Horns, Huskers and Bears announce classes
February, 2, 2011
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Three more Big 12 schools have officially announced their classes for 2011.
- Ranked No. 5 nationally by ESPN.com
- 7 ESPNU 150 signees (most in Big 12)
- 23 players made official visits to Texas. The Longhorns signed 22 of those players. The NCAA allows 56 official visits.
- 11 defensive signees
- 11 offensive signees
- Ranked No. 14 nationally by ESPN.com
- 4 ESPNU 150 signees
- 12 offensive signees
- 7 defensive signees
- 1 specialist (K Mauro Bondi)
- 15 additional walk-ons
- 5 players from Texas, the most of any state
- 20 signees hail from 11 states
- 12 defensive signees
- 7 offensive signees
- "We lost quite a few seniors from the defense so we need to fill the void there," Briles said in a release. "We were a little younger offensively last year so we didn't need to take as many on that side of the ball."
- 18 of 19 signees from Texas
- Five defensive linemen