Recruiting

Offered as an eighth grader, Liberty Hill’s Sedona Prince has been a long time coming for the Texas women

LIBERTY HILL — At 6 feet, 7 inches, Sedona Prince understands the obvious comparisons to former Texas post Imani Boyette. Boyette, now a player of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream, set a high standard for defensive excellence as a Longhorn, guarding the lane like an angry vulture while becoming a vocal … Read More

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Hurricane Harvey affects Texas commits as season approaches; Keondre Coburn rescued by boat

Stay updated on the latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Forty will publish M-F at 10 a.m. each morning to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail. The excitement … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Sure, Tom Herman and Matt Rhule prefer recruiting Texas high schools, but …

Tom Herman made one thing abundantly clear this week. He loves him some Texas high school football coaches. I mean, really loves ‘em. Loves ‘em in a big-hug, pull-‘em-in-tight, can’t-live-without-‘em way. Hey, Herman didn’t learn at the right hand of God’s gift to high school coaches for nothing. When it … Read More

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110 ways Drew Mehringer showed he’s pumped about Texas’ latest commitment

When Brennan Eagles committed to Texas on Monday evening, social media blew up. But you already knew that. The Longhorns have had 14 players commit to the 2018 recruiting class under Tom Herman, and — at least on Twitter — the coaching staff has treated each … Read More

Commitment 101: Brennan Eagles, wide receiver

Alief Taylor wide receiver Brennan Eagles became Texas’ 14th member of the 2018 class, and its third wide receiver. The future U.S. Army All-America Bowl participant is a four-star talent ranked No. 12 on the Fabulous 55. He is the No. 5 … Read More

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Texas adds four-star wide receiver Brennan Eagles

Texas added a potential all-conference talent when four-star wide Brennan Eagles committed to the Longhorns over offers from programs like Florida, Ohio State, Alabama, LSU and others. Eagles, who is the No. 12 ranked player in the Fabulous 55, will also compete … Read More

Texas pledges, recruits enjoy Stars at Night camp

Water balloons and weight rooms. Welcome to recruiting in 2017. The Stars at Night camp Friday hosted by Tom Herman’s Texas program began with a sneak peek at the renovated facilities and ended with a water balloon fight. Both left impressions on the dozens of recruits … Read More

Commitment 101: 2019 four-star quarterback Roschon Johnson

A recruiting class doesn’t start until a quarterback is in the fold. Tom Herman decided to start his 2019 class with a commitment from a quarterback when Port Neches-Groves signal-caller Roschon Johnson pledged to the Longhorns at the Stars at Night camp … Read More

Commitment 101: Jalen Green, cornerback

The Texas recruiting class grew to 13 members Friday night when four-star cornerback Jalen Green pledged to the Longhorns. Green, a product of Houston Heights High School, is the first cornerback in the 2018 cycle to commit to Tom Herman’s program. Let’s take a closer look … Read More

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Four-star cornerback Jalen Green commits to Texas

Houston Heights cornerback Jalen Green became commitment No. 13 for the Longhorns in the 2018 class Friday night. Green, a four-star prospect ranked No. 9 on the Fabulous 55, is the first cornerback to choose Texas in the 2018 cycle. Green was … Read More

Texas’ ‘Stars at Night’ recruiting event bringing 2018 and 2019 talent to Austin

Tom Herman enjoys playing host. And the Longhorns aren’t missing chances to promote the future of Texas football under the new head coach. The latest of this summer’s showcase events for recruits is called Stars at Night, a Friday event at Royal-Memorial Stadium that’s expected to feature several 2018 pledges, … Read More

Five Houston-area prospects that Texas can still land for 2018

Tom Herman built his reputation as a recruiter by cultivating the city of Houston. His crown jewel was defensive tackle Ed Oliver, who became the first five-star prospect to sign with a G5 program when he picked Herman’s Houston Cougars in 2016. Herman’s success recruiting Houston helped land him the … Read More

Commitment 101: Al’Vonte Woodard, wide receiver

Houston Lamar wide receiver Al’Vonte Woodard became the second wide receiver and the 12th prospect in the 2018 recruiting class to commit to the Longhorns. Tom Herman’s first full recruiting class moved towards the top five and ranks No. 1 in the Big 12. Here’s a closer … Read More

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Four-star wide receiver Al’Vonte Woodard commits to Texas

Houston Lamar wide receiver Al’Vonte Woodard committed Saturday afternoon to Texas, becoming the 12th member of the 2018 recruiting class. Woodard is an elite wide receiver who ranks No. 13 in the Fabulous 55. The 6-foot-1, 193-pound four-star joins out-of-state slot receiver … Read More

Big 12 media days start Monday, and there’s plenty to discuss

There’s actually quite a lot to discuss the next two days when Big 12 coaches, players and media converge for the league’s annual, two-day preseason gab fest. Before we begin, make sure everyone knows the change of address. After years at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, … Read More

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Texas commit Ayodele Adeoye moves to IMG Academy

A Texas commit is on the move. Four-star linebacker prospect Ayodele Adeoye announced Saturday on Twitter he’ll attend IMG Academy for his senior season. The 6-foot, 231-pound middle linebacker is from Saint Louis, Mo., ranking as the No. 100 ranked player in the nation and the … Read More

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Four-star wide receiver Jordan Whittington includes Texas in top four

The state of Texas is loaded with offensive playmakers in the 2019 class and no player in the state might be more explosive than Cuero athlete Jordan Whittington. The four-star prospect is one of four wide receivers in the 2019 with a Texas offer. He included … Read More

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2019 wide receiver Arjei Henderson includes Texas in top four

Texas made the cut for four-star 2019 wide receiver Arjei Henderson. The 6-foot-1, 179-pound product of Fort Bend Travis released his top four Wednesday night on Twitter and included Texas along with Oregon, Texas A&M and Oklahoma. https://twitter.com/king_hendi/status/885319063874019328 Henderson ranks No. 2 in The Next 25, … Read More

Finishing off Texas’ ideal 2018 recruiting class: Defense

This was the recruiting cycle for Tom Herman to put his stamp on the Texas football program. So far, so good. The Longhorns ended the July dead period with 11 commitments, halfway to the estimated 22 signees for the 2018 class. They’re already in good shape at several positions, including … Read More

Finishing off Texas’ ideal 2018 recruiting class: Offense

This was the recruiting cycle for Tom Herman to put his stamp on the Texas football program. So far, so good. The Longhorns ended the July dead period with 11 commitments, halfway to the estimated 22 signees for the 2018 class. They’re already in good shape at several positions, including … Read More