Daily Dose

Welcome to the Daily Dose, a daily collection of random musings surrounding Longhorns athletics and recruiting.

Yesterday we looked at the rest of the Big 12 and how their 2015 recruiting classes are coming along.

Today we'll look at those players committed elsewhere with Texas offers and the chances they switch allegiances to the Longhorns.

QB Jarrett Stidham (Stephenville, Texas/Stephenville)

Committed to: Texas Tech

Chances he switches to Texas: 0%

The time a year ago, the Longhorns were considered one of the favorites for the four-star QB, who is rated as the No. 33 player in the country. One could even have said that UT had the inside track.

But that all changed when Charlie Strong and his staff took over. They seemed to have a different direction on where they wanted to go with the position.

There's no doubt that Stidham was an option, and one the staff thought very highly of, but by the time the staff really got its footing in the state and pinpointed which QB targets to pursue, Stidham had already pulled the Trigger on the Red Raiders.

He's the future of Texas Tech's program and is doing what he can to get other top talent to Lubbock (Ryan Newsome is one of those players). He's not going anywhere. Texas, by the way, got its guy in Zach Gentry. These two should have some intriguing head-to-head contests in coming years.

RB JaMycal Hasty (Longview, Texas)

Committed to: Baylor

Chances he switches to Texas: 0%

The Longhorns were on the outside looking in on this one from the beginning as Hasty didn't have much interest in UT early on. Not to mention Texas has three commitments from RBs in 2015.

Hasty fits perfectly with what Baylor wants to do and is another in a growing trend of East Texas players committing to Bears head coach Art Briles, who has signed big-time receivers Davion Hall and K.D. Cannon. He has also garnered the verbal pledge of fellow East Texan Blake Lynch in 2015.

Some other big names from East Texas to commit to Baylor are Kendall Wright, Darius Jones, Pat Colbert, and Shock Linwood.

WR Chad President (Temple, Texas)

Committed to: Baylor

Chances he switches to Texas: 0%

There's been a bit of flirtation with President from Texas' current coaching staff, but it won't amount to anything. President is steadfast in his commitment and the Longhorns have their eyes set on other receivers.

President, a four-star prospect, has been committed to the Bears for over a year. He's one of the leaders of Baylor's class and will be able to stay close to home by signing with Briles' program.

DB Jordan Tolbert (Missouri City, Texas/Ridge Point)

Committed to: Baylor

Chances he switches to Texas: 30%

If there is one recruit out of all of these that could potentially make the switch to UT, it would be Tolbert.

He'd always thought highly of the Longhorns and presumably still does. In fact, the only other visit he had scheduled prior to committing to Baylor was UT.

But he's been steadfast in his commitment to Baylor since he made the announcement in early May. Doubtful he switches, but probably the most likely to of these recruits.

RB Ronald Jones (McKinney, Texas/North)

Committed to: Oklahoma State

Chances he switches to Texas: 2%

If there is a recruitment that Longhorns fans would like to see Texas start over on in 2015 it would probably be Jones'. He's the No. 96 player in the country for a reason, but UT didn't offer him until it was way too late in the process.

There are a couple of reasons behind that, one of those being that Texas had commitments at the position already and were/are holding out on a few other big name RBs to make their commitments (Chris Warren and Nick Brossette, who is committed to LSU, are two Texas has its sights on).

The late offer was understandable to Jones considering the staff overhaul, but he just didn't feel like UT was giving him the attention he thought he deserved, which OSU was.

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