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  1. Brown hears from Strong, sticks with Tide

    Max Olson

    On his first day as coach at Texas, Charlie Strong made one final attempt to convince five-star prospect Tony Brown he should be a Longhorn. The No. 11 recruit in the ESPN 300 committed to Alabama last week at the Under Armour All-America Game but...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  2. Texas embracing next man up mentality

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The best teams in college football aren't the ones that got lucky and avoided injuries. In 2012, Alabama lost five players to season-ending injuries by the end of September. Notre Dame lost two starters in its secondary for the ye...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  3. Coaching the difference for Texas in 2013

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The talent on Texas' roster is supposed to be on par with Alabama. Seriously. Both schools have a total of 57 players on their 2013 rosters who earned four-star ratings from ESPN as recruits. Thanks in large part to its rec...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  4. Texas impresses 2017 LB Dylan Moses

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The eighth-grade football recruit coveted by LSU and Alabama has added a third school to the top of his list of favorites. Following his visit for camp on Sunday, Dylan Moses (Baton Rouge, La./University Lab) said Texas is now tie...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  5. Texas family ties key for 2015 CB Boyd

    Max Olson

    GILMER, Texas -- What would a Texas offer mean to the next big prospect from Gilmer, Texas: 2015 athlete Kris Boyd? A lot more than you might assume. That's because Boyd has a strong family tie to the Longhorns program. Former Texas cornerback Cur...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  6. Elite 2015 QB, ESPN 150 TE visiting Texas

    Max Olson

    Texas began recruiting California quarterbacks for its 2015 class this week, and those efforts are already starting to pay off. One of the state's best is planning to visit in June. Ricky Town, the touted pro-style passer from Ventura (Calif.) St....

    Blog | May 26, 2013
  7. Tide commit taking break from recruiting

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Deionte Thompson (Orange, Texas/West Orange-Stark) doesn't feel any pressure when it comes to recruiting right now. And why should he? The 2015 safety has been committed to Alabama since February. He's perfectly content with that ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  8. Q&A: ESPN 150 DT Shaw on new offers

    Max Olson

    Elisha Shaw (Tucker, Ga./Tucker) already holds offers from Alabama, Florida State, Georgia, Ohio State and a handful of other big-time programs, so he wasn't surprised to get a new offer on Monday. He was surprised, however, that it came from Texa...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  9. Q&A: 2014 La. safety Mattrell McGraw

    Max Olson

    Texas has already offered scholarships to seven Louisiana prospects for its 2014 class, and an eighth is likely coming soon for Mattrell McGraw. The 6-foot, 180-pound safety from powerhouse River Ridge (La.) John Curtis holds more than 20 offers a...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  10. Watch List CB Brown puts recruiting aside

    Max Olson

    Forgive Tony Brown if he doesn't care much about his recruiting process right now. He's too busy working to break track records. The ESPN Watch List cornerback from Beaumont (Texas) Ozen just ran the fastest time in the nation among high school at...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  11. Texas visit impresses Watch List DE Willis

    Max Olson

    Gerald Willis III knew his brother Landon Collins had taken an official visit to Texas back in 2011 before signing with Alabama. The ESPN Watch List defensive end had heard good things about the program, but he took in the Longhorns' junior day on...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  12. Watch List CB Watkins not deciding soon

    Max Olson

    Nick Watkins understands there will be many recruits who hurry and make commitments this spring. That's how recruiting works in the state of Texas. He just doesn't see why that has to be the case for him. He's got offers from more than 20 schools,...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  13. ESPN 150 DT decommits from Texas

    Max Olson

    Texas' 2013 recruiting class had already suffered four decommitments. Just four days before signing day, the Longhorns suffered another one that was more stunning than the rest. In his first interview since rumors spread Saturday that he will sign...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  14. DT A'Shawn Robinson talks Texas visit

    Max Olson

    After taking official visits to three other schools, A'Shawn Robinson gave Texas one final visit this weekend to ensure he was making the right decision. The ESPN 150 has been committed to Texas since February. He's been on campus for junior day, ...

    Blog | January 27, 2013
  15. Q&A: 2014 CB Watkins talks recruiting

    Max Olson

    The dominoes for the 2014 class of Texas defensive backs have begun to fall. Perhaps the biggest so far came Monday, when Lancaster (Texas) athlete Nick Harvey surprised many by giving his pledge to Texas A&M. When it comes to scholarship offe...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  16. Watch List OT Knox sets decision date

    Max Olson

    Demetrius Knox (Fort Worth, Texas/All Saints) is ready to make his decision. The ESPN Watch List 2014 offensive tackle is planning to announce his choice on Nov. 26 at a ceremony at his school. "I was talking it over with my coach and he said w...

    Blog | November 15, 2012