Texas Offered A Fast-Rising JuCo OT Recruit Willie Tyler

first_imgTexas head coach tom herman watches during the sugar bowlNEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – JANUARY 01: Head coach Tom Herman of the Texas Longhorns looks on during the second half of the Allstate Sugar Bowl against the Georgia Bulldogs at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 01, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)Texas football has been after veteran offensive linemen for a few weeks now. Tom Herman is looking to bolster that part of the roster after national signing day.The Longhorns have been after a few veteran transfers. Now, they’ve extended an offer to a fast-rising JuCo offensive lineman.Willie Tyler plays for a notable junior college, Iowa Western. A full qualifier, he originally expected to spend two years at that level, according to 247Sports.Instead, he is eligible to graduate in May, and is drawing some serious interest.West Virginia and Louisiana Tech both offered Tyler earlier in the cycle. Now, Texas is in on the big Wisconsin native.Willie Tyler announced the Texas scholarship offer this afternoon.Blessed to recieve my 6th offer from THE University Of Texas at Austin!#HookEm 🤘🏽🧡 pic.twitter.com/qo7H4surDS— Willie Tyler III™️ (@TheWillieTyler) February 28, 2019He has not been ranked yet by the recruiting services, which is likely a result of the unique situation in which he has turned into a 2019 recruit.He has serious Power Five size, though. Tyler is listed at 6-foot-7, 330 pounds. If multiple Big 12 programs are after him, he seems like a pretty solid bet as a potential contributor.Tyler visited Austin a few weeks ago. After that trip two recruiting analysts at 247 predicted he would wind up as a Longhorn.He will have three years of eligibility on the gridiron, wherever he ends up.last_img

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