Daily Dose

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Today we'll look at the five biggest 2016 visitors expected to attend Texas' spring game on April 19. We're expecting 11 visitors from 2016 prospects. Here's the list.

WR Reggie Hemphill (Manvel, Texas)

It took the Longhorns staff a while to get around to this 2016 prospect, but that's all awash now. Texas extended an offer to Hemphill on April 1, giving the former Longhorns commitment his first offer… again.

For Hemphill, it's all about building those relationships with this staff that he felt he had with the previous staff, one he gave his verbal pledge to. This is the perfect opportunity for him to do so with an offer in hand.

He's told LonghornDigest that Texas doesn't have an edge over anyone right now despite being a previous commitment and being his first offer (Houston offered this week). But UT has made significant gains since the beginning of the month, and that should only continue on Saturday.

DB Jared Mayden (Sachse, Texas)

This four-star defensive back is one of Texas' highest priorities in 2016, and one of only nine offers handed out in that class.

He's very familiar with Texas having visited for UT's second junior day and also being the cousin of former Longhorn WR Marquise Goodwin.

Mayden is garnering attention from a whole lot of programs right now as he also has offers from Baylor, Oklahoma, San Diego State, TCU, Texas A&M, and Wisconsin.

The more he spends time in Austin, though, the better it looks for Charlie Strong, Vance Bedford, Chris Vaughn and the rest of Texas' defensive coaches.

OL Greg Little (Allen, Texas)

This is about as big a no-brainer as there is on this list. The five-star tackle could be the biggest name that visits Austin all weekend.

At 6-foot-6 and 285 pounds, Little has to be the front-runner for top player in the state for 2016. He's got an offers list to prove it from the likes of Arizona State, Auburn, Baylor, Clemson, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, and Texas Tech.

There's early fodder out there that he could be favoring the Aggies since the quarterback he's protecting now, Kyler Murray, seems destined for College Station. So getting him on campus with Strong, Joe Wickline, and the rest of UT's offensive brass is as almost as big as the game itself.

WR Mykel Jones (Patterson, La.)

It's pretty simple with Jones. He's one of the top players in the Bayou State and has already picked up a Longhorns offer.

But he's a wanted man with offers from Arizona State, Florida State, Houston, LSU, Penn State, Tennessee, Tulane, UCLA, and USC. So getting him on campus is huge for Chris Vaughn and Co.

DB Malik Antoine (Baton Rouge, La./University Lab)

Antonie visited for Texas' second junior day and came away thoroughly impressed with how much the staff knew about him.

"As I was speaking with the coaches, it was obvious that they watched my film and enjoyed it, " Antoine said. "They continuously complimented me on my play and how I would fit in with this program. As they were complimenting me I thought that this would be a great school to bring my talents to in the future. The University of Texas will be a top choice when it comes to my decision. Now UT is one of my favorite schools. It's a great place, and I will highly consider it being a future setting for me."

That's obviously good news for the Longhorns, who can take another step in the right direction on Saturday as he visits with his teamamte, fellow 2016 prospect Tre Jackson, a Florida commitment.

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