Five Recruits to Know for Longhorns

Here are five recruits to keep an eye on moving forward that the Longhorns might want to check in on.

Spencer Misko, 2017 DE, Keller

-- One guy who should have plenty of college recruiters rolling through his school during the spring evaluation period is Misko. At 6-foot-5, 220 pounds, Misko has the height and length to be a Power 5-caliber prospect in the near future. He got a lot of snaps playing for Keller this past fall, when he manned the odd-front end position in Keller's 3-4 scheme. Misko has a ton of space on his frame to add bulk and, while it's still early, there's a good possibility that Misko could be scheme-versatile at the college level. Keller produced the state's No. 1 offensive guard in the 2015 class -- LSU signee Maea Teuhema -- and has a few prospects already receiving FBS interest in 2016 defensive end/outside linebacker Houston Miller, 2016 quarterback Caleb Griffin, 2016 receiver Cameron Johnson, and 2016 running back Tyler Tutt. Miller already has 10 offers. In other words, Misko should have a lot of eyeballs on him during the spring evaluation period (April 15-May 31).


Braylon Jones, 2016 DT, Tyler John Tyler

-- Jones already has a few offers -- Houston, Air Force, Army, and Navy -- but he'll get more and deserves more. Big, physical D-tackle who backs up traffic at 6-foot-3, 290 pounds. Constantly sees double-teams. P5-caliber kid who's being overlooked a lot, in my opinion.


Javaris Steward, 2017 DE/OLB, Denton Ryan

-- Steward is a speed-rusher off the edge and plays with a high motor. May be too early to tell if he's an even-front end or a scheme-versatile outside linebacker with his 6-foot-2, 200-pound frame, but either way, he's probably gonna be a P5 guy. Steward has teammates I really like, too: 2016 DT Ken McLaurin (two offers), 2017 ATH Tyreke Davis, and 2018 QB/ATH Spencer Sanders.


Troy Elliott, 2016 OG, Flower Mound Marcus

-- One of my favorite 2016 sleepers. Elliott has great size for the guard position (6-4 1/2, 292) and has gotten a lot of interest, including from P5 programs, but has yet to land an offer. Perhaps the spring eval period will change that.


Cam Haller, 2017 RB/ATH, Marshall

-- I've written about this guy on here before and he's one of my favorites in East Texas. Strong as an ox at 5-foot-10, 197 pounds. Last August, he maxed his bench at 395 and squat at 455. The last 40 hand-timing he had was last spring, when he ran a 4.52. He also ran a 6.74-second 60-yard dash as Texas' baseball camp in summer 2014.

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