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Jan 08 2016 11:14 PM - Aaron Carrara
HornSports will have Mike Roach, Ryan Bridges and Daniel Seahorn out in San Antonio to cover the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The game will take place on Saturday at noon and will be televised on NBC.
Nov 19 2015 07:23 PM - Will Baizer
Texas has picked up some recruiting momentum over the last few weeks despite losses on the field and some turmoil within the program. After losing Navasota (TX) wide receiver Tren'Davian Dickson to Baylor, Texas landed a makeup prospect when Temple (TX) speed demon Davion Curtis announced his commitment to the Longh...
Nov 14 2015 07:03 PM - Mike Roach
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Aug 28 2015 06:35 AM - Mike Roach
After a brutally long offseason, football has returned to the state of Texas. High school teams around the state kicked off this week, while college and professional teams are practicing for season openers in the coming weeks. To celebrate the return of football, the site updated the . This list is the third edition...
Aug 12 2015 10:55 AM - Will Baizer
If the name KJ Sails, Jr. is unfamiliar, don’t worry. Until , most Texas fans had no idea who he is. The 2016 3-star defensive back from Gibsonton, FL plays free safety for East Bay HS , but is listed by most recruiting services at corner. Sails has formal scholarship offers from more than 20 schools, and after wat...
Jul 28 2015 06:25 PM - Mike Roach
Since Charlie Strong’s took over of the Texas program, the Longhorns have successfully recruited at quarterback. On Tuesday, Texas landed a commitment from 2017 target Sam Ehlinger of Austin (TX) Westlake. The hometown product competed at the UT Elite Passing Academy and was offered following an extended evaluation....
Jul 25 2015 01:06 PM - Mike Roach
New Texas tight end coach Jeff Traylor landed his first win at the position with the commitment of 2016 New Orleans (LA) Brother Martin tight end Peyton Aucoin. Texas offered Aucoin early in the spring and made him a priority at a position where the Longhorns are mired in bad luck. Aucoin chose Texas over offers fr...
Jul 22 2015 10:44 AM - Mike Roach
Recruiting fans know that Manvel High School is loaded with Division I prospects, so much so that the Houston-area school is churning out college-ready athletes like it’s a degree plan. The high school is now commonly called “Manvel U”, and the latest Maverick to become a household name is 2017 safety Derrick Tucker...
Jul 17 2015 06:38 AM - Mike Roach
Last summer Charlie Strong introduced the idea of a late summer elite camp with the initial “Under the Lights” event at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. The event attracted a who’s who of Texas recruits to campus and generated positive buzz around the program that propelled it into the fall recruiting season...
Jun 25 2015 11:15 AM - Mike Roach
Texas landed their first 2017 commitment on Thursday when Tyler (TX) John Tyler wide receiver Damion Miller pledged to the Longhorns. Miller committed quickly after he picked up an offer from the Longhorns while visiting earlier this summer. He ranks at number 21 on the and chose UT over offers from Texas A&M, Texa...
Jun 17 2015 08:38 PM - Mike Roach
One of the biggest needs for the Longhorns going into this recruiting season was to add quality depth at the defensive tackle position. After missing out on several of the state’s top options, the Texas staff again proved willing to leave the Lone Star State to meet specific needs – Destrehan, LA defensive tackle Ge...
Jun 03 2015 04:45 PM - Mike Roach
Recruiting is a business that is constantly evolving. College programs are focused on recruiting prospects from several different classes more than ever before. Since colleges are contacting recruits earlier, recruiting sites are covering underclassmen in addition to current high school seniors. While most fans are...
Jun 03 2015 11:02 AM - Mike Roach
In the ongoing search for offensive linemen, Texas reached all the way to Hawaii and offered Michael Eletise from Honolulu’s Kaiser high school. The offensive guard shared insight on his recruitment and what it’s like to grow up in Hawaii. Texas defensive backs coach Chris Vaughn contacted Eletise and extended an o...
May 26 2015 01:06 PM - Mike Roach
In a spring that has seen offensive linemen commit left and right, the Longhorns got on the board with the commitment of Arlington (TX) Bowie offensive Lineman Tope Imade.  Imade was offered last week after Joe Wickline observed him in spring practice.  Imade is the fifth commitment of the 2016 class, and...
May 05 2015 09:07 PM - Mike Roach
detailed the offensive prospects that Charlie Strong and Shawn Watson are pursuing. Part II examines the blue chippers that Vance Bedford and Charlie Strong are hoping to add to the roster. DEFENSIVE END Projected Numbers: 1-2 On Campus: Shiro Davis (Sr), Naashon Hughes (So), Caleb Bluiett (Jr), Derick Roberson (Rs...
May 05 2015 08:43 PM - Mike Roach
With spring practice in the rear view mirror and the recruiting evaluation period well underway, it’s time to take a look at the recruiting landscape for the Longhorns. After closing strong down the stretch last year, the Longhorns thought they would have positive momentum coming into this season. While Texas starte...
Apr 15 2015 10:16 AM - Mike Roach
Arlington Bowie offensive lineman Tope Imade became a national name when a video of him deadlifting 515 pounds in offseason workouts surfaced online, but those who evaluate Texas talent have known of the big lineman for quite some time. Imade attended The Opening regional camp in Arlington and his performance guaran...
Apr 14 2015 09:47 AM - Mike Roach
Shane Buechele took an early plunge and committed to the Longhorns in February. Beuchele’s pledge adds needed talent to the quarterback position, but Charlie Strong must wait for almost a year before inking the Arlington Lamar signal caller. Beuchele’s commitment also fueled speculation about Matt Merrick, the timin...
Apr 09 2015 08:26 AM - Mike Roach
Since Charlie Strong took over the Longhorn program, the national recruiting effort for Texas extends to all areas of the nation. As further evidence, on Wednesday night, Texas offered a slew of tight end prospects including two teammates from the New Orleans area. New Orleans (LA) Brother Martin High School tight e...
Apr 08 2015 09:10 AM - Mike Roach
Most recruiting fans are focused on the class of 2016, but those who already have an eye towards the 2017 class know the name of Anthony Hines. The Plano East linebacker boasts over sixty offers from Division I programs, and turned heads by winning his position's MVP award at DFW's regional The Opening combine as a...