Class of 2018

Recruiting quarterbacks: Five in-state prospects Texas may offer for 2018

Tom Herman’s Longhorns will be built by players mostly from Texas. But that doesn’t mean coaches practice in-state monogamy while recruiting. Herman wants to sign at least one quarterback this cycle, maybe even two, and he isn’t shy about extending offers to out-of-state prospects — Texas has offered seven quarterbacks, … Read More

Anthony Cook, BJ Foster remain atop Longhorns’ recruiting wish list

Texas’ top targets in the 2018 recruiting cycle 1. Anthony Cook, CB, Houston Lamar (5-star) FYI: 6-1/168; ranked the No. 2 cornerback in the nation and the No. 16 overall prospect in the country by 247Sports Composite. He’s ranked No. 1 in the Fab 55. Texas offer: Yes … Read More

The Dotted Line: Building Texas’ ideal recruiting class for 2018

This is the year for Tom Herman to put his stamp on the Texas football program. Not only in the fall, when the Longhorns suit up for their first season under Herman, but also behind the scenes in recruiting. The Longhorns hold one commitment for the 2018 class — Ocala, … Read More

Texas pursuing some of the top defensive performers at The Opening in Dallas

There are more top-end defensive prospects in the state for the 2018 recruiting cycle than offensive ones. This gap in talent depth was on display this past Sunday at The Opening in Dallas. Players from Texas and surrounding states converged on The Star in Frisco to run through a mini-combine … Read More

Texas offensive targets headline The Opening’s top performers in Dallas

Some of the state’s top talent, along with a strong number of prospects from bordering states, converged on Dallas this past Sunday for The Opening regional. Several offensive players stood out, including Oklahoma offensive tackle Brey Walker, who was one of three total prospects to receive an invitation to The … Read More

Texas’ 2018 recruiting targets shine at The Opening in Dallas

In early February, a large collection of talent descended upon Houston for the first The Opening regional for the 2018 cycle. The second event held inside the state of Texas took place Sunday at The Star in Frisco. The top-end talent wasn’t on par with Houston, but there were plenty … Read More

Bevo Beat

Three-star safety Patrick Fields chooses Oklahoma over Texas, TCU

Texas missed out on safety Patrick Fields of Union High School in Tulsa (Okla.) when the three-star prospect committed to Oklahoma after The Opening at The Star in Frisco Sunday afternoon. Fields named Texas in his final three alongside TCU and Oklahoma. In the end, Texas couldn’t get Fields to … Read More

The Dotted Line: Taking over Houston is one thing, but Texas has to win DFW too

Wide receiver is a need position for Texas, and the Longhorns have already offered eight prospects in the 2018 cycle. One receiver who doesn’t hold a Texas offer but is seeing his stock soar this spring is Schertz Clemens’ 6-4 speedster Tommy Bush, a four-star prospect who ranks … Read More

Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 1, cornerback Anthony Cook

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 1: Anthony Cook, CB, Houston Lamar FYI: 6-1/168; 5-stars Texas offer: Yes Top offers: LSU, Ohio State, Baylor, TCU, Clemson College: Undecided Hudl:  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; … Read More

Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 2, safety BJ Foster

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 2: BJ Foster, S, Angleton FYI: 6-1/188; 5-stars Texas offer: Yes Top offers: Ohio State, LSU, Michigan, TCU College: Texas Hudl:  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } … Read More

Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 3, defensive end Max Wright

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 3: Max Wright, DE, Katy Taylor FYI: 6-4/270; 4-stars Texas offer: Yes Top offers: Texas A&M, Alabama, Miami, Oklahoma, Georgia College: Texas A&M Hudl:  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; … Read More

Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 4, safety Caden Sterns

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 4: Caden Sterns, S, Cibolo Steele FYI: 6-1/192; 4-stars Texas offer: Yes Top offers: LSU, Oklahoma, Michigan, Tennessee, TCU College: Committed to Texas on May 7. Hudl: Private Scouting Sterns: The four-star safety … Read More

Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 5, wide receiver Jalen Preston

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 5: Jalen Preston, WR, Manvel FYI: 6-2/207; 4-stars Texas offer: Yes Top offers: Texas A&M, Oregon, Oklahoma, Baylor, Georgia College: Undecided Hudl:  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; … Read More

Tuesday arrest leaves Reese Leitao’s future with Texas football up in the air

After his arrest on Tuesday, Reese Leitao’s future with Texas football is in question. Leitao, a tight end from Jenks, Okla. who signed with UT last month as part of the Longhorns’ 2017 recruiting class, was arrested for possessing or delivering a controlled drug within 1,000 feet of … Read More

Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 6, tight end Malcolm Epps

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 6: Malcolm Epps, TE, Spring Dekaney FYI: 6-6/214; 4-stars Texas offer: Yes Top offers: Alabama, Texas A&M, Michigan, Florida State College: Undecided Hudl:  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; … Read More

‘There is a great future for this program’: Recapping Texas’ junior day for stars on defense

Texas’ junior day was a success. The Longhorns picked up one commitment over the weekend while hosting more than 50 of the best players in the state and a few from across the nation. As noted earlier in the week, the offensive prospects who were on campus gave … Read More

Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 7, offensive tackle Darrell Simpson

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 7: Darrell Simpson, OT, Justin Northwest FYI: 6-7/330; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Ohio State, Oklahoma, Texas A&M, TCU, Oklahoma State College: Undecided Hudl:  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: … Read More

Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 8, offensive lineman Barton Clement

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 8: Barton Clement, OG, Fort Bend Marshall FYI: 6-3/301; 4-stars Texas offer: Yes Top offers: Texas A&M, Michigan, Oklahoma, Ohio State College: Texas A&M Hudl:  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: … Read More

Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 9, cornerback Jalen Green

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 9: Jalen Green, CB, Houston Heights FYI: 6-1/171; 4-stars Texas offer: Yes Top offers: LSU, Clemson, Alabama, Florida, Michigan College: Texas Hudl: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; … Read More

‘Herman has everything going on’: Recapping Texas’ junior day for stars on offense

The Longhorns hosted more than 50 elite 2018 and 2019 prospects over three days last weekend. A junior day allows a coaching staff the opportunity to put forth a sales pitch to the next crop of potential signees. From all accounts, Tom Herman’s first crack at junior days … Read More