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The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with 2020 offensive lineman Jake Majors

Texas’ 2020 class grew to three members last Thursday when three-star offensive lineman Jake Majors of Prosper pledged to the Longhorns. It was somewhat lost in the shuffle due to the news that 2019 five-star athlete Bru McCoy transferred to Texas from USC. Still, … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas adds the No. 1 athlete in the nation in Bru McCoy

Texas set the recruiting landscape abuzz Friday afternoon when it was confirmed that five-star athlete Bru McCoy transferred to the Longhorns and plans to enroll this week. The No. 1-rated athlete in the nation signed with USC and even attended classes before entering the transfer … Read More

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Charles Omenihu selected to compete in All-Star Football Challenge

Texas defensive lineman Charles Omenihu will compete in the State Farm All-Star Football Challenge, the school announced Friday. The competition will take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington next Friday and will air on ESPN2 at 8 p.m. The skills competition has six teams, featuring 24 college football stars. Omenihu … Read More

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Five-star athlete Bru McCoy to enroll at Texas

The recruiting world will forever remember the Bru McCoy saga. The five-star prospect from Mater Dei High School in California is the No. 1-rated athlete in the nation, specializing as a wide receiver and an outside linebacker at one of the nation’s premier prep academies. Read More

Revisiting our 2014 Fabulous 55: If we had to do it all over again …

If we knew then what we know now, the top 10 prospects on our 2014 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits would have looked like this: 1. Myles Garrett, defensive end: The Texas A&M defensive end from Arlington Martin was the top player taken in the 2017 NFL … Read More

Revisiting our 2014 Fabulous 55 (and no, you won’t find Patrick Mahomes or D’Onta Foreman on it)

This recruit was so important to his program that Kevin Sumlin, then the coach at Texas A&M, borrowed a maroon helicopter from a booster so he could drop in for a high school football game. Back in September 2013, Sumlin didn’t have time to waste. He was preparing his team … Read More

The Dotted Line: The Bru McCoy situation is the first casualty of the early signing period

The advent of the early signing period was beneficial for both players and schools. It allowed prospects to move past the recruiting pressure. It allowed programs to lock in recruits to national letters of intent and avoid babysitting pledges throughout January. But … Read More

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Texas adds 2020 offensive lineman Jake Majors to strong early class

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class grew to three members on Thursday night when three-star offensive tackle Jake Majors pledged to the Longhorns. The Prosper High School product joins fellow offensive lineman Logan Parr and four-star quarterback Hudson Card in the … Read More

Commitment 101: Three-star offensive tackle Jake Majors picks Texas over Stanford, Oklahoma

Three-star offensive tackle Jake Majors of Prosper High School became the third member of Texas’ 2020 recruiting class on Thursday night, joining fellow offensive linemen Logan Parr and four-star Lake Travis quarterback Hudson Card. Majors was among an elite group … Read More

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Five-star athlete Bru McCoy is back on the market, in transfer portal

Five-star 2019 athlete Bru McCoy signed with USC, started classes and is now in the transfer portal. The Mater Dei (Calif.) product chose the Trojans over Texas at the All-American Bowl in San Antonio on Jan. 5. He started classes last week. Read More

The Dotted Line: Jake Majors’ looming decision provides recruiting insight for Texas

Texas hopes to add its third member to the 2020 recruiting class later today when three-star offensive tackle Jake Majors announces his college destination. The 6-4, 285-pound product from  Prosper holds 15 offers and was a second-team all-district selection as a junior. Read More

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Texas announces date, kickoff time for the annual Orange-White spring game

The Texas spring game will once again be under the lights at Royal-Memorial Stadium. The Longhorns announced Wednesday their annual spring game will be Saturday, April 13. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. The 2019 Texas Spring Game will take … Read More

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With smaller crowds spotted across the nation, Texas drew more football fans in 2018

During the 2018 football season, Texas sold out three home games and averaged 97,713 fans over its six appearances at Royal-Memorial Stadium. UT’s attendance numbers at home ranked seventh nationally. In 2017, UT drew an average of 92,778 fans for its six home games. That 5.3 percent increase in the … Read More

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Texas RBs Kyle Porter, Tristan Houston put names into NCAA transfer database

Texas running backs Kyle Porter and Tristan Houston have reportedly put their names into the NCAA transfer database and will look at other options, according to Inside Texas. Porter and Houston are both on track to graduate in May and could leave as graduate transfers. Read More

The Dotted Line: One year later, grading Texas’ 2018 defensive class

Texas returned to the national discussion in 2018 as Tom Herman led his program to 10 wins and a Sugar Bowl victory over Georgia. The momentum started on the recruiting trail with the 2018 class, the first full cycle for Herman and his staff in Austin. The Longhorns inked the … Read More

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Longhorns in the NFL: Another Longhorn guaranteed to earn Super Bowl ring

Is there such a thing as a former Longhorn? These players will always be Longhorns to University of Texas fans, even though they’ve graduated to the next level of football. Every week we’ll update you on how they performed the previous weekend. Here’s a look at the Longhorns in the … Read More

Texas president Fenves: Safety taken seriously, but Bevo’s here to stay

As far as University of Texas President Gregory L. Fenves is concerned, Bevo XV remains “a great symbol for the university” even though the longhorn mascot lunged out of his corral at the Sugar Bowl amid a crush of photographers and other onlookers. “We take the safety very seriously, but we’re … Read More

The Dotted Line: One year later, grading Texas’ 2018 offensive class

Texas returned to the national discussion in 2018 as Tom Herman led his program to 10 wins and a Sugar Bowl victory over Georgia. The momentum started on the recruiting trail with the 2018 class, the first full cycle for Herman and his staff in Austin. The Longhorns inked the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Logan Parr, Chad Lindberg discuss bond, potential future at Texas

Texas played host to more than a dozen of its top 2020 targets over the weekend. The group included five-star running back Zach Evans, five-star wide receiver Demond Demas and a handful of the state’s best offensive linemen, like current commit … Read More

After transfers, Texas coach Tom Herman ‘excited’ about new-look quarterback room

Texas coach Tom Herman said he’s “excited” about the quarterback depth going forward but acknowledged it’s a new era with the advent of the NCAA transfer database. “In this day and age, to expect probably more than three (quarterbacks) on scholarship is going to be tough,” … Read More