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Texas offers elite 2020 SDE Darnell Washington

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Texas offered the versatile Nevada product on Monday.


One of the nation’s top 2020 prospects is now officially on the Texas Longhorns’ radar.

On Monday, the Longhorns extended an offer to Las Vegas (Nev.) Desert Pines strong-side defensive end Darnell Washington, he announced on Twitter.

A four-star prospect, Washington is now up to 16 offers with invitations stemming from Oklahoma, Alabama, Oregon, Nebraska, and UCLA, among others.

As seen by his film, Washington also stars as a tight end with a tremendous frame at 6-foot-7.5, 238 pounds long before his junior season. However, he’s largely being recruited as a strong-side defensive end. The Longhorns like his upside at the position to the point that he is now the first 202 strong-side defensive end prospect to pick up a Texas offer.

Washington is ranked as the nation’s No. 88 player, the No. 5 strong-side defensive end, and as the No. 1 player in Nevada, per the 247Sports Composite.