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Quality over quantity: Texas football inks 16 in early signing period

Texas football head coach Tom Herman announced the signing of 16 members of the Longhorns' recruiting class on the first day of the early signing period (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel
Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — If you are looking for bang for your buck, the Texas football team’s 16-member haul on the first day of the 2020 early signing period lived up to its expectations.

But if you’re a purveyor of class rankings, then the Longhorns’ spot in the team listings of signees either just inside or just outside the top 20 might be alarming.

Texas announced a

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .