Texas is one of the latest programs to offer the nation's No. 1 offensive guard, Pace Academy (Ga.) five-star Jamaree Salyer.
The No. 8 overall prospect in 2018 expressed to me his feelings about the Texas Longhorns' offer.
"I'm very excited," Salyer said. "I love the tradition the school has."
Offensive line coach Derek Warehime has been the lead recruiter for the five-star prospect - who is intrigued by how Warehime has pitched Texas.
"He's told me a lot about the tradition and what he expects of his players," Salyer said.
"He promoted a brotherhood of linemen that takes care of each other. I like that"
At 6-foot-4, 327 pounds, Salyer is one of the most coveted prospects in the 2018 recruiting class. He holds offers from dozens of D-I college football programs, including Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson, Oklahoma, among others.
Sophomore Eval: Immediately Salyer passes the eye test, but there is more to him than that. He is very light on his feet for a young 300-pounder. He is likely a guard or center on the next level and he has the ability to get to the second level, move in space, and get down the field. He is a natural bender, so his flexibility is good. Salyer is still very raw in some areas and balance is one. He needs to have a more solid base and work on his sets. He is strong at the point of attack, he is very smart and he has so much upside.
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