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Texas recruiting trail: Getting social

Posted January 26th, 2016

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Less than a week from National Signing Day, social media is starting to buzz with who will go where.

There are some cryptic tweets from recruits:

And:

And others, like this one from a former Longhorn standout, are just pretty funny, creative and helpful:

In some actual recruiting news, Texas target D’Andre Christmas-Giles cut his recruiting list down this week:

https://twitter.com/_DChristmas/status/691803136227446784

Christmas-Giles includes LSU on his recruiting list. LSU has one of the top projected recruiting classes in college football. And Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal, who played basketball at San Antonio Cole High School, gave the world some insight on what his recruitment was like to LSU to play basketball.

Here’s the list of committed players so far:

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.

PlayerPos.SchoolStarsCommitted
Collin JohnsonWRSan Jose (V. Christ.), Calif.44/17/2014
Reggie Hemphill-MappsWRManvel310/4/2014
Demarco BoydILBGilmer31/30/2015
Shane BuecheleQBArlington Lamar42/23/2015
Tope ImadeOGArlington Bowie35/26/2015
Gerald WilbonDTDestrehan (La.)36/17/2015
Peyton AucoinTENew Orleans (La.) Martin37/24/2015
Malcolm RoachDEBaton Rouge (La.)311/6/2015
Andrew FitzgeraldDEFlower Mound411/12/2015
Denzel OkaforGLewisville411/14/2015
Davion CurtisWRTemple311/19/2015
Jean DelanceOTNorth Mesquite41/2/16
Zach ShackelfordGBelton31/17/16
Eric CuffeeCBWaco41/28/16
Lil'Jordan HumphreyWRSouthlake Carroll31/30/16
Kyle PorterRBKaty42/2/16
D'Andre Christmas-GilesDTNew Orleans (La.)32/2/16
Marcel SouthallDTDuncanville32/3/16
Chris DanielsDTEuless Trinity42/3/16
Brandon JonesSNacogdoches42/3/16
Erick FowlerLBManor42/3/16
Chris BrownSAlief Elsik32/3/16
Jeffrey McCullochLBAldine Davis42/3/16
Jordan ElliottDTHouston Westside42/3/16
Devin DuvernayWRSachse46/22/16
JP UrquidezOTCopperas Cove46/25/16

 

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