Here are the 2017 safeties that the Longhorns have offered.

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Evaluation Tucker is a defender who brings a certain confidence and swagger to the field. He plays with an aggressive style. He's a big hitter who can live in the box using his size to disrupt and enforce his will. He could grow into a hybrid-style linebacker as he matures. He closes on the ball well, he shows good instincts in the secondary, and he makes plays on the football. He can still work on his bursts in and out of his breaks when he is in coverage and his quickness when changing directions laterally, but all of the tools are in place for him to star on the next level and we expect him to be one. The one question being what position will truely fit him the best.

Evaluation Barnes is tall, physical safety prospect who possesses skills that translate to both free and strong safety. Great frame potential thanks to a tall, long build that can carry plenty more bulk. Built more like a receiver for now, but should fill out to a very big safety in college. Smart player who keeps everything in front of him and rarely overpursues. Consistent tackler in both wrap-and-drag and big-hitting abilities. Height/length somewhat restrict short-area agility and burst, but an high-major safety prospect with a ton of potential. - Gabe Brooks

Evaluation Wright is a safety who plays the ball and the defender. In run support, Wright flies up to the box and sticks the opponent. When the ball is in the air, he has shown the ability to make the play on it or to strike the opponent. He has good length, but needs to fill out his frame and add weight. His ball skills are good and he shows explosion when going up to high-point the ball. Does not shy away from contact. Plays aggressive, but under control. Very good playing speed. Can improve his coverage skills.

Evaluation We really like Okudah's game because he's just a great all-around football player. SGP has lined him up in a number of different positions and he has played passionately at all of them. He will likely project out as a jumbo safety by the time he is done growing, but has the coverage skills and experience as a junior playing extensively at cornerback. He is long and muscular with great explosion. He can tackle well in space and tracks down faster backs with relative ease. Good coverage abilities as well as he spent a lot of time at cornerback and has the ability to play one-on-one coverage against some of the top receivers in the nation. - Greg Powers

Evaluation Pryor is more of a hybrid who would really like a shot at playing defensive back on the next level. Could be a big safety who spends a lot of time in the box or truly grow into a three-down linebacker. You have to like what you see in Pryor. Nice size, smart, always aware, strong, and versatile. Can make the one-on-one tackle. Tackles with some force. Can cover some ground at safety. A very good athlete with real upside.

Here's some more on Delpit via Ahmard Vital: When Scout first came across the name, Delpit was performing at a Utah satellite camp in North Houston, where the Utes coaches were impressed in the young man’s talent. At the time, the 6-foot-3, 185-pound Delpit only had an offer from Alabama State. Now he’s getting offers from coast-to-coast and is getting interest from college football's elite. In fact, as Delpit was explaining the 15 offers he now has in hand, he mentioned the phone call he got from the most recent College Football Playoffs National Champions. To date, he now has 15 offers (Baylor, LSU, Oklahoma, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, Houston, Iowa State, Kansas, Miami (Fl), Nebraska, Purdue, Texas State, Tulsa) and he mentioned a phone call he got from the most recent College Football Playoff National Champion. “I got 15 offers now if you include Alabama State. What’s crazy is I just got off the phone with the coaches at Alabama,” Delpit said. “I just talked to (assistant) coach (Bo) Davis. He was inviting me to come down to junior day, but I won’t be able to make that one because I will be at LSU that day.” The day he is referring to is February 27, where Delpit will be visiting a “childhood favorite” in the LSU program. The following day, he will head to College Station for junior day at Texas A&M. Those two SEC programs are already on his schedule, along with a trip to Miami this Friday, February 19 so he can be in town for the “U” junior day on Saturday. So far, he’s only made an unofficial trip to Baylor. With the SEC schools mentioned, those are a couple of the most recent offers that have come to Delpit, who has gotten pretty good news all of last week through the present. It started with Iowa State, follow by the SEC duo (LSU and Texas A&M), then Texas and Nebraska. As for keeping the momentum going, Delpit thinks that perhaps Oklahoma State could be next as he is set to call the coaches tonight. “I haven’t really visited much, but I am going to start this weekend at Miami. It’s crazy how things have just blown up for me recently,” Delpit said. “Coaches say they really like my size and that I cover a lot of ground. And they like that I am big and quick. I’m not one of those big, slow guys.” In addition to the visits lined up, Delpit said that he will try to make spring practices at TCU, Oklahoma and Nebraska.


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