officially trickled down to the recruiting world on Wednesday when Ohio State head coach Ryan Day announced that the Buckeyes will suspend official and unofficial visits to campus through April 20. Day also said his coaching staff … Read More

The Dotted Line: An early look at Texas’ 2022 defensive offers

Early offers are the best indication of how a coaching staff views the next recruiting cycle. Texas prefers to keep offer numbers low, especially early. Only 29 juniors-to-be hold UT offers heading into the spring evaluation period. If history holds, the Longhorns will begin adding commitments to the 2022 class … Read More

The Dotted Line: An early look at Texas’ 2022 offensive offers

Early offers are the best indication of how a coaching staff views the next recruiting cycle. Texas prefers to keep offer numbers low, especially early. Only 29 juniors-to-be hold UT offers heading into the spring evaluation period. If history holds, the Longhorns will begin adding commitments to the … Read More

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

Over the past few months, I’ve seen nearly every Texas commitment in the 2020 class as well as a handful of 2021 pledges and younger targets. In October, I took trips to the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas to watch future Longhorns play in real game action. Here’s … 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: Five in-person scouting reports on Texas targets

Travels across the state through three weeks of the high school football season have allowed me to watch five Texas targets in-person early in the season. The 2020 recruiting class is nearly wrapped up with 19 commitments. The focus is shifting toward the 2020 and … 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

The Dotted Line: Alfred Collins, young DFW stars talk Texas camp

Texas hosted one of its on-campus football camps Sunday afternoon. Most of the attendees and participants were younger targets and prospects. Bastrop Cedar Creek defensive end Alfred Collins was the exception to the rule. The 2020 four-star is among Texas’ top defensive line targets in … Read More

The Dotted Line: Landon Hullaby, younger brother of Texas pledge, readies to build his own DFW legacy

DALLAS — The Longhorns hope a budding pipeline at Bishop Dunne Catholic School in south Dallas remains fruitful for years. It’s no secret that DFW remains a chore for Texas on the recruiting trail compared to its success in Houston and even out of state. The 2019 class … Read More