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Today on the Forty Acres: Sights from Texas’ junior days

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How does hosting more than 90 prospects in a single weekend sound? If you're a Texas fan, it’s great news.

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By the end of the weekend, more than 90 Texas Longhorns targets will have visited the Forty Acres as part of Tom Herman’s first junior days in Austin. Tremendously stacked in both size and talent, Herman and the ‘Horns will have an opportunity to leave a lasting impression on many of the state and nation’s top prospects in hopes of kickstarting a critical 2018 class.

Following along for your sights and updates throughout the weekend.


2019 Port Neches-Groves QB Roschon Johnson.

4-star Arp S DeMarvion Overshown.

4-star South Grand Prairie S Atanza Vongor.

3-star Dallas Highland Park OT Thomas Shelmire.

2019 Conroe Oak Ridge OT Tyler Johnson.

Update: 6:36 p.m. CT - 2019 LSU OT commit Kardell Thomas picks up first Texas junior day offer.

4-star 2019 Allen OT EJ Ndoma-Ogar.

3-star Allen OT Trey Stratford.

3-star Frisco Wakeland OT Rafiti Ghirmai.

5-star Parkway (La.) WR Terrace Marshall.

4-star Houston Westfield DT Keondre Coburn.

3-star Cedar Hill DT Shabazz Dotson.

Update: 4:41 p.m. CT - No. 1 ATH Justin Watkins flips to Texas from Florida State.

5-star Houston Lamar CB Anthony Cook with Bevo.

3-star Silsbee WR Kalon Barnes.

Nation’s No. 1 ATH and current Florida State commit with Longhorns national championship QB Vince Young.

4-star South Grand Prairie S Atanza Vongor with Longhorns junior offensive lineman and fellow South Grand Prairie native Garrett Graf.

3-star Frisco Lone State QB MJ Rivers.

2019 Port Neches-Groves QB Roschon Johnson with Bevo.

2019 Conroe Oak Ridge OT Tyler Johnson with teammate and 3-star 2018 WDE Joseph Ossai.

3-star Cuero TE Bralen Taylor (left) with 4-star 2019 Cuero WR Jordan Whittington (right).

Texas junior OG Brandon Hodges with 2019 LSU OT commit Kardell Thomas.

3-star Marshall OG Chasen Hines with Longhorn legend Vince Young.

3-star Tulsa Union (Okla.) S Patrick Fields with Houston’s “Footwork King,” Rischad Whitfield.

Longhorns junior S John Bonney with fellow Houston Lamar products, 5-star CB Anthony Cook (bottom right), 3-star RB Ta’Zhawn Henry (bottom right), 4-star WR Al’Vonte Woodard (top left) and 3-star DT Joshua Landry (top right).

Woodard, Henry, Cook and Landry with Houston Lamar defensive backs coach Theadis Reagins.

Texas sophomore S P.J. Locke with four-star Cy Spring S Leon O’Neal Jr. (left) and 5-star Angleton S BJ Foster.

3-star Marshall OG Chasen Hines with 4-star Carthage RB Keaontay Ingram.

Cibolo Steele OLB Juan Henry Jr. inside DKR.

Florida State commit and nation’s top-ranked ATH Justin Watkins with Tom Herman and Herman’s wife.

3-star Marshall OG Chasen Hines with Texas junior OG Brandon Hodges.

4-star Cy Spring S Leon O’Neal Jr., 5-star Angleton S BJ Foster and 4-star South Grand Prairie S Atanza Vongor with Longhorn legend Michael Huff.

4-star Houston Westfield DT Keondre Coburn with elite trainer Rischad Whitfield.

2019 Conroe Oak Ridge OT Tyler Johnson.