The Austin American Statesman released their Fab 55 list on Christmas Day. For those of you not familiar, the Fab 55 is the list of the best Texas high school football prospects. Texas has commitments from three of the top five players, five of the top ten, and 14 in total. Leading the list is Sergio Kindle a 6'4" 225 lbs. linebacker from Dallas. Kindle has been favorably compared to recent Longhorn star Derrick Johnson and to Dallas high school star and former NFL star Jesse Armstead. Also in the top five are DE Eddie Jones 6'3" 240 lbs. from Kilgore and CB Deon Beasley 5'10" 160 lbs. from Orange. Rivals.com currently has the Texas class rated second in the country. Texas has commitments from two 5-star recruits, ten 4-star recruits, and thirteen 3-star recruits as ranked by Rivals.
The excitement of the Rose Bowl is less than a week away, but the future looks bright for the Longhorns win or lose in Pasadena.