Class of 2018

Bad ending to 2017, slow start to 2018 creates recruiting anxiety amongst fans

Recruiting trends are worth noting. The 2018 cycle is still eight months away from national signing day, but Texas sits in a precarious position entering the spring evaluation period. The Longhorns have only one commitment for 2018 — Justin Watkins, a four-star wide receiver from Ocala, … Read More

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Wide receiver Al’Vonte Woodard includes Texas in his top 10

The Texas Longhorns made the cut for Houston Lamar wide receiver Al’Vonte Woodard. The four-star announced on his Twitter page Tuesday night that Tom Herman’s program would be among the 10 schools he’d focus his recruitment towards moving forward. Woodard is the No. 13 ranked player in the … Read More

DBU, meet DB Prep: Cook, Jamison continue Houston Lamar’s DB tradition

If Texas is DBU, then Houston Lamar should be known as DB Prep. Current Longhorns defensive backs Holton Hill and John Bonney are Lamar products, as are former Texas stars Rod Babers and Drew Kelson. And that doesn’t include a longer list of prospects who have ended up at other … Read More

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Top prospect in Texas will play in Army All-American Bowl

The No. 1 ranked player in Texas announced on Twitter he’ll play in Texas’ premier all-star game. Houston Lamar cornerback, Anthony Cook, is the top-rated player in the Fabulous 55 and is the top priority in the 2018 class for the Longhorns and head coach Tom Herman. Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas targets discuss the Longhorns at Under Armour camp

Tom Herman hosted a handful of top 2018 targets last Saturday. The group, which included five-star safety B.J. Foster and four-star talents Byron Hobbs, Keondre Coburn, Al’Vonte Woodard and Jalen Green, watched the Longhorns scrimmage and spent time with Herman and the coaching staff. Hobbs left … Read More

Texas offensive line target, Fab 55 member Barton Clement prefers a low profile

Modern recruits are often teased and dismissed for accepting the spotlight that’s placed on them during recruiting. A prospect releases his top 15, and we joke. Another one announces his 58th offer from Directional University and we roll our eyes. It’s our way. Fort Bend Marshall offensive lineman … Read More

Justin Rogers, defensive recruits headline Texas’ targets at Under Armour camp

Nearly a dozen legitimate Texas targets for the 2018 class were on display Sunday at Cedar Hill High School as part of the Under Armour All-America Camp Series. It’s a down year for Dallas-area recruiting. A week before, the UA camp was in Houston where most the top Texas targets … Read More

A Texas scholarship offer has mended the relationship with QB target Justin Rogers

CEDAR HILL — Louisiana’s Justin Rogers arrived in Austin for Texas’ junior day on Feb. 25 with anticipation. The four-star quarterback from Parkway, La. made the five-hour drive hoping he’d get a Longhorns offer. He left disappointed. One month later, though, Rogers has received his offer. “It felt like validation,” Rogers … Read More

Potential Texas targets, Fab 55 members on display Sunday

Ten Fabulous 55 members without Texas offers are expected in attendance Sunday for the Under Armour All-America Camp Series. A dozen prospects with offers from the Longhorns are also expected in attendance for the invite-only camp. Don’t be surprised if Texas eventually offers a few of the players below. Fab … Read More

A dozen Texas targets expected to compete Sunday at Under Armour Camp

Future college players will converge on DFW for the second time in March Sunday for the Under All-America Camp Series at Cedar Hill High School. Many of these same players participated at The Opening regional in Dallas March 4. Here is the latest on the dozen expected attendees … Read More

Texas target B.J. Foster made an early impression on his head coach

Angleton High School head football coach, Ryan Roark, began a tradition when he took the job six football seasons ago. At least a few times a year, Roark makes his way to Pop Warner fields near the administration buildings. It gives him a chance to be seen by future players … Read More

The Dotted Line: Four top Texas prospects are expected in Austin this weekend

Saturday gives Tom Herman a chance to improve his team on the field and his relationships with a few of the top targets in the 2018 class. The Longhorns will hold a scrimmage, and at least four top-flight recruits are expected to be in attendance. Let’s take a closer look … Read More

2018 offensive targets discuss Tom Herman, Texas at invite-only camp in Houston

A strong collection of talent participated at the Under Armour All-America Camp Series Sunday at Westfield High School. The defensive stars took center stage, but there were a handful of offensive targets on hand. The Longhorns’ lone commitment in the 2018 class is four-star wide receiver Justin Watkins. Read More

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Three-star offensive tackle Rafiti Ghirmai names Texas in top 10

Frisco Wakeland offensive tackle Rafiti Ghirmai named Texas among his top 10 Monday on Twitter. The three-star received an offer from Texas Jan. 24 and fdfdrecruitment exploded nationally shortly after. Ghirmai’s top 10 includes national powers Ohio State, Michigan and Alabama, as well as in-state rival TCU. Read More

2018 defensive stars talk Texas at Under Armour All-America Camp Series

The Under Armour All-America Camp Series stopped by Westfield High School Sunday for an invite-only camp filled with top 2018 prospects. Some of the top Texas targets in the class were in attendance, including the Fabulous 55 No. 1 and No. 2 ranked players. Houston Lamar cornerback Anthony … Read More

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Fabulous 55 member chooses LSU over Texas

Two weeks after naming Texas as a leader for his commitment along with LSU, Marshall offensive lineman Chasen Hines chose the Tigers over the Longhorns, making his decision official on Twitter. Hines, a member of the Fabulous 55, is one of the top interior linemen in the state. Texas will … Read More

Texas targets set to participate in Under Armour All-America Camp Series

Over 15 2018 Fabulous 55 members are set to compete in individual testing, position training and competitions Sunday at Westfield High School as part of the Under Armour All-America Camp Series. Most of the Fab 55 members expected at the camp hold Texas offers. Below, we … Read More

Texas’ in-state options for defensive ends, edge rushers are limited

Tom Herman spent the first part of spring practice waxing his current defensive linemen. His remarks during that March 6 press conference made it clear that Texas wants to improve its depth and talent on the edge. Defensive coordinator Todd Orlando has told recruits that the Longhorns should … Read More

Potential Texas running back targets not named Keaontay Ingram

Texas signed two running backs in 2017, making the position less of a need for this cycle. The Longhorns have been stingy extending 2018 offers. Texas has offered four running backs so far. Three of them are from out of state. Two are already committed to other schools and another, … Read More

The Dotted Line: Recapping the latest Texas offers in the 2018 class

Recruiting rarely remains stagnant for long. The 2018 class is in full-swing and the Texas staff is beginning to identify more players at nearly every position as future Longhorns. Tom Herman’s staff has extended seven new offers over the past month. Here’s what Texas fans should know about each prospect … Read More