Posted February 5th, 2014 by Brian
Filed under: Football, Recruiting

Texas Football head coach Charlie Strong speaks with the media about the 2014 signing class:

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Posted February 5th, 2014 by Brian
Filed under: Football, Live, Recruiting

Running list of all letters of intent from future Longhorns as they come in today.

19 LOIs Confirmed (10:51am)

DL Jake McMillon
WR Lorenzo Joe
QB Jerrod Heard
WR Roderick Bernard
WR Armanti Foreman
RB D’Onta Foreman
RB Donald Catalon
CB Jermaine Roberts
S Jason Hall
LB Edwin Freeman
WR Garrett Gray
LB Cameron Hampton
DT Chris Nelson
OL Elijah Rodriguez
WR Dorian Leonard
DE Derick Roberson
S John Bonney
OL Terrell Cuney
RB Kevin Shorter

Early enrollees

OT Alex Anderson
LB Andrew Beck
TE Blake Whiteley

List sourced from Horns247, Orangebloods, and LHN.

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Probably my favorite press conference every year, Texas head coach [tag]Mack Brown[/tag] is finally able to talk about the incoming recruits and sits down and goes over film of each one of them. Great to hear him talk about the entire incoming class and about the strengths of each player. Definitely worth your time to watch the entire thing:

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Some great photos of the future Longhorns making their college choice official yesterday. The photos of Taylor Bible from Inside Texas are awesome. His choice of a Texas fishing/hunting choice is perfect if you heard how country he is during Under Armour game interviews. Check out a selection of the photos below:

Reggie Wilson

Reggie Wilson

Darius Terrell

Darius Terrell

Jackson Jeffcoat

Jackson Jeffcoat

Tevin Jackson & Adrian Phillips

Tevin Jackson & Adrian Phillips

Taylor Bible

Taylor Bible

Be sure to head over to Inside Texas, Statesman.com, and DallasNews.com for more photos of these recruits and all the future Horns.

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Texas head coach Mack Brown talks to ESPNU about the incredible haul of recruits he brought in today and about Garrett Gilbert replacing Colt McCoy. Watch…

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The first Wednesday of every February is the big one for recruitniks. [tag]National Signing Day[/tag] is the first day high school seniors can sign their National Letter of Intent to play college football. A Letter of Intent is a binding agreement between a player and a school so more changing their mind or flip flopping after their name is on the paper.

The Texas Longhorns don’t expect any big news, they got their big fish last Friday, but this is the day when the members of the Horns’ fantastic 2010 recruiting class can make it truly official. Three players are already enrolled and on campus, so 25 22 young men will be faxing in their letters today.

We’ll have updates throughout the day as the letters come in on Twitter at @40AcresSports and here on this page. Most of the action should take place in the morning so stay tuned.

Confirmed* Letters of Intent

Spring Enrollees

Updates…

RT @InsideTexas: Aaron Benson has signed his Letter of Intent to play for Texas. 12 to go. #ut (8:25am)

DE Greg Daniels, LB Tevin Jackson & DB Adrian Phillips are in. Daniels came up in recent decommit rumors so good to see his LOI in. #ut (8:40am)

According to @InsideTexas, record setting Cayuga RB Traylon Shead has sent in his LOI. #ut (9:10am)

RT @gkketch: Breaking news in recruiting. Multiple outlets have Dallas Skyline LB Corey Nelson signing with OU instead of Texas A&M today (9:25am)

RT @gkketch: Just spoke with Fort Worth WR Darius White and he told me that he’s signing and faxing to Texas as I type. 19 of 25 confirmed. (9:30am)

Only a few guys left to sign. A little nervous that Jackson Jeffcoat and out of state ATH Demarco Cobbs are 2 of them. #UT (9:37am)

RT @gkketch: 24 of the 25 commitments for Texas have signed and faxed in their letters. We’re only waiting on DeMarco Cobbs, who signs a … (10:44am)

RT @jeff_howe: Just talked with Demarco Cobbs. He has signed and sent his LOI to #ut. Texas has now signed all 25 verbal commitments. #ut (11:20am)

*Information on confirmed LOI from Orangebloods.com and Inside Texas.

