Here's a by-the-commitment look at the Longhorns rise up the Scout.com Class Rankings.

It was, without question, a banner national signing day for Charlie Strong and his Longhorns program.

Setting the Table:

The Longhorns were ranked in the 40s after Obi Eboh's decommitment on Jan. 24.

Texas moved into the 30s after the commitment of Eric Cuffee and then to No. 27 when four-star athlete Lil'Jordan Humphrey committed over the weekend. 

After picking up the commitment of four-star RB Kyle Porter on Tuesday at lunch time, Texas moved to No. 20 in Scout's team rankings. Then UT moved up to No. 19 with the commitment of DT D'Andre Christmas-Giles on Tuesday night.

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The Longhorns stayed the same, at No. 19, with the early morning NSD commitment of four-star DT Marcel Southall.

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The Longhorns jumped up to No. 15, two spots from tying TCU for the top spot in the Big 12, with the commitment of four-star DT Chris Daniels.

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Texas made a big jump, all the way to No. 12, when four-star DE/OLB Erick Fowler flipped from LSU to Texas at an announcement ceremony at Manor High School. This is the moment it took over the top spot in the Big 12.

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The commitment of five-star safety Brandon Jones vaulted the Longhorns into the top 10 for the first time.

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Four-star safety Chris Brown's commitment kept the Longhorns at No. 9.

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You knew Texas was going to move up in the rankings if it got the commitment of four-star OLB Jeffrey McCulloch. That's exactly what happened when he chose UT over Texas A&M, Stanford, and Notre Dame. 

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The Longhorns rounded out their class with the long-awaited commitment of four-star DT Jordan Elliott around 1 p.m., which kept Texas at No. 6 for the time being. 

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After the dust settled, here's what the final class rankings looked like on a national scale:

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Here's a look at the final Big 12 class rankings:

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