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4-star TE Malcolm Epps includes Texas in top 6 schools

All signs continue to point toward Malcolm Epps signing with Texas. The four-star tight end from Spring Dekaney, ranked No. 6 in the Fabulous 55, included the Longhorns in the top six schools he released Wednesday via Twitter. I do this … Read More

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The Next 25: No. 25 Grant Tisdale finally gets his chance to shine for Allen

Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class: No. 25: Grant Tisdale, quarterback, Allen FYI: 6-1/204; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Ohio State, Oregon, Mississippi State 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

The Next 25: An early look at the state of Texas’ top recruits for 2019

Texas’ 2019 recruiting class will begin taking center stage as the 2017 season begins. The Longhorns already hold 12 commitments for their 2018 class, which is about half of what they’ll need. Recruiting, especially now with new rules allowing an earlier signing period, will speed up … 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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2019 quarterback Grant Gunnell commits to Texas A&M

It is never too early to build a recruiting class. Texas A&M sent a message to the state of Texas by earning the commitment of 2019 quarterback Grant Gunnell. The four-star prospect from St. Pius X in Houston is arguably the top quarterback in Texas for the 2019 cycle. 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

Noah Cain, Grant Tisdale talk Texas mini-camp

Texas hosted its second min-camp designed to build relationships with younger recruits in the 2019 class. One of the numerous names in the 2019 class to attend was five-star running back Noah Cain. The former Denton Guyer product transferred to IMG Academy in the offseason and … Read More

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Duo of Fabulous 55 members choose Texas A&M

Tom Herman’s recruiting success is dominating headlines of late. Kevin Sumlin made a statement Friday when two Fabulous 55 members — Max Wright and Leon O’Neal — pledged to the Aggies via Twitter. Wright, … Read More

Updating the odds of Texas signing 5 defensive targets remaining for 2018 class

Texas enters June with 10 commitments. The Longhorns recovered from a slow start to the 2018 class and now rank No. 5 in the country and No. 1 in the Big 12. The 2018 class can’t consist of more than around 20 players because of scholarship … Read More

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Who could come to Texas: A look at Texas basketball’s 2018 recruiting cycle

We’ve made it! Texas’ wild ride that was the 2017 recruiting cycle is finished and the Longhorns landed its best recruiting class in years with five players who are all 5- or 4-star recruits. It was coach Shaka Smart’s third recruiting class at Texas and the coach has answered all … Read More

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Four-star safety Leon O’Neal names Texas in final 7

Cypress Springs safety Leon O’Neal named Texas in his final seven alongside Texas A&M, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Georgia, Clemson and LSU. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound four-star prospect is a hard-hitting safety with plenty of confidence. He earned an invitation to The Opening Finals in Oregon over the summer … Read More

Updating the odds of Texas signing 5 offensive targets remaining for 2018 class

Texas enters June with 10 commitments. The Longhorns recovered from a slow start to the 2018 class and now rank No. 5 in the country and No. 1 in the Big 12. The 2018 class can’t consist of more than around 20 players because of scholarship … Read More

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Golden: Leitao decision signifies change in Texas football philosophy

Reese Leitao deserves a second chance. But not at Texas. When the Jenks tight end got caught with 20 Xanax pills and $1,300 in cash and, according to the arrest affidavit, admitted to selling drugs, he would have forfeited any chance to play for me had I been the University … Read More

Commitment 101: DeMarvion Overshown, Arp, safety

Tom Herman’s program continued its recruiting roll Thursday night when safety DeMarvion Overshown committed to the Longhorns. Overshown, a 6-foot-4, 200-pound safety from Arp High School became the 10th member of the 2018 recruiting class, which now ranks No. 5 in the nation, per 247Sports. Read More

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Safety DeMarvion Overshown becomes Texas commit No. 10

The Longhorns added a key piece for the future when four-star safety DeMarvion Overshown of Arp High school pledged to Texas. The Wednesday night announcement puts Texas’ class at 10 commitments, with four of those now on defense. Overshown is a 6-foot-4, 200-pound safety who has spent time … Read More

Commitment 101: Keaontay Ingram, Carthage running back

Texas’ 2018 class grew to nine members Tuesday when four-star running back Keaontay Ingram committed to the Longhorns over a host of national powers. The Carthage product was the only in-state running back in the 2018 cycle to garner an offer from Tom Herman’s program. Let’s … Read More

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Texas lands ninth pledge of 2018 class in Carthage running back Keaontay Ingram

Texas always wanted Keaontay Ingram as its running back. On Tuesday, the Longhorns added the Carthage star to their 2018 class. Ingram,  a four-star talent and a member of the Fabulous 55, becomes the ninth pledge of Texas’ class that ranks 13th nationally and first in … Read More