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Recruits react to Texas’ 31-16 win over No. 17 TCU

The Longhorns left an impression on Texas targets in attendance yet again.

3-star Texas WDE commit Peter Mpagi.
Twitter: @PeterMpagi

On Saturday, the Texas Longhorns knocked off the No. 17 TCU Horned Frogs, 31-16, to notch the program’s second ranked win in as many weeks.

Following the Longhorns latest win, which lifted Texas to 3-1 (1-0) and now has the Horns positioned at No. 18 nationally, Burnt Orange Nation spoke with a handful of the recruits who were in attendance to get their reactions.

This story has been updated with additional reactions.


Lewis Cine — 4-star S — Cedar Hill Trinity Christian School: “I thought that it was a live and exciting game. Great win and statement from UT.”

Peter Mpagi — 3-star WDE — Richmond George Ranch — Texas commit: ”Defense was LIGHTS OUT”

Jeremiah Byers — Unranked OT — Austin Anderson: “Texas Football is back baby ”


Tiago Sumbo — 3-star DT — Katy Seven Lakes: ”Texas was waiting for TCU, especially in the first quarter and Second quarter. Then they shut down TCU in the third quarter. The defense stepped up a lot. Overall, it was pretty good game.”

Reggie Brown — 3-star TE — Legacy the School of Sports & Science: “I had a great time in Austin. I grew up there before I moved to Houston. The game was exciting and the stadium was electric. I really enjoyed it and thought they had a great game plan against TCU. Hook’em.”

Jakobi Holland — Unranked RB — Tomball: “All positive vibes. Love the coaching staff and a great atmosphere. It’s a place I can see myself growing as a player and individual.”

RJ Smith — Unranked RB — Katy Tompkins: “My visit to Texas went well, I liked it a lot. Great atmosphere, great fans. I think Texas showed real promise against TCU and I liked what I saw.”


Jadeon Wilson — Unranked WR — Bishop Lynch: “I had a great visit to TEXAS and was very excited on how they played against TCU”

Kaidon Salter — Unranked QB — Bishop Lynch: “The Texas vs Tcu game was great. I feel that Tcu came in thinking that Texas wasn’t good enough to compete with them Texas played together as a team.”