Class of 2022

The Dotted Line: Texas’ offensive line recruiting must improve in 2022 after its 2021 failures

Recruiting the offensive line in the 2021 cycle was an abject failure for the Longhorns and offensive line coach Herb Hand. Texas entered the cycle with high hopes because of a loaded crop of in-state prospects at tackle, guard and center, including a pair … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five-star quarterback Quinn Ewers ‘100%’ committed to Texas

SOUTHLAKE — Quinn Ewers is regarded as one of the best high school quarterbacks that has come from the state of Texas in recent memory. The five-star Southlake Carroll product entered his junior season as the top-rated quarterback in the entire 2022 class. He’ll … Read More

The Dotted Line: Trio of out-of-state recruiting targets trending toward Texas

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class consists of 17 members with the early signing period less than two months away. The 2021 cycle is proving difficult for the Longhorns for a number of reasons, including their on-field performance. Tom Herman’s program is … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting offensive lineman Bryce Foster, trio of 2022 Texas targets

The season is about a month old for Class 5A and 6A programs in the state of Texas. That’s allowed recruiting writers to go on the road and watch nearly a dozen games so far. The latest round of in-person scouting reports are headlined … Read More

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

The past two weeks allowed me chances to watch four different Texas commits, including three from the 2021 class. Texas’ 2021 class consists of 17 pledges, while the 2022 cycle already has three highly-ranked players. Scouting reports from the games I attended in September can be found … Read More

The Dotted Line: Choosing football, not basketball, paying off for Texas commit Jaylon Guilbeau

LA PORTE  — Basketball was Texas commit Jaylon Guilbeau’s preferred sport until high school. But the cornerback from Port Arthur Memorial made the right choice, earning offers from power programs like Texas, Alabama and Georgia before picking the Longhorns over 15 others in September. Read More

The Dotted Line: Albert Regis announces commitment date; Texas makes Caleb Burton’s final list

La Porte defensive tackle Albert Regis has scheduled his college announcement for noon Saturday. The three-star prospect in the 2021 recruiting cycle is considering Texas, Arkansas, Houston and Texas A&M. He has received 17 offers. Regis is a 6-1, 300-pound … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas recruit Billy Bowman Jr. helps Denton Ryan make statement in opener

ARLINGTON — Three Texas commits competed in the same game last Friday at AT&T Stadium. Denton Ryan bested Arlington Martin as UT pledges Ja’Tavion Sanders and Billy Bowman Jr. scored touchdowns in the win over Morice … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commit Ja’Tavion Sanders scores on both offense, defense in 2020 debut

ARLINGTON — Denton Ryan lost last year’s Class 5A Division I state championship game to Alvin Shadow Creek in heartbreaking fashion. It’s become a normal feeling for Ryan, a Class 5A powerhouse that simply hasn’t taken that final step to capture a state crown. Two-way star … Read More

The Dotted Line: Eleven Texas pledges set for football games across the state

Texas high school football starts for the majority of Class 5A and 6A programs this weekend, joining the smaller classification schools. Nine of Texas’ 11 in-state commitments in the 2021 cycle are in action on Thursday or Friday. Quarterback Charles Wright and cornerback Ishmael … Read More

The Dotted Line: A handful of 2022 defensive targets that Texas is watching closely

Football begins across the state of Texas this week for most Class 5A and 6A programs. Texas’ 2021 class is nearly complete, shifting the coaching staff’s focus to the next year’s crop of 2022 recruits. The Longhorns already hold three … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five offensive prospects in the 2022 class Texas fans should know

Football begins across the state of Texas this week for most of the Class 5A and 6A programs. Texas’ 2021 class is nearly complete, shifting the coaching staff’s focus to the next year’s crop of 2022 recruits. The Longhorns already hold … Read More

Commitment 101: Four-star cornerback Jaylon Guilbeau starts Texas’ 2022 defensive class

Four-star cornerback Jaylon Guilbeau became Texas’ third commitment in the 2022 recruiting class on Saturday afternoon when the Port Arthur Memorial standout chose the Longhorns over 15 other offers, including LSU, Georgia and Notre Dame. Guilbeau was a first-team all-district … Read More

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Texas adds four-star cornerback Jaylon Guilbeau to 2022 recruiting class

Four-star cornerback Jaylon Guilbeau became Texas’ third commitment in the 2022 recruiting class on Saturday afternoon when the Port Arthur Memorial standout chose the Longhorns over 15 other offers, including LSU, Georgia and Notre Dame. Guilbeau was a first-team all-district … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five Texas commits that I’m ready to watch in person this season

The football season began for most smaller classification schools in Texas at the end of August. The rest of the state starts playing real games at the end of September. The COVID-19 pandemic created a weird offseason for both players and coaches, but also … Read More

The Dotted Line: Running back LJ Johnson includes Texas in top four; Landon Hullaby update

Texas wants a second running back for the 2021 recruiting class. The leading candidate is four-star Houston Cypress-Fairbanks product LJ Johnson, who recently listed the Longhorns among his top four schools alongside Texas A&M, LSU and Oklahoma. The 5-10, 204-pound playmaker holds 40 offers. Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commit Quinn Ewers, five-star corner Denver Harris headline The Next 25

The 2022 recruiting cycle is loaded with talent in the state of Texas. Five-star prospects Quinn Ewers and Denver Harris headline our updated Next 25, a ranking of the state’s best 25 prospects for 2022. The 2021 class is ranked in the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Who is the top prospect in Texas for the 2022 recruiting cycle?

An updated version of The Next 25, our annual rankings of the best 25 prospects for the class of 2022, will be released Thursday. Don’t expect many changes to the top of the list as a handful of juniors-to-be separated themselves from their peers … Read More

The Dotted Line: Quinn Ewers set to become only fourth five-star quarterback for Texas since 2000

Texas caused a massive national recruiting ripple on Friday when five-star quarterback Quinn Ewers picked the Longhorns over 40 other schools, including national powers Alabama, LSU, Ohio State and Oklahoma. The 6-3, 195-pound Southlake Carroll prospect is the top-ranked recruit in the country for … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds five-star quarterback Quinn Ewers to 2022 recruiting class

Texas landed the biggest fish in the 2022 cycle on Friday afternoon when five-star quarterback Quinn Ewers of Southlake Carroll picked Texas over nearly every other major program in the country. Ewers is the first Texas quarterback to be ranked … Read More