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Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Texas has a late chance to claim the mythical national recruiting championship or move up in the final ESPNU national rankings with a fast finish Wednesday on National Signing Day.
The Longhorns' chances will play out Wednesday and you can follow it during a nine-hour broadcast of "ESPNU Recruiting Insider: National Signing Day," which will start at 10 a.m. ET to 7 p.m.
Lowell Galindo will host the Signing Day special along with ESPN's Scouts, Inc. national recruiting director Tom Luginbill, ESPNU college football analyst Charles Arbuckle and former Auburn head coach Tommy Tuberville. David Amber will anchor another news desk at the Charlotte studios tracking news and developments from across the country with two other Scouts Inc. analysts -- Bill Conley and Craig Haubert. The show will also integrate fan comments from ESPN.com and ESPNU.com and will feature a matrix graphic that will display constant updates of school recruiting classes.
The Longhorns could jump from their current spot at third in ESPNU's current rankings behind No. 1 LSU and No. 2 USC. Texas is still in play with two of the top 60 players on the recruiting list -- No. 4 national prospect cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick of Gasden, Ala., and outside linebacker Jarvis Jones of Carver High School in Columbus, Ga., the 60th best prospect in the country.
Oklahoma currently ranks ninth in ESPNU's national rankings. No other Big 12 team is in the top 25.
Here are the current remaining recruiting battles involving Big 12 teams among the ESPNU's 150.