11:01 AM EST, Wed December 19, 2018
Burnt Orange Nation 18 mins ago
3-star JUCO OLB Caleb Johnson signs NLI with Texas

3-star JUCO OLB Caleb Johnson signs NLI with Texas

The fast, physical JUCO product signed with the Longhorns on Wednesday and will enrolle early. The Texas Longhorns have officially landed the heir apparent to Gary Johnson by securing the pledge of another speedy linebacker from a junior college, as Fullerton College product Caleb Johnson signed to head coach Tom Herman’s program on Wednesday after committing on Monday over a final group featuring Oregon, Colorado, and Arkansas. Welcome to the family Caleb Johnson. #fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/sh8wFYY82F— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19,...
Burnt Orange Nation 49 mins ago
Hard-hitting 4-star ILB De’Gabriel Floyd signs with Texas

Hard-hitting 4-star ILB De’Gabriel Floyd signs with Texas

The physical and versatile class leader from California meets a key need in the #fUTure19 class. At perhaps one of the biggest positions of need, the Texas Longhorns officially landed a playmaker at inside linebacker on Wednesday as De’Gabriel Floyd signed his letter of intent. Welcome to the family De'Gabriel Floyd. #fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/OcnXlxxljw— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 The four-star linebacker out of Westlake (Calif.) Village was among the earlier additions to Texas’ 2019 class, giving his pledge to the Longhorns in early...
Burnt Orange Nation 54 mins ago
4-star Texas OT commit Javonne Shepherd won’t sign during early signing period

4-star Texas OT commit Javonne Shepherd won’t sign during early signing period

The Longhorns will have to fend off any other potential suitors for the next few weeks. As expected, the Texas Longhorns will have to wait a few more weeks before Houston North Forest offensive tackle Javonne Shepherd officially joins Tom Herman’s 2019 recruiting class. Per a report from Orangebloods’ Jason Suchomel, the four-star interior talent won’t be joining the rest of Texas’ 2019 class in signing on Wednesday, but rather, he’ll postpone putting pen to paper until February. Exchanged a couple texts with #HookEm OL commitment Javonne Shepherd (@JavonneShepherd). He tells...
Burnt Orange Nation 1 hour ago
3-star Florida OLB Marcus Tillman Jr. signs with Texas

3-star Florida OLB Marcus Tillman Jr. signs with Texas

The athletic linebacker from Orlando is set to enroll early with the Longhorns. On Wednesday morning, three-star outside linebacker Marcus Tillman Jr. officially inked his pledge to the Texas Longhorns. The Orlando (Fla.) Jones product plans to enroll in January to get a jump start on his college career. Welcome to the family Marcus Tillman Jr. #fUture19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/PQdI8Z5BO9— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 After attending the Texas Stars at Night camp back on July 27, Tillman left with an offer and committed to the Longhorns the...
Burnt Orange Nation 1 hour ago
4-star possession WR Marcus Washington signs with Texas over Missouri

4-star possession WR Marcus Washington signs with Texas over Missouri

The home-state Tigers made a late push for the four-star receiver, but he ultimately landed at Texas. Despite a late push from the home-state Missouri Tigers, four-star Saint Louis (Mo.) Trinity Catholic wide receiver Marcus Washington has officially joined Tom Herman’s 2019 class after he signed his National Letter of Intent with the Texas Longhorns on Wednesday. Welcome to the family Marcus Washington. #fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/q1CvzSvVHw— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 With just a few weeks left before the early signing period began,...
Burnt Orange Nation 1 hour ago
Dynamic Arizona WR Jake Smith officially signs with Texas

Dynamic Arizona WR Jake Smith officially signs with Texas

The National Gatorade Player of the Year is officially a Longhorn. One of the nation’s most highly-touted talents is now officially a member of Tom Herman’s 2019 class, as Scottsdale (Az.) Notre Dame Preparatory wide receiver Jake Smith has signed his National Letter of Intent with the Texas Longhorns. Welcome to the family Jake Smith. #fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/r4Xmg2avZR— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 Among the earlier additions to Texas’ 2019 recruiting haul, Smith amassed 32 total offers throughout the process, with invitations...
Burnt Orange Nation 1 hour ago
Imposing 4-star OT Tyler Johnson signs with Texas

Imposing 4-star OT Tyler Johnson signs with Texas

The big offensive lineman is a cornerstone of the 2019 recruiting class. At one of the most important positions on the field, the Texas Longhorns officially landed a big-time talent on Wednesday as offensive tackle Tyler Johnson signed and submitted his letter of intent. Welcome to the family Tyler Johnson. #fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/9afn6unQK1— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 The 6’5, 324-pound lineman from Conroe Oak Ridge committed to the Longhorns in May, just three weeks after taking his official visit. At the time of his commitment, he...
Burnt Orange Nation 1 hour ago
4-star TE Brayden Liebrock, an elite receiving threat, signs with Texas

