Open Post | Tuesday, June 8th

Quick Hitter | Jaylon Guilbeau Visit Plans
– CJ Vogel

Last night at the first Texas camp of the summer, I caught up with current CB commit Jaylon Guilbeau to see how his time in Austin was going and to get an update on future visits.

*** Guilbeau said the visit went really well and he was able to connect with passing game coordinator Terry Joseph on the trip as well.

*** There were whispers that Guilbeau was headed to Fort Worth next week to visit the Horned Frogs, though he hopes to return back to Austin with Fast 7v7 coach Ro Simon Jr.

*** Guilbeau will carry on with his official visit to Texas on the weekend of June 24-26 as scheduled.

*** While Guilbeau is still expected to take some visits elsewhere, it sounds like the trip to Austin paid off very well in favor of the Longhorns and his commitment status.

Notes From First Visit Weekend
– CJ Vogel

I mentioned previously, the initial reaction from the first weekend of visits was superb.

Texas hosted a number of talented prospects on both official and unofficial visits. Derrick Brown, Jeremy Patton, Cole Hutson, De’Anthony Gatson and TreVonte’ Citizen were some of the bigger names on campus this weekend and the Longhorns appeared to have done a great job across the board.

*** On the Jeremy Patton front, he told DT that the visit was phenomenal.

“I loved it. They checked every box for me. It’s going to be hard to beat Texas.”

Patton will be visiting Michigan next weekend and Baylor the weekend after that. I feel very good about Texas’ chances with Patton.

*** We will have more on Lake Charles, LA running back TreVonte’ Citizen this week, but he told Super K the visit was a 9/10 and that his time in Austin “exceeded expectations.”

*** Texas’ new Director of Recruiting Brandon Harris sent out a cryptic Tweet this afternoon.

We believe this Tweet is related to 2022 Gatson RB De’Anthony Gatson.

*** Frisco OL Cole Hutson made it back home this afternoon, I plan on hitting up Frisco this weekend to get some notes on Hutson.

*** Texarkana OLB Derrick Brown had himself a weekend in Austin as well. Texas has put itself in a great position for the talented 6’4″ star.

*** Nauife Tuihalamaka told our Super K the visit was a 10/10.

HOOK ‘EM | Texas Lands Transfer RB Keilan Robinson
– CJ Vogel

First weekend of visits, and Texas is back on the board with a commitment from former Alabama RB Keilan Robinson.

Robinson posted this on Twitter this afternoon, yet changed his Instagram bio to “Running Back @ The University of Texas.”

The former Alabama running back was on campus this weekend for an unofficial visit.

During his time at Alabama, Robinson totaled 254 yards on 39 carries with two touchdowns as a true freshman in 2019. He opted out of the 2020 season, so this fall will be his first game experience in almost two years.

Ford Sports Performance Bringing Big Group to Austin Tomorrow (Today)
– CJ Vogel

Texas will be hosting a big and talented group from the pacific northwest as Ryan Clary will be bringing in a group from Ford Sports Performance.

The talented group will be on campus tomorrow and will likely have the coaching staff all to themselves. The FSP group had a busy first week of visits with trips to UGA, Alabama, Clemson and Auburn.

Here’s a rundown of who will be on campus:

2023 5-Star DE Jaydan Wayne – Tacoma, WA

Wayne has a top 15 composite ranking in the 2023 class and has been planning the Texas visit for a little over a month now. It also helps that he has a preexisting relationship with Texas defensive coordinator Pete Kwiatkowski. There will be a huge group of suitors for the talented edge rusher.

2022 3-Star OL Mark Nabou – Seattle, WA

Nabou committed to Washington on the first of June, however, I am told that he will make the trip south to Austin with the rest of the group to visit Austin.

2023 4-Star QB Gabarri Johnson – Tacoma, WA

Texas is heavy in the recruitment of Arch Manning, but it never hurts to have options. Johnson comes to town holding offers from Oregon, Utah, Washington State, Arizona State and Arkansas just to name a few.

2023 4-Star CB Caleb Presley – Sammamish, WA

Teetering right on the outside of the top 100 national recruits, Presley has already made a name for himself across the country as an elite talent on the outside. Presley has major interest from Notre Dame, Oregon, USC and Washington. I imagine those four will remain in contention for the duration of his recruitment.

2023 4-Star RB Jayden Limar – Lake Stevens, WA

Washington is pegged as the early favorite for Limar. The talented running back has superb explosiveness, recording a 41.5″ vertical jump and a 10–7 broad jump.

2023 3-Star OL Micah Banuelos – Burien, WA

Banuelos comes to town with three offers under his belt – Washington, Nevada and Texas A&M. At 6’3″, Banuelos is fit to move to the interior at the next level and it appears that’s where most of his interest is early on.

2023 3-Star CB Andre Piper-Jordan – Federal Way, WA

The 6’1″ cornerback holds an early offer from Nevada. Luckily for the talented corner back, he still has a lot of time to garner west coast interest and the trip to Austin will get him on the radar for regional schools as well.

2024 OL Isendre Ahfua – Seattle, WA

Ahfua caught major attnetion this weekend during his visit to Alabama thanks to a viral video of him walking around in an Alabama jersey. Ahfua is only 14 years old and over the weekend he earned offers from Alabama, Auburn, Georgia and Texas A&M. The kid is a straight baller.

2024 QB Jake Schakel – Puyallup, WA

The pro-style quarterback has already made a splash in the recruiting world as a true freshman. Stanford, USC, Washington, Cal and Oregon State have pulled the trigger and offered the young gunslinger. The 2024 QB class in Texas has yet to emerge really outside of Cole Welliver so another option in the eyes of the coaching staff is not a bad sign.

2024 ATH Brayden Platt – Yelm, WA

Platt already has the size of division one line backers at 6’2.5″ and 235 lbs. He is bound to be one of the top players on the west coast for the 2024 class. Getting him on campus early is a great should there be any chance of the Longhorns to be players in this recruitment.

2022 Florida WR Marcus Peterson Announces Texas Visit
– CJ Vogel

2022 Florida (Lake City) WR Marcus Peterson announced that he will be visiting Texas at the end of the month.

Taking a unofficial to Texas near the end of the month Can’t wait 🙏🏾 #HookEm

— Marcus Peterson (@MarcusPeterson_) June 7, 2021

Peterson is a 6’4″ wide receiver who has earned offers from 33 programs according to his 247Profile has visits lined up for most of the month. Miami, Florida State, Cincinnati, Pitt and UCF appear to be the biggest competition for his services at the moment.

He told me has been in and out of contact with the Texas staff ever since Sark arrived. Peterson added he has yet to lock in the days, but he does plan to make it to town.