PASADENA, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Texas Longhorns fans before the game against the UCLA Bruins at Rose Bowl on Sept. 17, 2011, in Pasadena, Cali. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Texas may be looking to get in on No. 1 recruit Robert Nkemdiche.
Georgia defensive end Robert Nkemdiche, the nation's No. 1 2013 recruit, already has a lengthy offer sheet that includes many of the top schools from the SEC, Pac-12 and ACC. He's believed to be a strong Alabama Crimson Tide lean, though he's said the Georgia Bulldogs are also in decent shape. The USC Trojans, Florida Gators, Auburn Tigers, and Oregon Ducks are also among those trying their chances.
Now there's word that another top-10 program, the Texas Longhorns, could be getting in the running as well:
Just heard that Texas and Coach Searels are actively recruiting OL Robert Nkemdiche.— Recruitocosm (@Recruitocosm) February 17, 2012
Stacy Searels has coached all over the Southeast, from LSU to Appalachian State, since graduating from Auburn. His most recent gig before joining the Horns was at UGA.