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  1. TCU pledge leaves Austin without offer

    William Wilkerson

    The Longhorns are leaving no rock unturned when it comes to scouting and targeting potential defensive back commitments. One name that has popped up on their radar lately is three-star TCU safety commitment Nick Orr (DeSoto, Texas/DeSoto), whose ...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  2. DT English is 2015 commit No. 2 for Texas

    William Wilkerson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- It is all about the family for Texas' newest 2015 commit. After receiving an offer from the Longhorns on Friday afternoon, defensive tackle Bryce English (DeSoto, Texas/DeSoto) wasted little time in committing to Texas. In doing s...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  3. Texas misses out on ESPN 150 tailback

    William Wilkerson

    It wasn't the best weekend for the Longhorns for a variety of reasons, the results of which could be felt for a while around Austin. ESPN 150 athlete Dontre Wilson (DeSoto, Texas/DeSoto) had an opportunity to make some of the bleakness subside wit...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  4. Claude Mathis 'not even thinking about' UT

    William Wilkerson

    DeSoto (Texas) High School coach Claude Mathis is one of the more popular names being tossed around as a potential candidate for Texas' vacant running backs coach position. Whether or not he is a legitimate candidate, Mathis doesn't have the time ...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  5. Top HS playoff games with Longhorns ties

    William Wilkerson

    The third round of the Texas state high school playoffs will kickoff this weekend and several Texas commitments and targets are still playing. Here are five games worth keeping an eye that have to do with those players: • DeSoto (12-0) vs...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  6. Texas camper Orr plays beyond his age

    William Wilkerson

    It's not too often that sophomores get invited to Texas' first camp. That's normally reserved for the second camp, which will happen on June 10. But DeSoto (Texas) safety Nick Orr was one of the select few 2014 prospects that got invited to the ...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  7. Orr poised to be DeSoto's next star

    William Wilkerson

    You don't start as a freshman at DeSoto (Texas) High School unless you are a special football player. Not with a talent pool as deep as any in the state. But sophomore safety Nick Orr has earned his spot as the starting safety over the last two se...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  8. Coach: Dontre Wilson eyeing six schools

    William Wilkerson

    DeSoto coach Claude Mathis just told me ESPN 150 athlete Dontre Wilson doesn't have a top two and is still trying to narrow down his top 6 schools. The schools he told me are Texas, Oregon, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas A&M. ...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  9. RB target Dontre Wilson using versatilility to further boost his ...

    William Wilkerson

    Texas target Dontre Wilson technically is a running back. But his athleticism and versatility have recruiters dreaming big about what he can do in the future.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2012
  10. RB Dontre Wilson still favoring Longhorns

    William Wilkerson

    DESOTO, Texas - - ESPNU Watch List running back Dontre Wilson (DeSoto, Texas/DeSoto) is well aware of Texas' situation at running back. It's overflowing with young talent. The way he looks at it, though, it's going to be that way at most every pr...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  11. Signing day update: OG Curtis Riser

    William Wilkerson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Four-star offensive guard Curtis Riser (DeSoto, Texas/DeSoto) has sent in his letter of intent to Texas. Riser (6-foot-4, 290 pounds) is the No. 6 offensive guard and the No. 78 player overall in the ESPNU 150. His high school te...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  12. Signing day update: CB Bryson Echols

    William Wilkerson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Four-star cornerback Bryson Echols (DeSoto, Texas/DeSoto) has sent in his letter of intent to Texas. Echols (5-foot-10, 175 pounds) is the No. 6 cornerback and the No. 79 player overall in the ESPNU 150. His high school teammate...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  13. HornsNation: Before they become Longhorns, DeSoto and Skyline pro...

    William Wilkerson

    Before they become Texas Longhorns, DeSoto's Curtis Riser and Bryson Echols, and Dallas Skyline's Thomas Johnson and Peter Jinkens will put their burnt orange allegiances aside.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  14. HornsNation: Recruiting at the Red River Rivalry not about the ga...

    William Wilkerson

    While the outcome of the Red River Rivalry might not matter to most recruits, it does have advantages for coaches.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2011
  15. HornsNation: Texas Longhorns commit Curtis Riser healthy and read...

    William Wilkerson

    Curtis Riser played much of his junior season at 80 percent after knee surgery. Now the Longhorns commit is fit and feeling good.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2011
  16. HornsNation: Longhorn commits star at Herbstreit Classic

    William Wilkerson

    With the Kirk Herbstreit Classic playing in Arlington, Texas, future Texas Longhorns got to show off on the big stage.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2011