Alief Taylor wide receiver Brennan Eagles narrowed his list of schools under consideration on Sunday evening and included the Texas Longhorns among his final 10:
I have now decided to shut down my recruiting process and focus more on these 10 schools #WRU pic.twitter.com/iRmk3NvqKy— Brennan Eagles (@_BrennanEagles_) February 27, 2017
There’s always a chance that another school could sneak onto this list at some point during the recruiting process, but for now it looks like the in-state options for Eagles are now the Longhorns and Horned Frogs.
Eagles has recently made junior day visits to Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and TCU.
The 6’3.5, 214 pounder drew national attention in early February when he ran a 4.43 40-yard dash and 4.13 shuttle in addition to registering a 35-inch vertical leap. At 214 pounds.
Texas offered Eagles early in the process after Tom Herman and his staff initially became one of the first schools to offer Eagles last May while at Houston. On Saturday, the state’s No. 2 wide receiver reacquainted himself with most of that group when he visited for the junior day.
And while Eagles hasn’t offered anything on Twitter about his visit, the relationship that the staff has with Eagles and the fact that he’s the tallest in-state receiver offered by the Longhorns despite the rise of Tommy Bush suggests that Eagles is a major priority for position coach Drew Mehringer.
In fact, it wouldn’t be a stretch to argue that Eagles is the top overall wide receiver left on the Texas recruiting board following Saturday’s flip from slot Justin Watkins.
So in the critical city of Houston, which happens to be the home of numerous top targets, Eagles is one of the players whose recruitments will define the upside of 2018 class for Herman.