Top 5 O-line prospects from the state of Texas since 2008

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It’s fun to look back and see which prognostications were correct and which were way off. When it comes to the state of Texas, the recruiting rankings haven’t been far off when rating offensive linemen the last few years.

Since 2008, the No. 1 ranked offensive lineman coming out of the state of Texas was Longhorns’ stud Mason Walters, who started four seasons in college. He went undrafted last week. The real story with the list below is how well the Texas A&M signees have performed, despite many times being ranked below Texas recruits. Studs like Luke Joeckel, Jake Matthews and this fall’s star Cedric Ogbuehi have done well.

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Here’s a look at the top O-line recruits that came from the state of Texas since ’08.

NO. ATHLETE YR COLLEGE HOMETOWN 247 # THE SKINNY?
1. Mason Walters ‘09 Texas Wolfforth .9908 Four-yr starter for ‘Horns
2. A’Shawn Robinson ‘13 Alabama Ft. Worth .9834 Moved to defense, big Fr. yr
3. Darius James ‘13 Texas Harker Hgts .9834 Redshirted in 2013
4. Kent Perkins ‘13 Texas Dallas .9801 Played in 6 games in 2013
5. Jake Matthews ‘10 Texas A&M Missouri City .9795 All-everything OL for Aggies
6. Stephen Good ‘08 Oklahoma Paris .9779 Solid 4-year career
7. J.B. Shugarts ‘08 Ohio St. Spring .9767 Currently with Detroit Lions
8. Kennedy Estelle ‘12 Texas Pearland .9747 So far in 15 career games
9. Curtis Riser ‘12 Texas DeSoto .9724 Played in 4 games in 2013
10. Luke Joeckel ‘10 Texas A&M Arlington .9712 Five starts in NFL before ’13 injury
NOTABLES
 n/a Cedric Ogbuehi ‘10 Texas A&M Allen .9411 Star is back for Sr. season

 

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