Texas commit Jaden Hullaby moved back to Mansfield Timberview for his senior year. (Mike Craven)

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Meet the Longhorns: Texas may have rediscovered a fullback or H-back in Timberview’s Jaden Hullaby

Posted December 18th, 2019


Jaden Hullaby, athlete, Mansfield Timberview

FYI: 3-stars; 6-2/205; No. 34-ranked ATH

Fabulous 55 ranking: 79th

Committed: March 30


What he brings to Texas’ table: Hullaby is a physical force at running back and when he gets out of the backfield as a receiver. His skills suggest a number of possibilities for him as a Longhorn, including fullback. He’s big enough to block and he’s athletic enough to squirt out of the backfield. He can also play some tight end or even wide receiver on third downs and in the red zone.

But he won’t be expected to make an immediate impact. He’s not a five-star prospect ready to contribute right away, though his body makeup is strong and he could fill a role currently void on the UT roster if he can truly play fullback and H-back. Expect Hullaby to build his body in the weight room and fine-tune his skills at whatever position the Longhorns play him in his first year or two.

A redshirt is not a negative for a player with as much untapped potential and upside as Hullaby, especially considering that a new position must likely be learned.

He said it: β€œI’m a Swiss army knife.” β€” Hullaby

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A list of Texas commitments in the 2020 recruiting class.
Hudson CardQBLake Travis4May 25 (2018)
Logan ParrOGSan Antonio O'Connor4Oct. 28 (2018)
Jake MajorsOGProsper4Jan. 24
Jaylen GarthOTPort Neches-Groves4Feb. 17
Jaden HullabyATHBishop Dunne3March 30
Ja'Quinden JacksonQB/ATHDuncanville4June 3
Kitan CrawfordCBJohn Tyler4June 21
Prince DorbahOLBHighland Park4July 9
Vernon BroughtonDTCy Ridge4July 17
Andrej KaricOTSouthlake Carroll3July 24
Bijan RobinsonRBSalpointe Catholic (Ariz.)5Aug. 2
Jerrin ThompsonSLufkin4Aug. 11
Xavion AlfordSAlvin Shadow Creek4Aug. 16
Troy OmeireWRFort Bend Austin4Sept. 20
Dajon HarrisonATHHutto3Nov. 5
Sawyer Goram-WelchDTLongview3Dec. 15
Jaylan FordOLBFrisco Lone Star3Dec. 19
Kelvontay DixonWRCarthage4Feb. 4

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