Tom Herman made another statement on the recruiting trail Sunday night when four-star safety Caden Sterns flipped his commitment from LSU to the Longhorns. Sterns is ranked No. 4 on the Fabulous 55 and is the No. 39 ranked national prospect in the nation, per 247Sports Composite.
Sterns helped Cibolo Steele reach the Class 6A Division I state championship game as a junior. He recorded 82 tackles and three interceptions as a junior, while contributing 302 yards receiving on offense. Sterns notched 57 tackles as a sophomore and is the No. 4 ranked safety in his class.
Sterns is the eighth Texas commit in the 2018 class, joining wide receiver Justin Watkins, quarterbacks Cameron Rising and Casey Thompson, offensive tackle Reese Moore, defensive end Ron Tatum, kicker Cameron Dicker and linebacker Byron Hobbs.
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