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: Young prospects expected to converge on Texas for camp on Friday

Young prospects become priority at camp Texas’ 2019 recruiting class is essentially halfway done with Texas holding 13 commitments as August approaches. Tom Herman’s program readies for the end of dead period with a camp to be held Friday on campus. The expectant visitors include some 2019 … Read More

The Dotted Line: Trio of 2019 targets, one out-of-state commitment expected on campus Friday

Dead period ends Friday  Recruiting sparks back to life Friday with the end of dead period. Coaching staffs across the country can again contact recruits and host prospects on campus for unofficial or official visits. Texas is kicking off the new recruiting period with a camp consisting … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five true freshman ready to make an impact early in Texas careers

New rule changes strategy in use of true freshman This will be the first season coaches can utilize a new NCAA rule allowing players to compete in four games without losing a redshirt. That means more young players will get a shot to impress during in-game action. Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking Texas’ 13 commitments for the 2019 recruiting class

How do the out-of-state commits stack up? It’s tough to rank the members of Texas’ 2019 class because six of the current 13 commitments play football outside of the state. The Fabulous 55 allows us to rank the in-state prospects. Jordan Whittington, a wide … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas must address recruiting holes after dead period concludes

Holes to fill on the recruiting trail The recruiting dead period ends July 24, which means Texas coaches can begin to contact prospects again as football season peeks around the corner. The Longhorns remained alive on the recruiting trail since dead period began on June 25, gaining … Read More