The Dotted Line

Stay updated on latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorns recruiting beat writer Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Dotted Line will publish M-F at 10 a.m. each morning to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail.



The Dotted Line: Five Tom Herman-era recruiting wins Texas fans should be thankful for

Texas fans won’t believe this, but there was a time under Tom Herman that the Longhorns won recruiting battles against rivals. The 2021 cycle hasn’t been a great one for Herman and the Longhorns. The class ranks 18th in the nation, which would be … Read More

The Dotted Line: Del Valle wide receiver Caleb Burton is the latest Texan heading off to Ohio State

The ongoing trend of top prospects from Texas deciding to play football at Ohio State must be concerning in-state programs. Del Valle wide receiver Caleb Burton joined the group on Monday when the five-star junior picked the Buckeyes over 38 other offers, including Texas … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas extends five new offers on the 2021, 2022 recruiting trails

The early signing period is inching closer for the 2021 recruiting class. Texas’ class consists of 19 members. It ranks 18th in the nation and second in the Big 12. Recruits can sign national letters of intent from Dec. 16 to Dec. 18. Players … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commit Jonathon Brooks prefers the underrated tag

BRENHAM  — Hallettsville running back Jonathon Brooks doesn’t mind being overlooked. That comes with the territory when you play Class 3A football in south Texas. Brooks, a three-star Texas commit, wasn’t awarded a fourth star in recent … Read More

The Dotted Line: Comparing the 2021 defensive recruiting classes of Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma

Texas’ main rivals on the recruiting trail remain Oklahoma and Texas A&M. The three schools battle for in-state recruits every year, including the current 2021 cycle. Tom Herman has signed a higher-rated class than OU and A&M every year since … Read More