Four-Star DE Talks with Longhorns

Defensive end Taquon Graham is one of the top defensive players on the board for the Texas Longhorns. The 6-foot-3, 251-pound Graham checks in from Temple (Texas)

At 6-foot-3, 251-pounds, four-star defensive end Taquon Graham and take his pick of college programs.  He holds offers from Michigan Wolverines, Oklahoma Sooners, TCU Horned Frogs, Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies to name a few.  How has Graham been staying busy this summer?


“Working out,” Taquon Graham said.  “I have a couple of trips in mind not really solid right now.”


From his defensive end position, Graham shows great athleticism, pass rushing skills and the ability to read and react to the ball quickly for a player of his size.  He has enjoyed the recruiting process.


“I like talking to the coaches and getting to visit places and seeing the programs from the inside out,” Graham said.  “I dislike when everything starts to hit you at one time.”


Graham has a couple of recruits that he speaks with, guys that one day he might like to play with.


“Sam Ehlinger, talk to him a lot and of course I talk to Davion [Curtis] quite a bit,” Graham said.


Not only does Graham have great relationships with Ehlinger and Curtis but the Texas coaching staff as well.


“I speak with a Texas coach almost if not on a daily basis and speak to several but mostly Coach [Brick] Haley, Coach BJ [Brian Jean-Mary] and we talk about day to day life, working out and of course football,” Graham said. 


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