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  1. States of strength: Texas RBs

    Damon Sayles

    When it comes to running backs, the state of Texas is loaded. Ten running backs represent the Lone Star State in the ESPN 300. Of those 10, five are committed. A total of seven running backs in the state have reported FBS commitments. ESPN 300 RBs...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  2. Texas-Ole Miss: Five recruits to watch

    Damon Sayles

    While the Texas A&M-Alabama game may attract the most attention around the country, the Lone Star State also will be tuned into what's happening in Austin, Texas. The Longhorns host Ole Miss in a game that could have major implications from a ...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  3. Mizzou lands first from Texas in 2014

    Damon Sayles

    In previous years, Missouri has recruited well in the state of Texas. At the start of Sunday, the Tigers were still looking to land a player from the Lone Star State for its 2014 class. The drought ended Sunday afternoon as outside linebacker Rode...

    Blog | July 21, 2013
  4. Northwestern picks up another Texan

    Damon Sayles

    Northwestern, enjoying arguably one of its better recruiting classes in years, has been consistent in landing players from Texas this year. The Wildcats picked up another Lone Star State commitment Monday afternoon, its third of the 2014 class. Th...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  5. Army Bowl: Tony Stevens says 'Gig Em'

    Damon Sayles

    SAN ANTONIO -- Once committed to Florida State, ESPN 300 wide receiver Tony Stevens (Orlando, Fla./Evans) decided to take his talents to the Lone Star State. Stevens verbally committed to Texas A&M during the U.S. Army All American Bowl. Ranke...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  6. Texans abound in the ESPN 150, ESPN 300

    Damon Sayles

    In previous years the Lone Star State has held a sizeable chunk of the ESPN player rankings, and the latest ESPN 150 and ESPN 300 lists continue to follow suit. Of the 300 names, 41 play in the Texas high school system. Ricky Seals-Jones (Sealy, T...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  7. Rashard Higgins a hidden gem at WR

    Damon Sayles

    If Rashard Higgins (Mesquite, Texas/Mesquite) continues to play the way he's been, he might end up as one of the biggest steals out of the Lone Star State. A 6-foot-2, 168-pound receiver, Higgins has 58 catches for 1,015 yards and nine touchdowns ...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  8. Watch List loaded with Texas prospects

    Damon Sayles

    Texas traditionally holds a large place in the initial ESPN player rankings, and the 2014 class proves to be no different. Of the athletes represented on the ESPN Watch List, 39 are from the Lone Star State. The offensive side of the ball is well ...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  9. States of recruiting: Texas defense

    Damon Sayles

    Defensive prospects are coming up big in Texas

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  10. Maurice Smith taking in Bama-Michigan

    Damon Sayles

    When Alabama lines up Saturday against Michigan at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, several athletes residing in the Lone Star State are expected to be in attendance for the big game. One of those confirmed athletes is ESPN 150 cornerback and ...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  11. Utah gets Texas ATH D.J. Dean

    Damon Sayles

    For the second time this year, Utah has scored a commitment from the Lone Star State. Versatile athlete D.J. Dean (Newton, Texas/Newton) verbally committed to the Utes on Friday, becoming Utah's ninth commit of the 2013 recruiting class. Dean, a 5...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  12. ASU gets 'bull' in WR Ellis Jefferson

    Damon Sayles

    Arizona State has dipped its toe into the Lone Star State waters once again and picked up a commit from a three-star wide receiver on Saturday. When Ellis Jefferson (Denton, Texas/Guyer) verbally committed to coach Todd Graham and the Sun Devils, ...

    Blog | July 14, 2012
  13. TE Jayme Taylor chooses Northwestern

    Damon Sayles

    Northwestern plucked another player out of the Lone Star State to pick up its 12th commit, and first tight end commit, of the 2013 recruiting class on Thursday. Tight end Jayme Taylor (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands) has verbally committed to ...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  14. Eyes of Texas on Mike Mitchell

    Damon Sayles

    ESPN 150 LB Mike Mitchell keeps a low profile back in Texas, but he's making a big statement at The Opening.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2012
  15. J.T. Barrett commits to Ohio State

    Damon Sayles

    Ohio State picked up its 10th commit on Wednesday and its first quarterback of the 2013 recruiting class. Urban Meyer's first quarterback commit is from the Lone Star State. Four-star quarterback J.T. Barrett (Wichita Falls, Texas/Rider) confirmed...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  16. Jake Oliver, Maurice Smith and Mike Mitchell stars of Dallas Nike...

    Damon Sayles

    NFTC tour starts in Texas

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2012