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Posted February 7th, 2009 by Brian
Filed under: Football, Recruiting

Round Rock Stony Point defensive end [tag]Tevin Mims[/tag] was the last recruit to join Texas’ 5th ranked 2009 recruiting class but he’s excited to be a Longhorn. Mims exploded during his senior season and went from a relative unknown to a highly sought after 4-star player. When he finally got the offer in January from his boyhood favorite he jumped on it quickly.

Watch Tevin discuss his commitment to UT on [tag]National Signing Day[/tag] below:

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College coaches are not allowed by NCAA rules to talk about potential recruits or commits until National Signing Day. With signatures from all 20 commits this morning, Texas head coach [tag]Mack Brown[/tag] finally has a chance to talk about each of the future Longhorns and breaks down each one on film. Mack sits down in front of reporters and talks to reporters for nearly 30 minutes and it is definitely worth your time to sit down and watch.

Watch Mack talking about the class and discussing each of the recruits below:

Many thanks to Statesman.com for again providing embeddable video of Mack’s press conferences.

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Garrett Gilbert and Paden Kelley sign their Letters of Intent (Image: Statesman.com)

Garrett Gilbert and Paden Kelley sign their Letters of Intent (Image: Statesman.com)

Wednesday is [tag]National Signing Day[/tag] and we’ll have frequent updates throughout the day on the 40 Acres. This is the first day high school senior recruits can sign a binding letter of intent to play college football. The Longhorns have 20 commits in the 2009 class with 8 already on campus and 12 expected to send in their LOI tomorrow. We’ll have updates when those letters come in as well as the important news on the two remaining targets, linebacker Jarvis Jones and corner Dre Kirkpatrick.

Follow @40AcresSports on Twitter (after the jump) and keep track of other #signingday news as well.

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The big one got away today (under suspicious circumstances) but the 2008 Texas recruiting class is still a good one. Mack Brown and the Horns signed 20 young athletes to letters of intent, nine of which are already on campus for the spring semester.

The class is headlined by defensive backs Aaron Williams and DJ Monroe, who along with safety Nolan Brewster, should anchor the Texas defensive backfield for the next four or five years. On the offensive side WR/RB DeSean Hales is electric with the football in his hands and wide receiver Dan Buckner is huge and will catch anything thrown in his general direction.

Here’s the full list of signees:

Name Position Rating Hometown
[tag]Emmanuel Acho[/tag] LB 1 star1 star1 star Dallas
[tag]Nolan Brewster[/tag] DB 1 star1 star1 star1 star Denver, CO
[tag]Mark Buchanan[/tag] OL 1 star1 star1 star1 star Austin
[tag]Dan Buckner[/tag] WR 1 star1 star1 star1 star Allen
[tag]Brock Fitzhenry[/tag] RB 1 star1 star1 star Giddings
[tag]Blake Gideon[/tag] DB 1 star1 star Leander
[tag]DJ Grant[/tag] WR 1 star1 star1 star1 star Austin
[tag]DeSean Hales[/tag] RB 1 star1 star1 star1 star Klein
[tag]Antoine Hicks[/tag] ATH 1 star1 star1 star Mansfield
[tag]Jeremy Hills[/tag] RB 1 star1 star1 star1 star Alief
[tag]Jarvis Humphrey[/tag] DT 1 star1 star1 star1 star Cedar Hill
[tag]Dravannti Johnson[/tag] LB 1 star1 star1 star1 star Nederland
[tag]DJ Monroe[/tag] DB 1 star1 star1 star1 star Angleton
[tag]Tre Newton[/tag] RB 1 star1 star1 star Southlake
[tag]Luke Poehlmann[/tag] OL 1 star1 star1 star Brenham
[tag]Kheeston Randall[/tag] DT 1 star1 star1 star1 star Beaumont
[tag]Ryan Roberson[/tag] RB 1 star1 star1 star Brenham
[tag]David Snow[/tag] OL 1 star1 star1 star1 star Gilmer
[tag]Justin Tucker[/tag] K 1 star1 star1 star Austin
[tag]Aaron Williams[/tag] DB 1 star1 star1 star1 star Round Rock

Congratulations to the newest Texas Longhorns!

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