Horns now & forever: National Signing Day + Sugar Bowl

Keep plugged in to Horns Illustrated and TexasSports.com for all your National Signing Day coverage and recaps all throughout Wednesday, Dec. 19 (Photo courtesy of Texas Sports).

AUSTIN, Texas — What started here yesterday will change the Texas football world for years to come.

National Signing Day was a rousing success for Texas, and there is plenty of buzz for who the new Longhorns will be on the heels of an uplifting 2018 season.

As No. 14 Texas sets to head to New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl against No. 6 Georgia on New Year’s Day, the team stands to strengthen its already blossoming core depth with a slew of highly-touted athletes committing to becoming Longhorns.

The early signing period in December is still relatively new, as it was implemented for the first time last year. That is in addition to the traditional February signing period slated for Feb. 6, 2019.

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The Horns hauled in a number of highly-touted recruits on National Signing Day Wednesday.

Head coach Tom Herman lavished praise on the Longhorns new recruits, who are set to bolster the roster in 2019 and on into the new decade.

More: Read insights from our own Steve Habel on just what the 'Horns

accomplished on Signing Day here.

Speaking of the Sugar Bowl, those who have purchased tickets can expect those to arrive in the mail this week — no later than Dec. 21.

And keep posted to Horns Illustrated for all our Sugar Bowl coverage including player profiles, on the road with Steve Habel, and of course, our live coverage of the game from New Orleans as 2018 turns to 2019.

Get geared up for the big bowl game and score your Texas Longhorns Sugar Bowl gear.

If you don't already have tickets to the 2019 Sugar Bowl, purchase tickets now at TexasSports.com/tickets.

The University has urged strong caution in sharing the information of tickets fans might have as well, in order to prevent fraud or misuse of tickets by unknown parties.

“If you choose to post about your tickets on social media, please do not post photos of your tickets or share in any way your seat locations and/or bar codes. Even friends can unknowingly share that information which in the hands of the wrong person can cause your tickets to be invalid and not scan in at the venue. If that happens, you would be denied entry,” the University said in a release on its website.

The Texas Athletics Ticket Office is closed Dec. 24-26. If you have questions about your order after Dec. 25, staff will be in the office to answer questions on Dec. 27-28 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Contact the ticket office at 512-471-3333 or Ticket.questions@athletics.texas.edu.

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