Lake Dallas cornerback Kobe Boyce committed to Texas on Sunday, becoming the fifth player to join the Longhorns’ 2017 class.
Boyce is a three-star prospect and the nation’s No. 73 cornerback, according to 247Sports’ composite ratings. Though his ranking may be underwhelming, Boyce’s skills attracted offers from several major programs including Baylor, Texas A&M, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Ole Miss.
— Kobe Boyce (@KobeBoyce) April 3, 2016
Boyce (6-0, 163) finished the 2015 season at Lake Dallas with 40 tackles, eight pass break ups and two interceptions.
With Boyce in the fold, UT’s class now ranks No. 18 nationally and No. 2 in the Big 12 to Oklahoma. Boyce is the Longhorns’ first 2017 pick-up since Bullard tight end Major Tennison and Liberty-Eylau defensive end Lagaryonn Carson chose UT on consecutive days last October.
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|
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