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The Dotted Line: An early look at Texas’ 2022 defensive offers

Early offers are the best indication of how a coaching staff views the next recruiting cycle. Texas prefers to keep offer numbers low, especially early. Only 29 juniors-to-be hold UT offers heading into the spring evaluation period. If history holds, the Longhorns will begin adding commitments to the 2022 class … Read More

The Dotted Line: An early look at Texas’ 2022 offensive offers

Early offers are the best indication of how a coaching staff views the next recruiting cycle. Texas prefers to keep offer numbers low, especially early. Only 29 juniors-to-be hold UT offers heading into the spring evaluation period. If history holds, the Longhorns will begin adding commitments to the … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: 2021 Offensive Linemen and Tight Ends

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This week, Danny and Mike are taking a look at Texas and the recruitment of offensive linemen and tight ends during the 2021 recruiting cycle. The Dotted Line: … Read More

The Dotted Line: Predicting the destinations of the top uncommitted prospects in Texas

Six of the top 10 players on the initial 2021 Fabulous 55 are already committed to college programs, including Houston Bellaire Episcopal offensive lineman Donovan Jackson, the state’s top prospect who’s pledged to Ohio State. Texas owns commitments from Denton … Read More

The Dotted Line: Three questions Texas must answer to sign another top 10 recruiting class

The dead period is over. Texas coaches can contact potential recruits throughout March leading into the spring evaluation period of April. In short, business is about to pick up for Longhorns recruiting. Texas has six commitments for the 2021 class, which … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas, Kansas State lead the Big 12 early in the 2021 recruiting race

The Big 12 recruiting race is a yearly battle between Texas and Oklahoma. The 2021 cycle is unlikely to be any different, though the Sooners sit in the third spot early. Expect movement over the next few months as top juniors take visits in … Read More

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How did Texas fare at the 2020 NFL Combine?

With their eyes on a career in football, four Longhorns recently attempted to stand out at the 2020 NFL Combine. Receivers Collin Johnson and Devin Duvernay, defensive lineman Malcolm Roach and safety Brandon Jones were all invited to the annual event, which wrapped up on Sunday. While in Indianapolis, workouts, … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking updates on Texas’ 2021 commits include a new five-star

Another early recruiting update changed the rankings of Texas’ 2021 class that currently consists of six in-state prospects. Five of those players are ranked on the initial Fabulous 55. The 247Sports composite rankings recently updated to award one of the … Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Vince Young

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about football player Vince Young. A 6-5 quarterback out of Houston, Young ranks sixth in career rushing yards at Texas. Only … Read More

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Golden: Texas’ Duvernay, Johnson are on different paths to the same NFL goal

Collin Johnson has to prove himself all over again. Meanwhile, his fellow Texas receiver Devin Duvernay is climbing the draft charts after an impressive showing this week at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. Duvernay and Johnson both will be drafted in April, but the question is on what day? … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: 2021 Wide Receivers and Defensive Backs

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This week, Danny and Mike are taking a look at Texas and the recruitment of receivers, cornerbacks and safeties during the 2021 recruiting cycle. Plus, we are discussing where to eat in Houston in … Read More

Texas WR Joshua Moore pleads no contest to weapons charge

Texas wide receiver Joshua Moore pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor weapons charge and is expected to be with the team for spring practices after serving a year-long suspension from participating in games last season. Moore, 20, entered the plea to County Court-at-Law Judge Nancy Hohengarten after reaching an … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking the recruiting importance of each defensive position for Texas

Texas’ 2021 class sits at six members, currently ranking seventh in the country and first in the Big 12. Five of those six prospects are on our initial Fabulous 55. Two of the six commitments project to the defensive side of the ball. To consider the … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 170: Texas legend Andre Robertson on playing in the 70s: Houston Chronicle’s John McClain on the Texans, Devin Duvernay

In Episode 170 of the On Second Thought podcast, Longhorn legend Andre Robertson looks back on his most vivid memories — both good and bad — from being the first black Texas scholarship baseball player during the 1970s to his five years in the Major Leagues with the New York … Read More

The Dotted Line: Ranking the recruiting importance of each offensive position for Texas

Texas’ 2021 class sits at six members, currently ranking seventh in the country and first in the Big 12. Five of those six prospects are on our initial Fabulous 55. Five of the six commitments also project to the offensive side of the ball. Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ recruiting defensive wishlist for the 2021 cycle

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class rests at six commitments, ranking seventh in the nation and first in the Big 12 as the spring evaluation period creeps toward college coaches and high school prospects. The Longhorns held eight commitments at one time, but decommitments from wide receiver … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ recruiting offensive wish list for the 2021 cycle

Texas’ 2021 recruiting class rests at six commitments, ranking seventh in the nation and first in the Big 12 as the spring evaluation period creeps toward college coaches and high school prospects. The Longhorns held eight commitments at one time, but decommitments from wide … Read More

Texas regents set to approve guaranteed deals for coordinators Mike Yurcich, Chris Ash

Both of Texas’ new football coordinators will get roughly the same amount of total money as their predecessors, according to contract information submitted to the UT System Board of Regents. Next week, UT regents will approve a three-year contract for offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich worth approximately … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: 2021 Running Backs and Linebackers

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This week, Danny and Mike are taking a look at Texas and the recruitment of running backs and linebackers during the 2021 recruiting cycle. Plus, four-star defensive lineman Landon Jackson talks about his recruitment. Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas wants dynamic talent at the wide receiver, tight end positions

Texas inked 19 players in the 2020 class, which ended with national signing day. Texas’ class ranked ninth in the nation and first in the Big 12. The Longhorns have more scholarships for the 2021 cycle and hope to land a top-five class. Read More