Recruits at the Texas A&M game

Texas hosted at least two of its current commits, plus one of its remaining defensive back targets, a legacy offensive lineman, a wideout prospect from Houston and one of the top junior athletes in the Dallas area.

Pflugerville RB Erik Hardeman and Duncanville DB Erick Jackson, who are both already in the Longhorn fold, attended the Horns' 50-20 hammering of the Aggies Friday.

Texas also hosted Jackson's Duncanville teammate Tommy Devereaux. Devereaux, who is being recruited by the Horns as a wide receiver and corner, has yet to register a qualifying test score (he is scheduled to take the test this coming weekend) and, according to Devereaux, the UT coaches are withholding a scholarship offer until he earns that qualifying score.

Also in the stands for the A&M stompin' were Kalen Thornton's younger brothers Kyle Thornton and Kenton Thornton. Kyle, a senior offensive lineman at St. Marks in Dallas, could be a victim of UT's limited scholarship numbers for this recruiting class (Jorrie Adams and Ofa Mohetau are two of the Horns' top remaining priorities at OL). Kenton is a standout junior wideout.

Another junior standout from the Dallas area -- Lendy Holmes of South Oak Cliff -- attended the game. Holmes is a versatile athlete who will be a top prospect in next year's recruiting race. He played some quarterback as a sophomore and wide receiver and free safety as a junior. Dave Campbell's Texas Football listed Holmes, who also plays basketball and runs track, at 6-2, 189, 4.4.

WR Dwayne Bloodsaw of Aldine Nimitz rounds out the recruits that IT spotted at the Horns' regular season finale. Texas Football listed Bloodsaw, who earned first-team all-district honors at wideout as a junior, at 6-4, 215, 4.6.


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