Texas Longhorns Football

Meet the 2023 Freshman Class

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Tausili Akana

EDGE, 6'4" 220 lbs.  Laie, Hawaii All-American - ranked #1 in Utah by ESPN

Cedric Baxter Jr.

Running Back 6'4", 220 lbs. Orlando, Florida All-America - ranked in Top 3 running back in Florida

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S'Maje Burrell

Linebacker 6'1", 211 lbs. Fort Worth, Texas Ranked 81 nationally, No. 7 among inside linebackers

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Jaydon Chatman

Offensive Lineman 6'4" 305 lbs Harker Heights, Texas Ranked No 31 among OL nationally by ESPN

Andre Cojoe

Offensive Lineman 6'6", 353 lbs. Grand Prairie, Texas Ranked 44 among offensive guards nationally by ESPN

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Johntay Cook II

Wide Receiver 6' 175 lbs DeSoto, Texas Ranked No 39 nationally No 5 in Texas by ESPN

Trevor Goosby

Offensive Lineman 6'7" 280 lbs Melissa, Texas Ranked No 73 among offensive tackles nationally by ESPN

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Derion Gullette

LB, 6'3", 225 lbs Marlin, Texas Ranked No 14 among outside linebackers in Texas by ESPN

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Anthony Hill Jr.

Linebacker 6'3", 230 lbs Denton, Texas Ranked No 18 nationally, No 4 linebacker overall in Texas by ESPN

Payton Kirkland

Offensive Lineman 6'6', 370 lbs Orlando, Florida Ranked No 26 among offensive lineman nationally by ESPN

Liona Lefau

Linebacker 6'1", 220 lbs Laie, Hawaii Rated No 28 among outside linebackers nationally by ESPN

Arch Manning

Quarterback 6'4", 220 lbs New Orleans, LA Ranked No 2 nationally, No 1 among quarterbacks by ESPN

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Sydir Mitchell

Defensive Lineman 6'6", 352 lbs Paterson, J.J. Rated No 6 nationally among defensive lineman by ESPN

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DeAndre Moore Jr.

Wide Receiver 6', 190 lbs Anaheim, California Rated No 77 nationally, No 14 among wide receivers by ESPN

Malik Muhammand

Defensive Back 6' 175 lbs DeSoto, Texas Rated No 10 overall in state of Texas by ESPN

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Ryan Niblett

Wide Receiver 5'10", 165 lbs Houston, Texas Rated No 5 among athletics and No 17 overall in Texas by ESPN

Will Randle

Tight End 6'4", 225 lbs New Orleans, La Rated No 20 amongh tight ends nationally by ESPN

Spencer Shannon

Tight End 6'7" 237 lbs San Clemente, California Rated No 14 among tight ends nationally by ESPN

Connor Stroh

Offensive Lineman 6'7", 355 lbs Frisco, Texas Top 10 offensive lineman by Dave Campbell's Texas Football

Colton Vasek

EDGE 6'5", 230 lbs Austin, Texas Two-time member of a state championship team (Westlake) Ranked 185 nationally by ESPN

Billy Walton III

EDGE, 6'3" 215 lbs Grand Prairie, TX Ranked No 80 overall in Texas by ESPN

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Derek Williams Jr.

Defensive Back 6'2", 190 lbs New Iberia, La Rated No 55 nationally and No 6 among safeties, by ESPN

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Tre Wisner

Running Back 6', 188 lbs Glenn Heights, TX Rated No 32 among running backs and No 63 overall in Texas by ESPN

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Gavin Holmes Corner Back Junior Transfer from New Orleans, La Ryan Sanborn Punter Senior Transfer from San Diego, Ca


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