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Longhorns extend pair of offers to out-of-state recruits

The Longhorns extended a pair of offers to elite out-of-state recruits in the 2019 recruiting class on Wednesday afternoon when 4-star running back Jerrion Early (Miss.) and 5-star defensive tackle Faatui Tuitele (Hawaii) announced new offers via Twitter. Texas is yet to gain a commitment at either … Read More

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Baylor hires former Longhorn star Frank Okam as new assistant coach

Former Texas star defensive tackle Frank Okam, who was a member of the 2005 national championship team, has been hired by Baylor as an assistant coach.   Okam, 32, will coach the Bears’ defensive line. Baylor coach Matt Rhule announced the hiring on Wednesday. “Frank is a living embodiment of … Read More

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Texas ex Malik Jefferson explains decision to sign with Lil Wayne’s agency

Predictions abound regarding the football future of Texas ex Malik Jefferson, but so far the linebacker from Mesquite has made one thing abundantly clear: He is going to do things his own way. Jefferson turned heads last month when it was reported that he had signed with Young … Read More

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Bohls: Malik weighed the risks and long-term safety and health in choosing to go pro

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here are Kirk’s takes on those items: On Malik Jefferson’s reasons why he declared for the NFL draft: Former Texas linebacker Malik Jefferson said he chose to leave school early … Read More

The Dotted Line: Deondrick Glass, Marcus Stripling talk Texas interest

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.  … Read More

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4-star defensive back Erick Young includes Texas in his top 10

Tuesday afternoon one of the top defensive backs in the state included the Longhorns in his top 10 when Erick Young of Fort Bend Bush released his list on Twitter. The Fabulous 55 member is listed as a cornerback on recruiting sites, but Texas … Read More

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Longhorns miss cut for 4-star wide receiver Arjei Henderson

The Longhorns missed the cut for elite Fort Bend Travis wide receiver Arjei Henderson on Tuesday afternoon when the 4-star wide receiver named Texas A&M, Alabama and Oklahoma as his final three. Henderson didn’t attend Texas’ junior days over the weekend. He is the No. 2-ranked player … Read More

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Texas offers 3-star Temple tight end Jared Wiley

Texas’ search for a tight end in the 2019 class led the Longhorn staff to Temple. Three-star prospect Jared Wiley of Temple High School picked up an offer from the Longhorns on Tuesday afternoon, days after Texas extended an offer to Brock High School … Read More

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Texas spring game on April 21 going under the lights, kickoff at 6:30 p.m.

Texas is going under the lights for its annual spring game. The school announced Tuesday the annual Orange-White game that caps spring practice will begin at 6:30 p.m. on April 21 at Royal-Memorial Stadium. It’s the first time the spring game has been held at night … Read More

The Dotted Line: Roschon Johnson, top defensive targets discuss Texas’ junior day

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.  … Read More

The Dotted Line: Area wide receivers visit Texas for junior day

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.  … Read More

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Ex-defensive lineman Max Cummins to compete as a tight end when Texas opens spring drills

With spring drills set to start next month, Texas has edited to its roster. Freshman Max Cummins will enter this spring as a tight end. The 6-6, 260-pound Cummins redshirted during the 2017 season, but he was listed as a defensive lineman. Cummins’ position change was first noticed by 247Sports. Read More

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This week in mock drafts: Will Connor Williams and Malik Jefferson still be teammates in 2018?

Will Connor Williams become a Bengal? Will Malik Jefferson also become a Bengal? With the NFL Draft upcoming, Texas will have no shortage of professional prospects. Williams, an offensive lineman, and Jefferson, a linebacker, both entered the draft after leaving a year of eligibility on the table. As did punter … Read More

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Texas completes shuffling of offensive coaching duties as Corby Meekins moves to receiving corps

Going forward, Texas assistant coach Corby Meekins will have a new role within Texas’ football program. Per a Texas spokesperson, Meekins will coach receivers alongside Drew Mehringer this upcoming season. Meekins’ responsibilities will also be expanded on special teams. Last year, Meekins coached tight ends at Texas. Read More

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Texas WR Collin Johnson uses YouTube to share experiences with fans

Texas wide receiver Collin Johnson is allowing fans a unique glimpse into his life using social media. Late last month he started a video blog on YouTube in which he documents workouts and provides life advice for prospective college athletes and football players. RELATED: Collin Johnson’s next trick … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ 2019 wish list includes the best in-state prospects

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.  … Read More

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Texas-ex Derrick Johnson departs Kansas City after 13 seasons

Derrick Johnson will likely endear himself to a third football fanbase in the near future, after the Kansas City Chiefs announced Tuesday the 13-year linebacker will become a free agent. Johnson has played his entire career with the Chiefs, becoming the all-time leading tackler for the franchise and a fan … Read More

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Sports Illustrated: Texas pulls in best recruiting class at 2 positions

If you’ve been following Texas recruiting closely, you already know that the Longhorns pulled in an all-star list of the best defensive backs in the country. RELATED: Grading Texas’ 2018 recruiting class: Defense So, at what other position group did Tom Herman stock up? … Read More

The Dotted Line: Impact of select 7-on-7 football is growing in Texas

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.  … Read More

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Grad transfer offensive tackle Calvin Anderson includes Longhorns in final four

The passing of national signing day won’t stop Tom Herman and the Texas Longhorns from adding talent to the football team in form of graduate transfers. The top target on the board is former Rice Owl offensive tackle Calvin Anderson. Read More