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: In-person scouting reports of six 2019 Texas commits

The playoffs start for the 11-man football teams across the state of Texas. The Longhorns hold 20 commitments in the 2019 class with just over a month remaining before the early signing period starts on Dec. 19. Tom Herman’s program expects most of those prospects to sign on that day, … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with four-star athlete Peyton Powell

MIDLAND — Odessa Permian failed to beat rival Midland Lee in the final game of the regular season last Friday. Four-star athlete Peyton Powell did his part for Permian, however, throwing for three touchdowns. The Texas commit is listed as an athlete on recruiting sites. He starts … Read More

The Dotted Line: Noah Cain hangs out with Herb Hand; Chris Thompson a top 2020 target

Four-star running back Noah Cain spent his official visit with offensive line coach Herb Hand. The IMG Academy (Fla.) product knows what running back coach Stan Drayton brings to the table. Cain wanted a status check on his potential front line and he left Austin impressed. “The … Read More

The Dotted Line: The Week 11 guide to watch Texas commits

The final week of the regular season takes place in Texas while the Longhorns’ out-of-state commits start or continue a march toward a state title. Four-star linebacker commit De’Gabriel Floyd’s season ended in the first round of the playoffs last week in California. Each of the other 19 commitments in … Read More

The Dotted Line: Potential impact of Texas’ expected 2019 early enrollees

The trend of early enrollees continues in the 2019 class. It’s a fact of life now for high-profile prospects. Six of Texas’ 20 current commits are confirmed as early enrollees and that number should grow before the early signing period. Four-star offensive tackle Tyler … Read More