Texas’ 2019 recruiting class grew to 19 members on Tuesday when four-star Odessa Permian athlete Peyton Powell pledged to the Longhorns over Oklahoma, Ohio State and TCU. The 6-foot-2, 182-pounder starts at quarterback for Permian and hopes to start his career at the position in college. Depending on his future position, he’s either the second quarterback commit, the fourth wide receiver or defensive back pledge in the class.
He’s the No. 19-ranked athlete in the 2019 class because of his upside at defensive back or wide receiver. Powell took an official visit to Austin on Oct. 13.
“It was amazing,” he said after the visit. “I liked everything about it.”
Texas is on pace to sign its second consecutive top 10 class under Herman. The Longhorns were among his 24 offers. Powell is a tremendous athlete. He ran a verified 4.45-second 40-yard dash at The Opening regional in Dallas. He also posted a 4.25 shuttle and a 37.6 inch vertical. He played at Midland Christian prior to his senior season.
2019 Texas Longhorns recruiting class
|Roschon Johnson||QB||Port Neches-Groves||4||July 21 (2017)|
|T'Vondre Sweat||DE||Huntsville||3||Feb. 28|
|Jordan Whittington||WR||Cuero||4||March 10|
|De'Gabriel Floyd||OLB||Westlake Village (Calif.)||4||March 31|
|Kenyatta Watson II||DB||Grayson (Ga.)||4||May 1|
|Brayden Liebrock||TE||Chandler (Ariz.)||3||May 8|
|Tyler Johnson||OL||Conroe Oak Ridge||4||May 25|
|Jared Wiley||TE||Temple||3||May 26|
|Jake Smith||WR||Notre Dame Preparatory (Ariz.)||4||June 3|
|Peter Mpagi||DE||George Ranch||3||June 16|
|Chris Adimora||S||Mayfair (Calif.)||4||July 1|
|Marques Caldwell||CB||Alvin||3||July 7|
|Marcus Tillman Jr.||OLB||Jones (Fla.)||3||July 28|
|Javonne Shepherd||OT||North Forest||4||July 29|
|Derrian Brown||RB||Buford (Ga.)||4||Sept. 16|
|Tyler Owens||S||Plano East||4||Sept. 24|
|David Gbenda||ILB||Katy Cinco Ranch||4||Sept. 30|
|Marcus Washington||WR||Trinity Catholic (Mo.)||4||Oct. 26|
|Myron Warren||DE||Many (La.)||3||Nov. 19|
|Jacoby Jones||DE||Butler C.C.||3||Nov. 21|
|Caleb Johnson||OLB||Fullerton College (Calif.)||3||Dec. 17|
|Kennedy Lewis||WR||Melissa||3||Dec. 18|
|Isaiah Hookfin||OT||Fort Bend Dulles||4||Dec. 21|
|Bru McCoy||ATH||Mater Dei (Calif.)||5||Jan. 25|
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