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Texas visitor list for Iowa State game features talent in the trenches

Several key offensive and defensive linemen targets are among those visiting Texas for the Iowa State game.

4-star Texas A&M OT commit Smart Chibuzo.

For the final time this season, the Texas Longhorns will host an impressive collection of talent when Tom Herman’s team welcomes the Iowa State Cyclones for a ranked showdown.

This time around, talent in the trenches headlines the Longhorns visitor list, which can be seen below.


In addition to three key defensive commits, Texas will host a covered edge rusher out of Louisiana in Myron Warren, and top-ranked JUCO SDE Jacoby Jones, who decommitted from Oklahoma on Tuesday and is now trending to Texas.

  • De’Gabriel Floyd — 4-star OLB — Westlake (Calif.) Village — Texas commit
  • Jordan Whittington — 4-star WR — Cuero — Texas commit
  • David Gbenda — 4-star ILB — Katy Cinco Ranch — Texas commit
  • Peter Mpagi — 3-star WDE — Richmond George Ranch — Texas commit
  • Jacoby Jones — 3-star SDE — JUCO
  • Myron Warren — 3-star SDE — Many (La.)
  • Deiontrae Wheat — Unranked WR — Kilgore


The Longhorns will finally host elite Arizona defensive back Kelee Ringo, and top-ranked 2020 running back Zachary Evans told Burnt Orange Nation’s Joe Hamilton that he’ll be back on campus as well. A car-full of interior talent will be headed for Austin, courtesy of Rischad Whitfield, also known as The Footwork King. He’s bringing Texas A&M commits Akinola Ogunibiyi, Smart Chibuzo, Braedon Nutter, and Cedric Melton.

  • Kelee Ringo — 5-star CB — Scottsdale (Az.) Saguaro
  • Zachary Evans — 5-star RB — Houston North Shore
  • Akinola Ogunibiyi — 4-star OG — Sugar Land Kempner — Texas A&M commit
  • Smart Chibuzo — 4-star OT — Hightower — Texas A&M commit
  • Braedon Nutter — 3-star DT — Tomball Memorial
  • Kelvontay Dixon — 3-star ATH — Carthage
  • Cedric Melton — Unranked OT — Houston Klein Cain
  • Deundre Blanton — Unranked DT — Kilgore


Texas wide receivers coach Corby Meekins personally requested that Rischad Whitfield bring Goffney to Austin for the Forty Acres, along with the aforementioned collection of interior talent.

  • Dylan Goffney — Unranked WR — Cypress Bridgeland
  • Latrell Neville — Unranked WR — Willowridge

This list will be updated.

Confirmations via Twitter, Burnt Orange Nation.