Today we'll look at the three 2015 Texas commitments that are being pursued hardest by other programs, and the odds they stay put with UT.
The top-rated tackle in Texas is a wanted man and the Longhorns are going to have to win this fall to keep him. Otherwise, Weathersby is going to look around and he might think greener pasture is elsewhere.
Weathersby, the No. 59 player in the country, is being pursued heavily by Texas A&M and Florida in particular. The Aggies have had plenty of success with high offensive line draft picks lately and they aren't letting Weathersby forget about it. He'll take visits but he'll remain committed to UT as long as Texas can show improvement on the field.
Chances he stays put: 80%
It's a good thing Texas got in on Omenihu when it did because his stock has absolutely taken off since his verbal pledge on Feb. 24.
Programs are starting to see the high ceiling this 6-foot-5, 220-pound edge rusher has and are offering left and right. Some of those notable programs include Arizona State, Florida, LSU, Miami, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oregon, and TCU.
That's worrisome for the Longhorns but there is plenty to be comfortable about too. One, Omenihu appreciates the fact that UT took a chance on him before most of these other programs did. Two, he is one of the ring leaders of this class and is doing what he can to get other top talent to Austin in 2015.
As long as the Longhorns stay in his good graces, continue to recruit him like a top-tier DE and produce on the field, he'll stay.
Chance he stays put: 90%
QB Zach Gentry
Just because Gentry committed somewhat surprisingly to Texas on May 12 doesn't mean that other programs are going to just pack it in and accept defeat. No, if anything they'll come harder now because they've got that added obstacle to overcome in the form of a verbal pledge.
Programs aren't going to stop coming after Gentry. Alabama's Nick Saban was supposed to talk with Gentry the day he committed to Charlie Strong. Tennessee was the perceived favorite for most of his recruitment.
However, it's going to be tough to pry him away from Texas. While at Louisville, Strong and quarterbacks coach Shawn Watson were one of the first big programs to offer Gentry and have grown extremely close over the years. One of the main reasons he's coming to Texas is the coaching staff.
Chance he stays put: 97%