Outstanding Offer Letter: Dre Kirkpatrick, CB

Considered by many to be the best cornerback prospect in the nation, Kirkpatrick is ready to play college ball today, yet still has room for improvement. A bit more muscle on his long frame will match will with his great speed and hands. Nick Saban doesn't lose many in Alabama, and he's not likely to lose this one. The run of defensive backs that Texas has put into the NFL gives Texas a shot, but not a very good one.

Review of Expected Longhorn Football Recruits

With just hours, I mean minutes, left until Signing Day, let's take a quick look at the list of those expected to join the 2009 Recruiting Class for the Longhorns.

Texas Recruit Garrett Gilbert Top Ranked Quarterback

ESPN is now ranking Lake Travis quarterback, and Texas Longhorns commit, Garrett Gilbert as the top quarterback in the country, according to InsideTexas.com (hat tip to Amy for the link). Gilbert also moved to the fifth spot overall among high school seniors.

Last week, Gilbert was named the Gatorade Player of the Year. Past winners of the award include Peyton Manning (1993) and Emmitt Smith (1986). With one game left this season, he has passed for 4,484 yards and 51 …

Lake Travis vs. Killeen – Texas 4A Quarterfinals

Future Texas Longhorn QB Garrett Gilbert took the field for the first time at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium for the first of many Saturdays to come, and his Lake Travis Cavaliers routed the Killeen Kangaroos by a score of 71-9 in the State 4A Quarterfinals.

Gilbert threw for 360 yards and four touchdowns. Unfortunately, he also accounted for two interceptions and two fumbles. Lake Travis rolled for 621 yards total offense and never had to punt.

Killeen managed only …