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: Five in-person scouting reports on 2020 Texas targets

Texas is nearly 80 percent done with its 2019 recruiting class with five weeks until the three-day early signing period starting on Dec. 19. The class ranks seventh in the nation and holds 20 commitments. The focus of the recruiting efforts won’t completely shift to the top … Read More

The Dotted Line: Playoffs start for in-state commits; continue for out-of-state pledges

Seven of the 11 in-state commitments of the 2019 cycle made the playoffs, while both 2020 pledges reached the playoffs with relative ease. The out-of-state commits started playoffs in previous weeks. A handful of future Longhorns possess a real shot at a title run. It’s win or go home for … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas target Jacoby Jones de-commits from Oklahoma, more recruiting notes

Texas’ search for more defensive linemen could lead to an acquisition in the JUCO market now that defensive end Jacoby Jones of Butler C.C. (Mo.) de-committed from Oklahoma on Monday. The 6-4, 250-pound three-star was offered by Texas back in May and is expected to visit Austin … Read More

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