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Ranking the best offensive linemen in the 2019 class (Subscribers only)

The big guys up front are the real engine that makes every offense churn, and the 2019 class is stocked with plenty of players who can give a boost to their college programs. The list is powered by Next Level Athlete and powered by Sportify Insurance. Kenyon Green, a 6-foot-4, 315-pound talent from Atascocita in Humble, topped the list. NLA’s…

The Republic of Football podcast presented by Your North Texas Honda Dealers

Subscribe now:     iTunes    |    Google Play    |    Stitcher Episode 8: Sonny Dykes, a new Longhorn, Mike Leach’s acting days and the hype machine David Ubben is joined by guest co-host Bruce Feldman of Sports Illustrated and FOX Sports to look ahead to 2018 in Texas and take a closer look at the newest member…

Ranking the top 40 running backs in the 2019 class (Subscribers Only)

Katy's Deondrick Glass is atop this year's initial list.

Deondrick Glass has 3,602 rushing yards and 56 touchdowns in his last two seasons, landing him atop the initial list of the 40 best running backs in Texas for the 2019 recruiting class. The list is powered by Next Level Athlete and brought to you by Sportify Insurance. “Isaiah Spiller could very well end up being our No. 1,” NLA’s…

D-line, a growing offense and a new kicker: Can UNT keep building?

North Texas kicked off spring practice on Wednesday, but here are a few big questions they’ll try to answer during their run of 15 practices. 1. Can a quick fix fill holes on the defensive line? Seth Littrell welcomed six early enrollees from this year’s recruiting class, including four junior college players. Tillman Johnson and Andy Flusche left two big…

Ranking the best QBs in the 2019 class

Wednesday, the 2018 recruiting season officially hit the finish line, but now it’s time for a focus on 2019. Naturally, we’re starting with the best quarterbacks in the class, led by Texas commit Roschon Johnson of Port Noches-Groves. In 13 games last year, he rushed for 1,627 yards and 29 scores and threw for 2,918 yards with 35 touchdowns and…

National Signing Day: A quick glance at all 12 Texas FBS recruiting classes

How did all the schools' classes look after the dust settled this afternoon?

For reference on the best in-state players in this year’s class: Top 500 2018 recruits in Texas TEXAS LONGHORNS Composite 247 team recruiting ranking: No. 3 (No. 1 in Big 12) Average 247 recruiting ranking (2014-17): 14.75 Top recruit: Caden Sterns, S, Cibolo Steele Top Texas recruit: Caden Sterns, S, Cibolo Steele Notable: Seven of the Longhorns’ signees are ranked…

Takeaways and notes from signing day in Texas

It was a different National Signing Day than in years past, but there's still plenty to assess.

The drama. The iconic hat reveals. Tired fax machine jokes. The eleventh-hour changes of heart. The Derek Jeter cameos. The puppies. The parents, angry over their child’s choice, refusing to sign the letter of intent. It’s all a little muted this year, and the NCAA rulebook is to blame. National Signing Day is still today, the first Wednesday in February,…

Life as the most wanted men in Texas

What are the final days like for the top uncommitted recruits leading up to National Signing Day?

Yoakum’s Joshua Moore committed to Texas on Sunday, just a few days before National Signing Day. Leon O’Neal Jr. was one of the select few until Monday afternoon. Last December, 76 of the top 100 players in Texas officially ended their recruitment, taking advantage of college football’s first-ever early signing period. They locked in their college destination six weeks before…

RECRUITING: The top 500 players in Texas for 2018

As signing day approaches, a look at the best the state has to offer, thanks to Next Level Athlete.

Most of the top players in Texas have already found homes, but heading into National Signing Day on Wednesday, here’s our final list of the 500 best player in Texas, powered by Next Level Athlete. “Most noticeable are all the Texas commits at the top of the board. That’s kind of new. When you see it like that, it obviously…

David Ubben’s notes and nuggets from the Senior Bowl

Dave Campbell's Texas Football college insider David Ubben reports on how Texas products fared at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.

MOBILE, Ala. — Phil Savage wants to help draft stocks, not hurt them. The Senior Bowl’s executive director says when he’s putting together invitations to the annual game, he looks for guys who can come to Mobile and improve their stock, regardless of the caliber of program they played in before beginning the pre-draft process. Thus far, the Texans who showed…