Class of 2018

Five-star quarterback Tanner McKee discusses his interest in Texas at The Opening

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The state of Texas didn’t produce an Elite 11 quarterback for this 2018 cycle. There are 14 Texans in Oregon for The Opening Finals, but not one plays quarterback. That doesn’t mean, however, that the Longhorns aren’t paying attention to any of the … Read More

Jerry Rice, Texas targets at wide receiver highlight day one of The Opening

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The initial day of The Opening Finals is tedious. Quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends are the only position groups at practice and the day is spent working on fundamentals and route concepts. It’s not always exciting. And then you notice the legendary … Read More

Four-star wide receiver Rondale Moore is ‘100-percent’ committed to Texas

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The newest Texas commitment participated Thursday in the first day of The Opening Final event hosted by Nike. Rondale Moore, a four-star slot receiver out of Trinity High School in Kentucky, pledged to the Longhorns on June 25, a week after visiting the … Read More

Four-star safety Caden Sterns is ready for The Opening, then Texas

BEAVERTON, Ore. — No program in the country possesses better safety commitments for the 2018 class than Texas. The trio of B.J. Foster, Caden Sterns and DeMarvion Overshown are one of the major reasons the Longhorns’ class is … Read More

The Opening Final preview: 14 Texans set to compete in Oregon

The Opening has become the premier offseason event in prep football; there are 166 of the top prospects in the country expected to compete at this year’s event in Beaverton, Ore., just outside of Portland. Many of those are, or were, in Texas’ radar at some point in the recruiting … Read More

Texas still searching for 2018 options along the defensive line

Five of Texas’ 11 commitments for the 2018 class play defense. Byron Hobbs and Ayodele Adeoye are linebackers while B.J. Foster, Caden Sterns and DeMarvion Overshown highlight the safety position. Read More

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Wide receiver Justin Watkins de-commits from Texas

East Ridge (Fla.) slot wide receiver Justin Watkins de-committed from Texas Sunday night. The four-star slot receiver announced his decision to open his recruitment hours after the Longhorns secured a commitment from four-star slot receiver Rondale Moore. Texas now holds 11 commitments … Read More

Commitment 101: Rondale Moore, wide receiver

Texas’ recruiting class grew to 12 members Sunday when four-star wide receiver Rondale Moore committed to the Longhorns. The 5-foot-8.5 slot receiver from Trinity High School in Kentucky joins Florida’s Justin Watkins as the two wide receiver commits in the class. Moore … Read More

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Four-star wide receiver Rondale Moore chooses Texas

Wide receiver Rondale Moore , a four-star prospect and the No. 1-ranked recruit in the state of Kentucky, became Texas’ 12th commitment for the 2018 class on Sunday when he announced his decision to play for the Longhorns. He’s the second receiver that has committed to … Read More

A trio of top-level in-state cornerbacks remain atop Texas’ recruiting board

Five of Texas’ 11 commitments for the 2018 class play defense. Byron Hobbs and Ayodele Adeoye are linebackers while B.J. Foster, Caden Sterns and DeMarvion Overshown highlight the safety position. Read More

Texas is poised to make a 2018 recruiting splash at tight end and offensive line

Texas built recruiting momentum early for the 2018 class with offensive star power. Tom Herman’s first commitment happened at junior day in February when four-star wide receiver Justin Watkins flipped from Florida State. It continued with commitments from quarterbacks Casey Thompson and … Read More

Texas remains in good shape with top 2018 wide receiver targets

Texas built recruiting momentum early for the 2018 class with offensive star power. Tom Herman’s first commitment happened at junior day in February when four-star wide receiver Justin Watkins flipped from Florida State. It continued with commitments from quarterbacks Casey Thompson and … Read More

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4-star linebacker Xavier Peters names Texas in top 10 schools

Texas remains in the mix for one of the top linebacker prospects in the Class of 2018. Xavier Peters, a four-star outside linebacker out of Lakota West (Ohio) High School, included the Longhorns in the top 10 list he released Friday on  Twitter. RELATED: Updating the odds … Read More

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Four-star offensive tackle Rafiti Ghirmai includes Texas in top 6

The list is dwindling for Frisco Wakeland offensive tackle Rafiti Ghirmai, and Texas remains in the mix. The four-star included the Longhorns in the top 10 list he released Wednesday via Twitter. Other schools on the list were Alabama, UCLA, LSU, Florida and Miami. RELATED: Updating the … Read More

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Nation’s top WR Terrace Marshall includes Texas in top 4

Texas remains in the mix for the top-ranked wide receiver recruit in the country. Terrace Marshall, a five-star prospect from Parkway High School in Bossier City, Louisiana, included the Longhorns in the top four he released Friday evening. He is also considering LSU, Miami and Texas A&M. Read More

Commitment 101: B.J. Foster, Angleton safety

Texas is building the best secondary class in the country for 2018. The Longhorns already held commitments from four-star safeties Caden Sterns and DeMarvion Overshown. Tom Herman’s program added a five-star prospect when Angleton’s B.J. Foster announced his … Read More

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Texas nabs commitment from five-star B.J. Foster, the nation’s No. 1 safety

Texas missed out on every top-10 player inside the state for the 2017 class. The Longhorns won’t repeat that failure in 2018 if B.J. Foster remains committed through national signing day. Tom Herman’s program earned a five-star pledge from the Angleton safety, who became Texas’ 12th … Read More

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Four-star cornerback D’Shawn Jamison names Texas in top 5

Texas moved a step closer to securing the commitment of four-star cornerback D’Shawn Jamison over the weekend when the Houston Lamar product announced his top five on Twitter, which included the Longhorns. The race for Jamison’s services is believed to be down to TCU and Texas. Read More

Commitment 101: Ayodele Adeoye, linebacker

The future Texas defense is beginning to take shape. Four-star linebacker Ayodele Adeoye arrived on campus this weekend for an unofficial visit and left as a commitment. The 6-foot-2, 225-pound middle linebacker prospect is a national top 125 player and the No. 5 ranked middle linebacker … Read More

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Four-star linebacker Ayodele Adeoye becomes commit No. 11 for Texas

Four-star linebacker Ayodele Adeoye became the 11th commitment of the 2018 class Sunday when the Missouri native pledged to Tom Herman’s program after a weekend spent unofficially visiting Texas and taking part in a mini-camp Saturday night. I am committing to … Read More