Daily Dose

Welcome to the Daily Dose, a daily collection of random musings surrounding Longhorns athletics and recruiting. Today we'll take a look at all eight offers Texas handed out this week.

QB Drew Lock (Lee's Summit, MO)

The Longhorns were just too late to the party for this four-star QB.

Lock (6-foot-4, 175 pounds), who is rated the No. 25 QB in the country, committed to Missouri on Wednesday. His father Andy Lock was a starting offensive linemen for the Tigers.

Texas might have at least made things interesting had it joined the mix a little earlier than it did, but he was likely headed to Missouri regardless.

TE Andrew Davis (Arizona Western College)

The Longhorns became the 6-foot-6, 220-pound tight end's second offer on Monday, joining Illinois.

Davis didn't have much of an impact as a freshman, only recording six receptions for 64 yards. But he is widely considered one of the top juco tight ends in the country, who is on pace to graduate in December and will have three years to play two following the 2014 season.

Davis is the sixth tight end Texas has offered including Devonaire Clarington (Hialeah,FL/Champagnat Catholic), Jordan Davis (Houston/Clear Lake), Will Gragg (Pine Bluff, Ark.), Hale Hentges (Jefferson City, MO/Helias) and C.J. O'Grady (Fayetteville, Ark.).

This offer is just another example of how much the Longhorns expect the tight ends position to contribute to the passing game in this new offense as all of the offers are pass-catching threats.

OL Tyler Carr (Gadsen, AL./Southside)

It's going to take a lot to make the four-star offensive guard, and No. 12 OG in the country, leave SEC country. But he told LonghornDigest that Texas has the cache to do it.

The UT coaching staff is extremely high on Carr, who has been in contact with offensive line coach Joe Wickline for a while now. The two caught up on Monday when Carr learned of the offer.

Read what Carr had to say about his Longhorns offer here

DE Takkarist McKinley (Contra Costa College)

McKinley has lived in California all his life but told LonghornDigest on Wednesday that he is ready to open his eyes to new experiences, and that Texas is in his top three schools.

He originally signed with Cal out of high school but failed to qualify academically. With his academics in check, McKinley has seen his stock rise and is up to 12 offers. Cal is in the mix, though, he said he hasn't heard from them in a while.

The Texas coaching staff showed him how much they wanted him by having him talk to four coaches on Monday, including to Charlie Strong for an hour.

Read what McKinley had to say about his Longhorns offer

DB P.J. Mbanasor (Pflugerville, Texas/Hendrickson)

Mbanasor picked up his Longhorns offer a few days after an impressive performance at the Nike Football Training Camp at DeSoto on Saturday.

It's an offer many were hoping Texas would go ahead and hand out given Mbanasor's proximity to Austin and his talent level. There simply aren't that many 6-foot-2 cover corners around.

You just wonder if the offer came too late. Oklahoma appears to be the favorite right now.

Read what Mbanasor had to say about his Longhorns offer

WR Derrick Dillon (Franklinton, La./Pine)

This is an interesting offer for the Longhorns to hand out right now.

It's not that Dillon isn't worthy. He's a four-star recruit and the No. 35 WR in the country. But you wonder if this is some sort of message to the likes of Ryan Newsome and Kemah Siverand, two receivers UT really wants, to speed things up at all?

Read what Dillon had to say about a recent trip to Texas here

OLB Bo Wallace (New Orleans/John Curtis)

Talk about a real intellectual cat.

The Longhorns actually offered the three-star LB two weeks ago and defensive back coach Chris Vaughn has been staying in constant communication ever since.

Wallace said Texas was in his top four though he wouldn't list the other schools. He did mention Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Tennessee and UCLA throughout our conversation.

He'll be at OU's spring game this weekend and will visit Oklahoma State. Wallace will also be at Texas' spring game on April 19.

DT Du'Vonta Lampkin (Houston/Cy Falls)

This is one player many Texas fans were hoping Mack Brown's staff would have offered a while back. Had he, the Longhorns might not have to be trying to pry him away from Oklahoma right now.

But that's beside the point now as Charlie Strong and his staff went ahead and offered the four-star defensive tackle earlier this week. He's the eighth DT with a UT offer in 2015 and the second offered in as many weeks (Kingsley Keke).

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