Let Dickens describe Longhorns’ 2015 recruiting efforts

DeVante Davis
DeVante Davis

When the dust settles on Feb. 4 and National Signing Day is behind us, perhaps the story of the Longhorns’ class will have been written long ago by the noted journalist and author who brought us “A Tale of Two Cities.”

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” Charles Dickens began his story back in 1859, long before Charlie Strong put the finishing touches on his first full recruiting class on the 40 Acres. But Dickens’ words best sum up the state of the Longhorns’ class as signing day approaches. Depending on the whims of a handful of 18-year-olds, this year’s class could be celebrated or remembered with either of Dickens’ descriptions.

With a class of commitments that ranks near the nation’s best heading into the final few days, Texas' recruiting fate could change dramatically, for the better or for the worse.

While one recruit, 4-star defensive back DaVante Davis, reaffirmed his commitment via Twitter, as reported by SBNation, the proverbial biggest fish in the recruiting pond, got away. Kyler Murray, the 5-star, dual-threat quarterback rated by ESPN as the nation’s best, reaffirmed his commitment to [article-offer]

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