Charlie Strong’s Comments on the 2015 Longhorn Recruiting Class

Strong on Aug. 21

Here the some of the highlights of Charlie Strong's comments this afternoon on the 2015 Recruiting class.


In the press conference Strong said that Ryan Newsome called him last Thursday at 1:30 a.m. and said he was going to announce his commitment, then the next day he announced he would attend UCLA. Last night Newsome called Strong again at midnight and said he would sign with Texas.

2015 Recruiting Class

2015 Texas Football Recruiting Class
Name Pos. Class Height Weight Hometown (Previous School/High School)
Kris Boyd DB Fr.-HS 5-11 184 Gilmer, Texas (Gilmer)
John Burt WR Fr.-HS 6-2 184 Tallahassee, Fla. (Lincoln)
Cecil Cherry LB Fr.-HS 6-1.5 244 Frostproof, Fla. (Victory Christian)
Devonaire Clarington TE Fr.-HS 6-5 229 Miami, Fla. (Booker T. Washington)
Davante Davis DB Fr.-HS 6-3 191 Miami, Fla. (Booker T. Washington)
DeShon Elliott DB Fr.-HS 6-0 204 Rockwall, Texas (Rockwall-Heath)
Breckyn Hager LB Fr.-HS 6-2 205 Austin, Texas (Westlake)
Holton Hill DB Fr.-HS 6-2 180 Houston, Texas (Lamar)
Brandon Hodges* OL Jr.-TR 6-5 295 Aberdeen, Miss. (East Mississippi CC/Aberdeen)
Tristian Houston RB Fr.-HS 5-10 198 Galena Park, Texas (North Shore)
Malik Jefferson* LB Fr.-HS 6-1.5 222 Mesquite, Texas (Poteet)
Gilbert Johnson WR Fr.-HS 6-3.5 186 Miami, Fla. (Georgia Prep Academy/Homestead)
Kirk Johnson RB Fr.-HS 5-11.5 194 San Jose, Calif. (Valley Christian)
Du'Vonta Lampkin DT Fr.-HS 6-3 293 Houston, Texas (Cypress Falls)
P.J. Locke DB Fr.-HS 5-10 189 Beaumont, Texas (Central)
Kai Locksley QB Fr.-HS 6-3 188 Baltimore, Maryland (Gilman School)
Ronnie Major OL Fr.-HS 6-6 297 Huntsville, Texas (Huntsville)
DeAndre McNeal ATH Fr.-HS 6-1.5 228 Mesquite, Texas (Poteet)
Ryan Newsome WR Fr.-HS 6-6 297 Huntsville, Texas (Huntsville)
Tristan Nickelson* OL So.-TR 6-8.5 312 League City, Texas (Navarro CC/Fork Union Academy/Clear Falls)
Charles Omenihu DE Fr.-HS 6-5 231 Rowlett, Texas (Rowlett)
Garrett Thomas* OL Fr.-HS 6-7 296 Many, La (Many)
Cameron Townsend LB Fr.-HS 6-1 193 Missouri City, Texas (Ridge Point)
Patrick Vahe OL Fr.-HS 6-2.5 299 Euless, Texas (Trinity)
Quincy Vasser* DE Jr.-TR 6-3.5 259 Nyack, N.Y. (Navarro CC/Hargrave Academy/Nyack)
Chris Warren III RB Fr.-HS 6-2 239 Rockwall, Texas (Rockwall)
Anthony Wheeler LB Fr.-HS 6-2 219 Dallas, Texas (Skyline)
Connor Williams* OL Fr.-HS 6-4.5 291 Coppell, Texas (Coppell)

*Early Enrollee, will participate in spring drills

James Schleicher

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