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  1. Texas lands versatile 4-star DB Bonney

    Sam Khan Jr.

    It has been a long, winding recruiting process for four-star safety John Bonney (Houston/Lamar). With 32 offers and an effort to visit as many of those schools as he possibly could, Bonney and his family have put in much time and effort in vetting...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  2. SEC the difference for 2015 DE Lockhart

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The dilemma ESPN Junior 300 defensive end James Lockhart (Ennis, Texas/Ennis) faces these days is one several of the state's top prospects are familiar with. Just how much is SEC status worth when comparing big-time programs? L...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  3. Burnt Orange Breakdown: Reggie Wilson

    William Wilkerson

    During the summer, HornsNation will analyze each of the scholarship players on the Texas roster -- excluding the Longhorns' 2013 recruiting class -- in our Burnt Orange Breakdown series. Starting with No. 1 Mike Davis, we will go through the roster n...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  4. Burnt Orange Breakdown: DE Jeffcoat

    Carter Strickland

    During the summer, HornsNation will analyze each of the scholarship players on the Texas roster -- excluding the Longhorns' 2013 recruiting class -- in our Burnt Orange Breakdown series. Starting with No. 1 Mike Davis, we will go through the roster n...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  5. Focus leads to Texas pledge for Thomas

    William Wilkerson

    John Thomas (Athens, Texas/Trinity Valley Community College) should be at LSU right now, entrenched in SEC mania with a bucket full of Mad Hatter memories. But he's not because of academic troubles and, to a lesser degree, knee injuries that sidel...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  6. ESPN 150 S Adams talks contenders

    William Wilkerson

    Get ESPN 150 safety Jamal Adams (Lewisville, Texas/Hebron) in any competitive environment and you'll begin to understand very quickly why he's so coveted. Take for example the Dallas Nike Football Training Camp in Allen, Texas, on April 7 when he...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  7. Schools inquiring about 2016 Texas DB

    William Wilkerson

    There is a lot a young defensive back can learn through repetitions against an older sibling or friend. But it's just not going to have the same effect as, say, going up against an NFL wide receiver. The talent gap was extreme, but Bailey Phillips...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  8. Kenny Vaccaro an example of Mack Brown, Texas Longhorns developin...

    Carter Strickland

    Kenny Vaccaro is the latest example of Mack Brown's staff developing a player without overwhelming recruiting accolades into a top NFL draft pick.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  9. Roundtable: Key spring game visitors

    Max Olson and William Wilkerson

    Every Friday, HornsNation recruiting writers William Wilkerson and Max Olson answer a question about the Longhorns. This week's question: It's a big recruiting weekend with Texas Relays and Saturday's spring game. Who's the most important visitor ...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  10. Texas Longhorns struggling to recruit vs. SEC

    Carter Strickland

    Mack Brown has spent time and most of his breath explaining how Texas is poised to become an SEC-like team. If only Texas and Mack Brown could stop the SEC from getting their recruits.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2013
  11. The One Who Got Away: Ryan Perrilloux

    Max Olson

    One of the greatest signing day stunners will go down in history as, believe it or not, a mutually beneficial one. Texas has been on the losing end of some legendary recruiting battles -- Marcus Dupree and Eric Dickerson top the list -- but when i...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  12. Texas recruiting misses: 2008

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Recruiting is all about choices. Some are good. Some are bad. And sometimes teams don't even get a chance to make a choice. Players just want to go elsewhere. With all that in mind, HornsNation decided to take a look at the top...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  13. Top Texas Longhorns sleepers

    Carter Strickland

    Looking back at Texas' recent recruiting hits on prospects who were rated low but had stellar careers: 1. Colt McCoy, quarterback, 2005: McCoy was a reach. He was a 6-foot quarterback from a small school, Jim Ned, who didn't have a big arm and was...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  14. Some positions better in developing recruits for Texas Longhorns

    Carter Strickland

    Mack Brown has continually recruited well in his time at Texas. Developing those recruits, however, has been hit and miss.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  15. Apples swayed English from TCU to Texas

    William Wilkerson

    If it weren't for the size of the apples in Texas' locker room during a recruiting visit, former first-team All Pro defensive end Doug English might have never become a Longhorn. Seriously. The week before, English -- who attended Dallas' Bryant ...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  16. Texas Longhorns haven't lived up to projections

    Sean Adams

    As I sat Saturday night in the press box at DKR Texas Memorial Stadium watching the hopes of players, coaches, staff members and 101,851 [mostly Texas] fans diminish, I kept thinking to myself that Texas had the skill and the will to win that game.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2012