Less than a week removed from a wild flurry of National Signing Day activity that landed Texas the best recruiting class in the Big 12, the break is over.
Texas coach Charlie Strong deliberately used the slow burn tactic of signing players, but maybe he won’t have to do that for the 2017 class.
The next class already has a solid start with three four-star recruits already committed, and those player rankings don’t even reflect any 2016 summer and fall development. Translation: The guys who have committed can always improve their ratings by the various recruiting experts.
So here’s who says they’re coming to Texas in 2017:
2017 Texas Longhorns recruiting classHere's a look at the recruits who have committed to Texas coach Tom Herman for the 2017 recruiting cycle. Star rankings from Horns247. Oral commitments are non-binding. National signing day is Feb. 1, 2017.
|Damion Miller||WR||Tyler John Tyler||4||6/25/2015|
|Kobe Boyce||CB||Lake Dallas||3||4/3/2016|
|Joshua Rowland*||K||Miss. Gulf Coast CC||N/A||12/11/16|
|Toneil Carter||RB||Langham Creek||4||12/19/16|
|Cade Brewer||TE||Lake Travis||3||12/23/16|
|Daniel Young||RB||Houston Westfield||3||12/23/16|
|Derek Kerstetter||OL||San Antonio Reagan||3||12/26/16|
|Reese Leitao||TE||Tulsa (Okla.) Jenks||3||12/29/16|
|Max Cummins||OL||FW All Saints||3||1/17/17|
|Gary Johnson||LB||Dodge City CC||4||1/20/17|
|*-indicates signed letter of intent|
Here’s who Texas is chasing, as of Feb. 8, 2016.
|Derrick Tucker||Safety||Manvel, Texas (Manvel High School)||4-star|
|Austin Deculus||Offensive tackle||Cypress, Texas (Cy-Fair High School)||4-star|
|Camron Buckley||Wide receiver||Cedar Hill, Texas (Cedar Hill High School)||4-star|
|Dylan Moses||Linebacker||Bradenton, Fla. (IMG Academy)||5-star|
|Marvin Wilson||Defensive tackle||Bellaire, Texas (Episcopal High School)||5-star|
|Jeffrey Okudah||Safety||Grand Prairie, Texas (South Grand Prairie High School)||5-star|
|Toneil Carter||Running back||Houston, Texas (Langham Creek High School)||4-star|
|J.K. Dobbins||Running back||La Grange, Texas (La Grange High School)||4-star|
|William Poole III||Cornerback||Atalanta, Ga. (Hapeville Charter High School)||4-star|
|Walker Little||Offensive tackle||Bellaire, Texas (Episcopal High School)||4-star|
|Taquon Graham||Defensive end||Temple, Texas (Temple High School)||4-star|
|Eno Benjamin||Running back||Wylie, Texas (Wylie East High School)||4-star|
|Adrian Ealy||Offensive tackle||Baton Rouge, La. (University Laboratory School)||4-star|
|Charleston Rambo||Wide receiver||Cedar Hill, Texas (Cedar High School)||4-star|
|Santino Marchiol||Linebacker||Bradenton, Fla. (IMG Academy)||4-star|
|Levi Jones||Linebacker||Austin, Texas (Westlake High School)||4-star|
|Will Farrar||Offensive guard||Richmond, Texas (Travis High School)||3-star|
|Lindell Stone||Quarterback||Woodberry Forest, Va. (Woodberry High School)||3-star|
|Josh Clarke||Linebacker||New Orleans, La. (Riverdale High School)||3-star|
|Tyler Hamilton||Wide receiver||Hilton Head Island, S.C. (Hilton Head High School)||3-star|
|Chance McLeod||Tight end||Victoria, Texas (Victoria East High School)||3-star|
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