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: Texas’ 2020 wishlist shortens with recent recruiting successes

Texas’ 2020 class sits at 17 commitments and ranks sixth in the nation. Tom Herman is putting together another elite group of prospects in his fourth UT class. The spots left in the cycle are limited with the Longhorns expected to take a larger class … Read More

The Dotted Line: Scouting Texas’ nine offensive commitments in the 2020 recruiting class

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class consists of 17 prospects and ranks sixth in the nation. It’s the top-ranked class in the Big 12. That wasn’t true in July as the Longhorns struggled to gain commitments while rivals like Oklahoma and Texas A&M sprinted … Read More

The Dotted Line: Love of football, Austin made Texas the right choice for Utah’s Fillinger

DRAPER, Utah — Corner Canyon defensive end Van Fillinger bugged his mom the entire summer before the third grade, begging to play football. The family had moved to Utah from Arizona a year before and his mom, Janel, missed the sign-ups the previous … Read More

The Dotted Line: In Big 12 recruiting, there’s Texas and Oklahoma and then everybody else

The recruiting landscape within the Big 12 changed over the summer as Texas began surging to the top of the rankings. The Longhorns added 10 commitments since the start of June and their national class ranking jumped from the 30s to No. 6, per 247Sports’ composite ratings. Read More

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