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2016 National Signing Day | The University of Texas adds 24

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Charlie Strong's third National Signing Day with the Texas Longhorns was a successful one.  When the dust settled, Texas added 24 recruits and snagged the nation's 11th-best recruiting class (according to the 247Sports.com). **ESPN has the Longhorns recruiting class at 10th overall**

It was a success in more ways than one. Just 7 days ago, 247Sports had the Texas recruiting class ranked 38th in the nation and 4th in the Big 12. What a difference a week makes!

The University of Texas is the only school from Big 12 or Texas in the top 15 according to 247Sports. Send that to your Aggie friends.

Name Pos. Class Height Weight Hometown (Previous School/High School)
Peyton Aucoin TE Fr.-HS 6-5 240 Metairie, La. (Brother Martin)
Demarco Boyd* LB Fr.-HS 5-11 232 Gilmer, Texas (Gilmer)
Chris Brown DB Fr.-HS 5-10 199 Houston, Texas (Elsik)
Shane Buechele* QB Fr.-HS 6-1 190 Arlington, Texas (Lamar)
D'Andre Christmas-Giles DL Fr.-HS 6-2 292 Slidell, La. (St. Augustine)
Eric Cuffee DB Fr.-HS 6-0 187 Waco, Texas (Waco)
Davion Curtis WR Fr.-HS 5-11 178 Temple, Texas (Temple)
Chris Daniels DL Fr.-HS 6-4 328 Euless, Texas (Trinity)
Jean Delance OL Fr.-HS 6-5 299 Mesquite, Texas (North Mesquite)
Jordon Elliott DL Fr.-HS 6-3 322 Houston, Texas (Westside)
Andrew Fitzgerald DL Fr.-HS 6-5 255 Flower Mound, Texas (Marcus)
Erick Fowler OLB Fr.-HS 6-1 240 Manor, Texas (Manor)
Reggie Hemphill-Mapps WR Fr.-HS 6-1 171 Houston, Texas (Manvel)
Lil'Jordan Humphrey WR Fr.-HS 6-4 210 Grapevine, Texas (Southlake Carroll)
Tope Imade OL Fr.-HS 6-4 322 Arlington, Texas (Bowie)
Collin Johnson* WR Fr.-HS 6-5 203 San Jose, Calif. (Valley Christian)
Brandon Jones DB Fr.-HS 6-0 195 Nacogdoches, Texas (Nacogdoches)
Jeffrey McCulloch LB Fr.-HS 6-2 234 Houston, Texas (Davis)
Denzel Okafor OL Fr.-HS 6-4 295 Lewisville, Texas (Lewisville)
Kyle Porter RB Fr.-HS 5-10 207 Katy, Texas (Katy)
Malcolm Roach OLB Fr.-HS 6-3 257 Baton Rouge, La. (Madison Prep)
Zach Shackelford* OL Fr.-HS 6-3 296 Belton, Texas (Belton)
Marcel Southall DL Fr.-HS 6-1 287 Dallas, Texas (Duncanville)
Gerald Wilbon DL Fr.-HS 6-2 327 St. Rose, La. (Destrehan)

*Early Enrollee, will participate in spring drills

(Sources: TexasSports.com, Burnt Orange Nation, 247 Sports)

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