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3-star Louisiana SDE Myron Warren decommits from TCU following a Texas offer

The Longhorns put an offer on the table for the Louisiana native on Monday evening. On Tuesday, Warren ended his commitment to the Horned Frogs. On Monday night, the Texas Longhorns coaching staff put an offer on the table for Many (La.) strong-side defensive end Myron Warren, who was, at the time, committed to the TCU Horned Frogs. Blessed to receive an offer from the University of Texas #hookem pic.twitter.com/YG7uV0SEaa— Myron Warren ⁶ (@M_warren99) October 9, 2018 Fast forward to Tuesday afternoon and Warren announced his decommitment from the Horned Frogs; news that came...

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4-star Texas S commit Tyler Owens aiming to uphold Longhorns’ legacy as ‘DBU’

Recent Texas commit Tyler Owens couldn’t pass up the opportunity to play for the Longhorns. Landing quality defensive backs that can continue to uphold the University of Texas’ claim as “DBU” is a trend we’ve seen time and time again throughout the early portion of the Tom Herman era. After piecing together an incredibly loaded recruiting class last year and signing arguably the best secondary group in the country, which featured six All-Americans, the Longhorns are looking to capitalize off that recruiting performance and continue to sign similar elite talent this year. The...

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Texas targets Marcus Washington, Lewis Cine announce commitment dates

A pair of Texas targets announced their commitment dates. Four-star safety Lewis Cine of Cedar Hill Trinity Christian will pick a school on Oct. 10. The Longhorns are among his top schools with Georgia, Penn State and Florida. The Bulldogs are considered the leader for the member of the 2019 Fabulous 55. Wide receiver Marcus […]

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Key Texas WR target Marcus Washington sets commitment date

One of the Longhorns top remaining targets is set to announce his commitment within the coming weeks. Saint Louis (Mo.) Trinity Catholic wide receiver Marcus Washington will be bringing his recruitment to a close in the coming weeks. On Monday, the four-star Missouri native announced that he has set a commitment date for Oct. 26, which follows a Tweet Washington sent out on Sunday evening indicating that his mind is already made up. Oct.26th Decision will be made✅ https://t.co/lImV6VVmDZ— Marcus Washington (@_MarcusW11) October 1, 2018 If Washington’s Crystal Ball can...

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Texas lands commitment from four-star LB David Gbenda

Texas has added another piece to the puzzle.This time around, the Longhorns notched a verbal pledge from four-star Katy Cinco Ranch inside linebacker David Gbenda.He announced his decision via Twitter.Gbenda picked Texas over offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ole Miss, TCU, Texas A&M and others.At 6-foot, 218 pounds, Gbenda is ranked as the No. 14 inside linebacker in the country and No. 34 overall prospect in the state, per 247Sports Composite.Texas now has 18 commits in its 2019 class.

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4-star ILB David Gbenda commits to Texas over TCU, Texas A&M

The Horns added one of the top in-state linebackers to #fUTure19. After remaining a silent commitment to the Texas Longhorns for nearly two months, Katy Cinco Ranch linebacker David Gbenda finally went public with his decision on Sunday by announcing his pledge to the Horns: pic.twitter.com/Y5Tza5DCqp— DAVO ️ (@d_aavviidd) October 1, 2018 The 6’0, 218-pounder chose Texas over nearly 25 other offers, including Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ole Miss, TCU, Texas A&M, and Washington, a group of school that largely made up the top 10 list that he released in July. In-state...

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Brandon Jones emerging as a star in the Texas secondary

The safety is making the most of a defining junior season. When Nacogdoches product Brandon Jones committed to the Texas Longhorns in a nationally-televised ceremony on National Signing Day in 2016, the expectations were sky high — Jones was a consensus five-star prospect throughout most of the process and finished as the nation’s No. 1 safety, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. ESPN screenshot Brandon Jones on National Signing Day 2016 Landing Jones was a huge coup for former head coach Charlie Strong, as Jones held offers from nearly 40 programs...

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3-star S Tyler Owens announces commitment to Texas

After notching an offer weeks ago after the Stars at Night camp, Plano East safety Tyler Owens is now committed to the Longhorns. In the aftermath of the Texas Longhorns 31-16 victory over the TCU Horned Frogs, Tom Herman’s program has netted its second pledge in recent weeks with Plano East safety Tyler Owens becoming the latest to announce his commitment on Monday. ❕❕COMMITTED❕❕ pic.twitter.com/Bpu9SlUTIz— Tyler Owens (@tkowens471) September 24, 2018 A three-star talent, Owens was largely under the Texas radar until the summer, but a trip to the Forty Acres for the...

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Texas adds commitment No. 17 in form of three-star safety Tyler Owens

Texas added its 17th pledge of the 2019 class with safety Tyler Owens of Plano East High School on Sunday afternoon. The three-star picked the Longhorns over 14 other offers. He picked up an offer from Tom Herman after a strong performance at the Stars at Night camp on campus over the summer. Owens is […]

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Texas gains commitment from four-star running back Derrian Brown

The Longhorns needed a running back in the 2019 class and Tom Herman’s program took a familiar path out of state to find its first piece at the position in the cycle. It was the only position Texas had yet to gain a commitment from in the cycle. Derrian Brown, a four-star running back from […]

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Four-star Georgia RB commits to Texas after big win over USC

UT's big win against USC is already paying off on the recruiting trail.The Longhorns picked up a commitment from four-star Buford (GA) running back Derrian Brown on Sunday afternoon, according to multiple reports.Brown took an official visit to Texas this weekend and was blown away with the environment on the Forty Acres.Brown picked Texas over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, LSU, Penn State, Wisconsin and several other major programs.At 5-foot-10, 179 pounds, Brown is ranked as the No. 15 running back and No. 235 overall prospect in the country, per 247Sports Composite.Texas now...