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: Longhorns gain control of the updated 2020 Fabulous 55

Two weeks away from kickoff for the Texas high school football season, it’s time for an updated 2020 Fabulous 55. Not much has changed at the top, as eight of the previous top-10 ranked prospects are still in the top 10. And Galena … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas targets Brandon Campbell, Jordon Thomas ready for junior seasons

HOUSTON — A host of elite prospects from the Houston-area converged last Saturday night for the final Fast 7v7 tune-up before the start of actual football practices. The stars in attendance weren’t just incoming seniors. The 2021 class is headlining recruiting news with 2020 classes filling. Forty … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas targets Xavion Alford, Joshua Eaton discuss their approaching decisions

HOUSTON — It’s almost odd for a star in the 2020 class to still be uncommitted. Forty players on the Fabulous 55 are already pledged to a school. The trend is continued residue from the advent of the early signing period and the ability of … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with 2021 offensive tackle Hayden Conner

Katy Taylor offensive tackle Hayden Conner shocked the recruiting world on July 23 when he committed to Texas. It wasn’t that the four-star wasn’t high on the Longhorns from the beginning. It was that he pulled the trigger so early in the recruiting process. His commitment was … Read More

The Dotted Line: Where will Texas find wide receivers in the 2020 class?

On the offensive side of the ball, wide receiver remains Texas’ glaring weak spot for the 2020 class. Hudson Card and Ja’Quinden Jackson are high four-star prospects committed to compete at quarterback. Five-star running back Bijan Robinson’s commitment gives the … Read More