AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 3: University of Texas fans cheer on the Longhorns as they play the Rice Owls on September 3, 2011 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. This was the debut game for the new Longhorn Network, a partnership between the University of Texas at Austin and ESPN. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Recruiting: Tracking The Longhorns Until Signing Day

The Texas Longhorns are putting together another top recruiting class. Stick with SB Nation for all your Longhorn recruiting coverage.

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Two surprise visitors joining Wilson at Texas

A week ago, it didn't look like the 'Horns were going to have a single visitor the weekend before Signing Day, but they now have three prospects on campus.

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Rising OG Rami Hammad picks Texas

There wasn't much suspense in the four-star offensive guard's announcement for the 'Horns.

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Top JUCO OT commits to Texas

The top junior college tackle by 247Sports is now off the board.

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Committed Five-Star DT Has Visits Scheduled

After visiting Florida State earlier this fall, the Metroplex product will take three more official visits.

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Oklahoma blowouts could hurt Texas recruiting

Back in the middle part of the last decade, Oklahoma was winning major recruiting battles against Texas. With two straight blowouts, the pendulum could swing back in favor of the Sooners again.

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Texas Leading Again For Caleb Benenoch

The raucous atmosphere at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium over the weekend was enough to convince 2013 Katy (TX) Seven Lakes offensive lineman Caleb Benenoch that the Texas Longhorns are once again the leader for his services.

Following the Texas A&M-Florida game back in September, Benenoch had dropped his long-time leaders from their perch atop his list.

The 6-6, 320-pounder had a glowing review of his experience ($):

I had a lot of fun. It was a blast getting to hang out with all the recruits and commits and watch a big game. I don’t know if that’s what DKR is like all the time, but that was terrific. It was a lot of fun. It was ridiculously loud and everybody was chanting the whole game.

A lifelong Longhorn fan who was rumored to be a silent commitment for some time immediately after receiving his offer from Texas back in early June, sounded like he may have been close to ending his recruitment over the weekend:

Every time I go to UT, it’s harder and harder to come back without committing while I’m there. I’m a big fan and I love the program and everything about it.

Benenoch spoke with Hookem.com about his favorites ($):

My top four now is Texas, Baylor, OU and then UCLA in that order. Baylor and OU are kind of tied though.

Benenoch plans on making his decision after taking an official visit to UCLA, which will happen after his senior season.

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Chevoski Collins Commits To Texas

In a good old-fashioned Red River recruiting victory at the start of Oklahoma Hate Week, the Longhorns secured their first commitment in months with the pledge of the 2013 Livingston athlete.

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'Horns Hosting Big Visit Weekend For 'Eers Game

As the West Virginia Mountaineers and a boatload of rowdy fans descend upon Austin for Saturday's big-time showdown, so too will a number of top Texas targets in the 2013 and 2014 classes.

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Texas No Longer Leader For Caleb Benenoch

A recent visit has shaken things up for one of the top uncommitted prospects in Texas.

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Ricky Seals-Jones Has Dislocated Knee, Is Planning Visits

A promising evening turned sour for a top national prospect last week.

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Daje Johnson Commits To Texas Longhorns

Texas takes Daje Johnson from TCU.

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Mario Edwards Jr. Visiting FSU And LSU Before Deciding

Will Mario Edwards stick with his commitment to the Seminoles?

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Texas Junior Day: 'Horns Bringing Top Crop Of Recruits To Austin

The Texas Longhorns are famous for starting the trend of filling up a recruiting class early in the cycle. It's not uncommon for the 'Horns to have 75 percent or more of their class filled before the football season starts. And most of this is done via junior days.

Another junior day for Texas is coming up on February 12th, and Wescott Eberts of the excellent Texas site, Burnt Orange Nation has compiled a list of the top recruits set to visit Austin:

As usual, none of these players have been officially offered yet, but odds are high that nearly every one will receive an offer if they do indeed make it to campus. The question then becomes which of those players will commit during that weekend and if that number is closer to that four commitments secured last year or the 13 secured the year before.

Head on over to Burnt Orange Nation for the list of top recruits!

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Thomas Johnson Decommits From Texas Longhorns And Will Visit Oregon Ducks

Texas loses receiver recruit Thomas Johnson.

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Texas Turns Focus To 2012 Recruiting Class

Fresh off a 21-10 win over Cal, the Texas Longhorns turn their attention to recruiting. And Texas readers are fortunate to have a tremendous Longhorns resource in Burnt Orange Nation. And Wescott Eberts of BON joins us to talk Texas football recruiting. In typical fashion, Texas is battling Alabama for the top recruiting class. Again. Texas currently sits at 25 commitments, and almost all of them are stars. Take it away, Wescott:

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College Football Recruiting: Alabama And Texas Battle For Top Class

Texas and Alabama are the favorites to land the top recruiting class in the country.

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