Recruiting

The Dotted Line: Trio of prospects trending towards Texas

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class currently rests at 11 members, ranks 16th in the country and first in the Big 12, per 247Sports’ composite ratings. The class is headlined by five-star athlete Ja’Tavion Sanders and his Denton Ryan teammate, four-star athlete Billy Bowman Jr. The … Read More

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

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Longhorns add punter Isaac Pearson to 2021 recruiting class

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class grew to 11 members Friday morning when Isaac Pearson, a punter from ProKick Australia, pledged to the Longhorns. Pearson is the third consecutive punter from ProKick Australia to commit to Texas as a punter, following Michael Dickson and current punter Ryan Bujcevski. Texas’ recruiting … 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

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Three-star tight end Landen King backs away from Texas pledge

The fickle nature of recruiting in an environment without visits and in-person contact was illustrated Friday afternoon when three-star tight end Landen King de-committed from the Longhorns less than a month since he pledged to Tom Herman’s program on May 22. The Longhorns’ 2021 … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking, projecting Texas’ current 2021 defensive class

The Longhorns added five players to their 2021 recruiting class since the last week of April despite the prohibition of visits due to COVID-19. It started with three-star tight end Landen King on … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking, projecting Texas’ six offensive commits in the 2021 recruiting cycle

The Longhorns added five players to their 2021 recruiting class since the last week of April despite the prohibition of visits due to COVID-19. It started with three-star tight end Landen King on April 26. Defenders … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five 2020 Texas signees poised for immediate playing time in 2020

The promise of football in the fall appears to be solidifying across the south as coaching staffs expect to return to work on a limited basis in June and Texas governor Greg Abbott announcing his intention to allow the return of sports in the near future. That means … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: What a quartet of commitments means for Texas’ Class of 2021

The American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven introduce Texas fans to the four recruits who have committed to the Longhorns this month. Danny and Mike also examine what Jahdae Barron’s flip from Baylor means for UT and what Zachary Evans’ surprise signing means for TCU. Read More

The Dotted Line: Flurry of commitments shake up Big 12 recruiting rankings

Multiple teams in the Big 12 added high-profile prospects to their respective 2021 recruiting classes over the past three weeks, changing up the overall rankings for the conference since our last look at the Big 12 recruiting rankings. Texas and Oklahoma normally battle it … Read More

Commitment 101: Three-star wide receiver Casey Cain is a high-upside playmaker

The Longhorns went out of state for the first time in the 2021 recruiting cycle Friday afternoon when three-star wide receiver Casey Cain, a native of New Orleans, picked Texas over a dozen other offers, including Houston, Vanderbilt and Virginia. The Warren Easton High product is a  6-2, … Read More

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Longhorns add three-star wide receiver Casey Cain from Louisiana

The Longhorns went out of state for the first time in the 2021 recruiting cycle Friday afternoon when three-star wide receiver Casey Cain, a native of New Orleans, picked Texas over a dozen other offers, including Houston, Vanderbilt and Virginia. The Warren Easton High product is a  6-2, … Read More

Commitment 101: Three-star running back Jonathon Brooks is first-step in Texas’ running back plan

Texas’ 10th commitment of the 2021 recruiting cycle came Friday when three-star running back Jonathon Brooks. The Halletsville product is the first running back taken by the Longhorns in this recruiting cycle. Texas wants two running backs in 2021 with four-stars … Read More

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Three-star running back Jonathon Brooks pledges to Texas

Texas’ 10th commitment of the 2021 recruiting cycle came Friday when three-star running back Jonathon Brooks. The Halletsville product is the first running back taken by the Longhorns in this recruiting cycle. Texas wants two running backs in 2021 with … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ offensive recruiting wishlist remains mostly unchanged

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class currently consists of nine commitments. It ranks 13th in the nation and first in the Big 12, according to 247Sports’ composite. Texas has added three commitments since our last wishlist published in April, including tight end Landen King. The other … Read More