The Dotted Line

Stay updated on latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorns recruiting beat writer Mike Craven of 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: What’s Texas’ recruiting plan at the linebacker position in 2020?

Recruiting is cyclical. Sometimes Houston possesses more talent than Dallas-Fort Worth. Sometimes it’s the other way around. Sometimes a class is loaded at one position and void of elite talent at another. That’s the case in 2019 with linebackers. Texas needs to sign a solid class at the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas quarterback commit Hudson Card matures as leader for Lake Travis

The legacy of elite quarterbacks at Lake Travis High School dates back to 2004. Every starting quarterback since that year signed with an FBS program. Ohio State head coach Ryan Day once joked with head Cavaliers coach Hank Carter that Lake Travis was the only … Read More

The Dotted Line: A closer look at four recent Texas offers

Spring practice ended for the Longhorns with the Orange-White game on Saturday night — just in time for spring practices to begin for big high schools across the state. It’s a chance for the Texas coaching staff to scour the state for new prospects, and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Mookie Cooper discusses his Texas de-commitment, recruiting status

ST. LOUIS  —  Four-star wide receiver Mookie Cooper was enamored with Texas as a sophomore and into his junior season. He was the one who convinced St. Louis (Mo.) Trinity Catholic teammate Marcus Washington to take a visit to Texas for the Longhorns’ win over … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas signee Marcus Washington readies for his new path in Austin

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The goal for Texas wide receiver signee Marcus Washington was simple: Do something better. He learned that at an early age from a father who is no stranger to mistakes. Marcus, a 6-2 wide receiver from Trinity Catholic … Read More