One of the top edge rushers the 2021 class has to offer is now officially on the Texas Longhorns’ radar, as Roanoke (Al.) Handley star weak-side defensive end Dylan Brooks took to Twitter on Monday to announce an offer from Tom Herman’s program.
With his Texas offer in hand, Brooks now boasts 15 scholarship invitations, as the Longhorns join the likes of Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, LSU, Tennessee, and Texas A&M in pursuit of the four-star prospect’s pass-rushing expertise, and understandably so.
Based on the early outlook, it will be difficult to lure Brooks away from home. His lone Crystal Ball pick to date was placed for Auburn, where his cousin Jeris McIntyre used to star. Relatedly, Brooks has been a mainstay on Alabama’s campus this offseason, making a trio of trips since adding his offer in mid-January.
Brooks has remained tremendously active on the recruiting trail elsewhere, as well, touring UAB, Auburn, LSU, Clemson, Mississippi State, Georgia Tech, Georgia, Florida State, and Florida.
This explosion on the recruiting trail largely came following a monster sophomore showing in which Brooks wreaked havoc to the tune of 55 total tackles, 17 tackles for loss, and nine sacks.
A 6’5, 206-pound talent, Brooks is ranked as the nation’s No. 26 player overall and as the No. 3 weak-side defensive end, per 247Sports.
This story will be updated.