The Heard: UT recruiting news and notes

Welcome to The Heard, HornsNation’s weekly in-depth look inside the never-ending world of Longhorns recruiting with news, notes and interesting tidbits on the latest happenings around the program. We’ll release this every Friday.

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In this week’s edition of The Heard:

  • Texas back in it for a big-time defensive tackle

  • ESPN 300 DB wants to play two sports

  • Top 2015 QB not threatened by Texas commit Heard

  • Texas still No. 1 for 2015 CB

  • Akina helping UTs cause with highly recruited 2015 DB

  • 2015 in-state LB liking Big 12, Pac-12

  • 2016 RB waiting on Longhorns