On Friday, Texas landed a commitment from three-star Baton Rouge defensive end Malcolm Roach.
Roach’s pledge brings Texas’ 2016 class to 10 members.
According to 247Sports’ composite ratings, Roach is the nation’s No. 27 strong side defensive end and the No. 31 prospect in Louisiana. He chose Texas over Arkansas, Missouri, Mississippi State and Texas Tech.
Roach is the third player from Louisiana to join Charlie Strong’s second full recruiting class following DT Gerald Wilbon and TE Peyton Aucoin.
Prior to Roach’s commitment, Texas’ class was ranked No. 54 by 247. His highlights video can be found here.
2016 Texas Longhorns recruiting class
Here's a look at the recruits who have committed to Texas coach Charlie Strong for the 2016 recruiting cycle. Star rankings from 247sports. Oral commitments are non-binding. National signing day is Feb. 3.
Player Pos. School Stars Committed
Collin Johnson WR San Jose (V. Christ.), Calif. 4 4/17/2014
Reggie Hemphill-Mapps WR Manvel 3 10/4/2014
Demarco Boyd ILB Gilmer 3 1/30/2015
Shane Buechele QB Arlington Lamar 4 2/23/2015
Tope Imade OG Arlington Bowie 3 5/26/2015
Gerald Wilbon DT Destrehan (La.) 3 6/17/2015
Peyton Aucoin TE New Orleans (La.) Martin 3 7/24/2015
Malcolm Roach DE Baton Rouge (La.) 3 11/6/2015
Andrew Fitzgerald DE Flower Mound 4 11/12/2015
Denzel Okafor G Lewisville 4 11/14/2015
Davion Curtis WR Temple 3 11/19/2015
Jean Delance OT North Mesquite 4 1/2/16
Zach Shackelford G Belton 3 1/17/16
Eric Cuffee CB Waco 4 1/28/16
Lil'Jordan Humphrey WR Southlake Carroll 3 1/30/16
Kyle Porter RB Katy 4 2/2/16
D'Andre Christmas-Giles DT New Orleans (La.) 3 2/2/16
Marcel Southall DT Duncanville 3 2/3/16
Chris Daniels DT Euless Trinity 4 2/3/16
Brandon Jones S Nacogdoches 4 2/3/16
Erick Fowler LB Manor 4 2/3/16
Chris Brown S Alief Elsik 3 2/3/16
Jeffrey McCulloch LB Aldine Davis 4 2/3/16
Jordan Elliott DT Houston Westside 4 2/3/16
Devin Duvernay WR Sachse 4 6/22/16
JP Urquidez OT Copperas Cove 4 6/25/16
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