Texas had already assembled an impressive signing class in coach Steve Sarkisian’s first full recruiting cycle as coach, but the Longhorns put quite an exclamation on it when five-star offensive lineman Devon Campbell announced his commitment to the program on Wednesday. Campbell made the announcement live on CBS Sports HQ, choosing Texas over arch-rival Oklahoma to give the Longhorns their seventh offensive lineman in the class.
Campbell ranks as the No. 9 overall prospect in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite. He joins fellow offensive lineman Kelvin Banks as the Longhorns’ two five-star commitments in a class that was ranked No. 5 in the 247Sports Team Rankings entering the day. At 6-3 and 310 pounds, Campbell could potentially play on the interior or at tackle in college.
Campbell has been a multi-sport athlete at Bowie High School in Arlington, Texas, and recently shined in the Under Armour All-American Game. He projects as a future first-round NFL Draft selection, according to 247Sports Midlands Region recruiting analyst Gabe Brooks. Here is the full scouting report on Campbell from Brooks:
Average height with good length and broad, stout build. Owns college-ready size and matching field demeanor. Two-way snaps foster functional athleticism and awareness. Displays impressive movement ability relative to size with mobility to lead the way as a puller and as a devastating second-level blocker. Heavy-handed. Shows startling punch power at times. Impressive…