2015 OT Connor Dyer
You could sense the dejection in Dyer's voice after Saturday's junior day when it was clear he was leaving Austin without an offer, and understandably so. Yes the addition of Ronnie Major takes some pressure off the staff, but his commitment came prior to Connor Lanfear's switch to Texas A&M.
Dyer is one of the top linemen in the state – No. 8 offensive guard nationally – who had built a relationship with Joe Wickline when he was at Oklahoma State. His list of offers includes Baylor, LSU, Oklahoma, Oregon, Stanford, Texas A&M and UCLA amongst others. Of the 10 offensive tackles Texas has offered in 2015.
Texas could potentially take three OTs in this class. With Major on board and Toby Weathersby a real possibility, it wouldn't hurt to take a snag at Dyer now before it's too late.
2015 RB Ronald Jones
He's hands-down one of the best players in the state regardless of position. As a junior, he ran for 2,406 yards and 39 touchdowns, averaging 9.9 yards per carry.
2015 WR James Proche
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When it comes to fitting the mold of what a slot receiver should look like, Proche should definitely come to mind. At 6-foot and 180 pounds, the No. 37 WR in the country has the build to be able to sacrifice his body across the middle for the tough catch and pick up plenty of yards-after-catch.
His stock will rise in the coming months once the summer circuit starts up, and will explode this fall. Texas should go ahead and jump in the mix now before his mind wonders elsewhere. He likes Texas. But might not like them as much once those other offers really start to roll in.
2015 WR Carlos Strickland
Because the Longhorns signed so many receivers in 2014 the numbers are slim for what they can do at WR in 2015. Texas has only extended seven offers to WRs so far with one of those being a Baylor pledge and three being out-of-state players.
Strickland could be worth a flyer. At 6-foot-4 and 195 pounds, with 4.4 speed, he's screams deep threat. He's peeked the interest of Alabama, LSU, Oklahoma State, who are among the schools that have offered. Plus he comes from a program that the staff needs to stay in good graces with because of all the talent it produces on a yearly basis.
2016 RB Kameron Martin
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Personally, I haven't spoken to a player that wants a Longhorns offer more than Martin.
This dynamic playmaker grew up with Texas stuff all over his bedroom and has a solid relationship with former Longhorns running back Jamaal Charles, who went to the same high school.
I'm not saying he'd commit on the spot but I do believe the Longhorns would be the clear frontrunner if offered. They are his favorite right now despite the offer, and that's with offers from the likes of Arizona State, Baylor, Mississippi State, Missouri, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech.
Not only is he one of the best players in the state for his class, he's the type of player you try to get on board early to help get others on board. Martin is a fantastic networker and is well respected by his peers.