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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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Report: One by one, LSU is shutting down Texas satellite camps in Louisiana

There’s a power struggle happening in Louisiana recruiting, as three announced satellite camps involving Texas have been shut down before they could happen. According to a report by Sports Illustrated college football reporter Pete Thamel, LSU is likely behind the cancellations. The virtual tug-of-war between two of … Read More

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The Next 25: No. 14 Roschon Johnson is Texas’ Plan A at quarterback for 2019

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 14: Roschon Johnson, quarterback, Port Neches-Groves FYI: 6-0.5/192; 4-stars Texas offer: Yes Other top offers: Baylor, Florida, North Carolina, Oklahoma College: Undecided .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container … Read More

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The Next 25: A big sophomore year has led to bigger things for No. 15 DeMarvin Leal

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 15: DeMarvin Leal, defensive end, Converse Judson FYI: 6-4/255; 4-stars Texas offer: Yes Other top offers: Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Baylor College: Undecided .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container … Read More

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The Next 25: No. 16 Jalen Curry’s stock is rising as a top wide receiver for 2019

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 16: Jalen Curry, wide receiver, Stafford FYI: 6-4/200; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Florida State, Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Auburn College: Undecided .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, … Read More

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The Next 25: No. 17 Jalen Catalon is a cornerback playing in a safety’s body

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 17: Jalen Catalon, safety, Mansfield Legacy FYI: 5-9/180; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Clemson, Oklahoma, Missouri, Rice College: Undecided .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed … Read More

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Pair of Texas recruits selected on MLB Draft’s first day

One week after its season ended, Texas baseball may have suffered two more losses on Monday. Two members of the Longhorns’ 2017 signing class were selected on the first day of the MLB’s first-year player draft. The Milwaukee Brewers chose Arlington Martin outfielder Tristen Lutz in … Read More

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OU coach claps back at Longhorns after Sooners ply away Texas commitment

There are new football head coaches at Texas and Oklahoma, but the rivalry still is as real as ever. Remember when Texas was celebrating landing the commitment from Ron Tatum, a star defensive end from the state of Oklahoma? Longhorn running backs coach Stan Drayton even … Read More

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Longhorns decommitment: UT loses recruit to the Sooners

Score a recruiting victory for new Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley. He’s convinced Putnam City, Okla. defensive end Ron Tatum to stay in state and play for the Sooners. Tatum posted on social media Monday that he was “coming home.” I'm coming back home……‼️⭕️🙌🏽 pic.twitter.com/7F4YmfVsAL … Read More

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The Next 25: Is No. 18 Marquez Beason a receiver or a running back? Stay tuned

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 18: Marquez Beason, athlete, Dallas Bishop Dunne FYI: 5-11/173; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Ohio State College: Undecided .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, … Read More

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The Next 25: No. 19 Garrett Wilson’s versatility will help him down the road

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 19: Garrett Wilson, wide receiver, Lake Travis FYI: 6-0/178; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Houston, Arkansas, Baylor, SMU College: Undecided .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed … 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

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Wide receiver recruits Rondale Moore, Jordan Whittington include Texas on updated lists

In the Tom Herman era, there are no borders when it comes to Texas recruiting. On Friday, a pair of underclassmen wide receivers — including one from Kentucky — narrowed their lists of schools and included the Longhorns. RELATED: The Next 25: An early look at the state’s … Read More

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The Next 25: No. 20 Hunter Spears was a sophomore who didn’t play like one

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 20: Hunter Spears, defensive end, Garland Sachse FYI: 6-4/267; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Alabama, Illinois, Rice, Texas Tech College: Undecided .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, … Read More

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American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas athletics is (a) dead (b) struggling or (c) about to thrive

Save for track and field, the book is almost closed on this latest Texas athletic season. Thankfully. So it’s time to give out our awards of bests and worsts. Yes, there were some bests. There really were. Eddie Reese is a consummate winner who needs a statue and should be … Read More

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The Next 25: No. 21 Demani Richardson is a fast-rising prospect generating interest

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 21: Demani Richardson, safety, Waxahachie FYI: 6-1/190; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Georgia, Baylor College: Undecided .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; … Read More

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The Next 25: A big, strong, agile tackle — No. 22 Tyler Johnson is full of potential

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 22: Tyler Johnson, offensive tackle, Conroe Oak Ridge FYI: 6-5/293; 4-stars Texas offer: Yes Other top offers: Arkansas, Michigan, LSU, Baylor College: Undecided .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container … Read More

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Bohls: This time, Vince Young finally tops my ballot; Herman sensational at recruiting

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here are Kirk’s takes on those items: On Vince Young inclusion on the TSHOF ballot: Our 17-member selection committee for the Texas Sports Hall of Fame convened in Waco … Read More

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The Next 25: No. 23 Deion Hankins wants to put El Paso on the recruiting map

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 23: Deion Hankins, running back, El Paso Parkland FYI: 5-11/207; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Utah, UTEP College: Undecided .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, … Read More

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The Next 25: After a year in Florida, No. 24 Ndoma-Ogar’s back home at Allen

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 24: EJ Ndoma-Ogar, guard, Allen FYI: 6-2.5/305; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Miami, Oklahoma, Arizona State, BYU College: Undecided .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed … Read More