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Three-Star DL Alex January Commits to Texas

NCAA Football: Texas at Texas Tech

The Texas Longhorns landed their third prospect of the day in the class of 2024 with the commitment of three-star defensive lineman, Alex January heading to Austin to join Steve Sarkisian at Texas.

January joins the Longhorns after receiving offers from 25 different schools including top programs like Georgia, LSU, and USC, as well as six schools from the Big 12 Conference including Texas, Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, and Texas Tech.


January is listed as a three-star prospect by the 247Sports index as well as the nation’s 463rd-ranked prospect. He also checks in as the 47th-ranked defensive lineman in the class of 2024 and the 77th-ranked player in the state of Texas.

Alex January becomes the Longhorns’ 11th commitment in the class of 2024 joining a cast of seven four-stars including RB Jerrick Gibson, WR Freddie Dubose, OL Daniel Cruz, CB Santana Wilson, RB Christian Clark, S Jordon Johnson-Rubell, and WR Parker Livingstone. January becomes the third commitment of the day joining both Livingstone and Johnson-Rubell who also announced their decision to join the Longhorns earlier on Saturday. The other three commitments for the Longhorns are three-star players OL Nate Kibbel, QB Trey Owens, and P Michael Kern.

The Longhorns kick their season off on September 2nd against Rice where January and the rest of the class of 2024 will get their opportunity to see their future team in action.

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