4-star TE Brayden Liebrock, an elite receiving threat, signs with Texas

The Arizona product may be the best pass-catching player at the position to sign with the Horns since Jermichael Finley. On Wednesday, the Texas Longhorns signed one of the best pass-catching tight ends in the country when Chandler (Az.) product Brayden Liebrock followed through on his longtime pledge and faxed his National Letter of Intent to head coach Tom Herman and his staff. Welcome to the family Brayden Liebrock. #fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/Q5JLA6e0ML— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 The 6’5, 220-pounder picked up his offer from the...
Burnt Orange Nation 1 hour ago
Speedy 3-star WR Kennedy Lewis signs with Texas

Speedy 3-star WR Kennedy Lewis signs with Texas

Lewis committed late in the cycle and submitted his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday. Just one day after making his pledge to the Texas Longhorns, Melissa wide receiver Kennedy Lewis officially joined Tom Herman’s 2019 class on Wednesday by putting pen to paper and signing his National Letter of Intent. Welcome to the family Kennedy Lewis. #fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/qvQKishGcV— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 A three-star talent formerly committed to TCU, Lewis was thought to be coming aboard Texas’ 2019 recruiting haul more than a...
Burnt Orange Nation 1 hour ago
No. 2 JUCO SDE Jacoby Jones signs with Texas

No. 2 JUCO SDE Jacoby Jones signs with Texas

The former Oklahoma pledge will have a chance to contribute immediately in Austin. Head coach Tom Herman bolstered his 2019 Texas Longhorns recruiting class by officially adding Butler CC defensive end Jacoby Jones, who signed his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday morning, cementing a major recruiting victory over Oklahoma after Jones flipped on the Sooners in November. Big LOIs keep coming for Texas. JUCO DE Jacoby Jones (@CobyOnTop) tells me his is in. #HookEm pic.twitter.com/BDhSjzhYDu— Jason Suchomel (@OB_JasonS) December 19, 2018 Jones, a three-star talent who is ranked as...
Burnt Orange Nation 1 hour ago
Savage 3-star DE Myron Warren signs with Texas

Savage 3-star DE Myron Warren signs with Texas

An official visit over the weekend secured a signature from the Louisiana product during the early signing period. The #fUTure19 movement added strength to the defensive line when Myron Warren signed his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to join the Texas Longhorns program, a month to the date that he gave a strong verbal to the Texas staff. Big one for the #Longhorns here. DE Myron Warren (@trxppietv) tells me he has sent in his LOI. #HookEm pic.twitter.com/72JYVWYuob— Jason Suchomel (@OB_JasonS) December 19, 2018 Warren, a 6’3, 240-pound strong side defensive end, is a...
Burnt Orange Nation 2 hours ago
Talented 3-star DE T’Vondre Sweat signs with Texas

Talented 3-star DE T’Vondre Sweat signs with Texas

The physical defender is a strong fit for Todd Orlando’s scheme, which relies on ends who can play on the inside shoulder of offensive tackles. It was evident early on that three-star strong-side defensive end T’Vondre Sweat was sold on the Texas Longhorns program. So on Wednesday, it was no surprise when Sweat signed his National Letter of Intent to officially join the Longhorns program. Welcome to the family T'Vondre Sweat. #fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/KVVNHvwMSA— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 The Huntsville product was the second...
Burnt Orange Nation 2 hours ago
Texas target OT Andrew Coker sticks with TCU

Texas target OT Andrew Coker sticks with TCU

The big offensive tackle took a surprise visit to Austin last weekend. Despite a surprise official visit to Austin over the weekend, Katy Taylor offensive tackle Andrew Coker maintained his commitment to the TCU Horned Frogs and signed with head coach Gary Patterson’s program instead of the Texas Longhorns. .@TaylorMustangFB offensive tackle Andrew Coker signs to @TCUFootball. #txhsfb @THS_Mustangs pic.twitter.com/dTd21jNYQ4— Dennis Silva II (@densilva2) December 19, 2018 Coker originally committed to TCU in late May despite picking up an offer from Texas earlier in the month. A...
Burnt Orange Nation 2 hours ago
Lengthy 3-star WDE Peter Mpagi signs with Texas

Lengthy 3-star WDE Peter Mpagi signs with Texas

The future B-backer hasn’t received a lot of hype, but he’s a twitchy prospect with significant upside. On Wednesday, the Texas Longhorns added another piece to the defensive puzzle, as Richmond George Ranch defensive end Peter Mpagi signed his National Letter of Intent and officially ended his recruitment. Welcome to the family Peter Mpagi. #fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/wpVlwHxrER— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 Mpagi was on the Longhorns radar for some time before finally receiving his offer in the middle of June. At that point, it was an...
Burnt Orange Nation 2 hours ago
Dominant 4-star ILB David Gbenda officially signs with Texas

Dominant 4-star ILB David Gbenda officially signs with Texas

The instinctive inside linebacker plays bigger than his size. Defensive coordinator Todd Orlando filled a big need at the linebacker position on Wednesday when Katy Cinco Ranch product David Gbenda faxed his National Letter of Intent to the Texas Longhorns. Welcome to the family David Gbenda. #fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/zKuGFrIJqX— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018 The Early Signing addition fulfilled Gbenda’s commitment to the Horns in late September, when he went public with a silent commitment from two months prior to officially side with...

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