Recruiting

The Dotted Line: Texas continues its search for wide receivers in the 2021 recruiting class

Texas has extended more offers to wide receivers — 23 — than any other position so far in the 2021 recruiting cycle. Nine of those receivers remain uncommitted. Texas’ class has only one true wide receiver in Casey Cain, though … Read More

The Dotted Line: Where does Texas turn for a second running back in the 2021 class?

After signing Bijan Robinson — a five-star recruit who was the country’s top-ranked running back prospect in 2020 and discovering that 2019 quarterback signee Roschon Johnson was instead a future NFL prospect at running back, Texas can afford to be picky recruiting running backs for the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Each of Texas’ five quarterback offers in 2021 class are committed to a school

The Longhorns were efficient with quarterback offers in the 2021 class, landing four-star Jalen Milroe of Katy Tompkins back in the summer of 2019. Milroe is the longest standing pledge, and it Texas only took five offers at the position to land its man. Read More

The Dotted Line: Five prospects Texas hopes to close on in summer, fall

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class now consists of 13 members following the Monday commitments of four-star defensive backs JD Coffey and Ishmael Ibraheem. The Longhorns’ current recruiting class ranks ninth in the nation and first in the Big 12. Ten of the 13 pledges hail … Read More

The Dotted Line: Three questions facing Texas in the 2021 recruiting cycle

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class moved into the ninth spot in the nation and extended its recruiting lead over Baylor and Oklahoma by adding four-star defensive backs JD Coffey and Ishmael Ibraheem on Monday. The Longhorns hold 13 commitments with July approaching despite ongoing travel … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas extends recruiting lead in Big 12; West Virginia, Oklahoma State move up

Three Big 12 teams made positive impacts to their recruiting classes over the past month with the Texas Longhorns making major headway Monday when four-star defensive backs JD Coffey and Ishmael Ibraheem chose Tom Herman’s program. Both are members of the 2021 Fabulous 55. Read More

Commitment 101: JD Coffey continues Texas’ tradition of landing elite safeties under Tom Herman

Texas started its reloading process at the safety position by securing the commitment of JD Coffey, a four-star from Kennedale High School. He’s the seventh-ranked safety in the 2021 recruiting class, per 247Sports Composite, and he checks in at No. Read More

Commitment 101: Four-star cornerback Ishmael Ibraheem adds talent to future Texas secondary

Texas added potential star power to its future secondary on Monday when cornerback Ishmael Ibraheem became the first player at his position to pledge to the Longhorns in the 2021 recruiting class. The 6-1, 175-pound four-star Dallas Kimball chose Texas over 33 other offers, including Georgia and LSU. Read More

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Four-star safety JD Coffey joins Texas’ 2021 recruiting class

Texas started its reloading process at the safety position by securing the commitment of JD Coffey, a four-star from Kennedale High School. He’s the seventh-ranked safety in the 2021 recruiting class, per 247Sports Composite, and he checks in at No. Read More

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Longhorns add four-star cornerback Ishmael Ibraheem to 2021 recruiting class

Texas added potential star power to its future secondary on Monday when cornerback Ishmael Ibraheem became the first player at his position to pledge to the Longhorns in the 2021 recruiting class. The 6-1, 175-pound four-star Dallas Kimball chose Texas over 33 other offers, including Georgia and LSU. Read More

The Dotted Line: Recruits react to Texas players call for change of building names, ‘Eyes of Texas’

A herd of Longhorns athletes called for changes to address the University of Texas’ past racial transgressions, specifically the renaming of buildings on campus and replacing “The Eyes of Texas” as the school song. Players of different colors, ethnicities and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Hayden Connor, Jordon Thomas discuss their Texas commitment status

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class remains at 11 members entering next week, which will begin with the expected announcements Monday of four-star defensive backs Ishmael Ibraheem and JD Coffey. Texas’ class ranks 17th in the country but first in the Big 12, and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Predicting the destination of the top-rated uncommitted Fab 55 members

Commitments keep pouring in across the country despite the no-visit rule imposed on coaches and players until July 31 due to the pandemic. Only eight of the top 20 players on the 2021 Fabulous 55 are uncommitted entering mid-June. Thirty-two of the 55 players … Read More

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