Tom Herman has landed a local talent who has drawn national attention for his tremendous upside.
Lake Travis 2020 quarterback Hudson Card has committed to Texas Longhorns football, the four-star recruit announced on Twitter Friday afternoon.
Card is a four-star prospect according to 247 Sports, and ranks as the No. 2 dual-threat QB, the No. 20 player in Texas, and the No. 170 overall player in the 2020 class. He held offers from 21 Division 1 programs, including Alabama, Ohio State, and Michigan.
Tom Herman offered Card at the Orange-White game on April 21, and Herman and assistant Drew Mehringer visited the Lake Travis product three days later.
The 6’2, 167 pounder is a fantastic athlete, and originally played wide receiver before replacing Ohio State commit Matthew Baldwin in the Texas 6A State Championship Game last season after Baldwin went down with a knee injury on the first play of the game. Lake Travis lost 33-35 with Card as the signal-caller, as the then sophomore completed 21 of 32 passes for 224 yards and threw a touchdown and three picks.
Card’s athleticism was also on full display, as he ran for 73 yards and a TD in his 16 rushing attempts in the game.
On the season, Card notched 69 catches for 1,137 yards and 13 touchdowns as a receiver. At QB, he completed 57-of-82 passes and threw for 597 yards, six touchdowns, and three interceptions. He also had 491 yards on the ground and scored six rushing touchdowns.
Card is the first Texas commit for the class of 2020. His status as a local kid with elite athleticism and high upside makes him a perfect starting place for the class.