Texas Longhorns: Michael Starts

When you talk about Texas’ biggest rivals on the recruiting front, Texas Tech is not a program that is going to be thrown out there all that often.

The Longhorns have historically ruled those battlegrounds against the Red Raiders. Take a look at 2013 and 2014.

Jake Raulerson, Tyrone Swoopes, Jacorey Warrick, Antwuan Davis, Deoundrei Davis, Jake Oliver, Chevoski Collins, Erik Huhn and Durham Smythe are all 2013 Texas commitments that have Red Raiders offers. Tech doesn’t have a single commitment in 2013 with a Longhorns offer.

Updated 2012 Big 12 recruiting scorecard

December, 20, 2011
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So, the season gets, you know, kind of crazy. It's unrelenting, and recruiting plummets in priority. Thus, we haven't had a recruiting update since before the season.

Time to update.

Signing Day is less than two months away, and here's where each Big 12 team sits as we hit the recruiting home stretch before the big day in February.

All commit totals, rankings and stars via ESPN Recruiting, which updated its national recruiting rankings this week.

1. Texas Longhorns

National ranking: No. 1
Total commits: 25
ESPNU 150 commits: 10
Key commits: RB Johnathan Gray, DT Malcom Brown, WR Cayleb Jones, QB Connor Brewer
Class notes: Four of Texas' top five commits are skill position players, a huge need for the Longhorns. They're one of a handful of schools still chasing one of the nation's top recruits, too, receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. Gray will come to Texas as the Gatorade National Player of the Year. Texas also has two juco transfers coming next year, OT Donald Hawkins and DT Brandon Moore, a rarity for the Longhorns.

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