Texas trending for 2025 with four-star RB James Simon

Texas is now trending as one of the top running backs in the country for the 2025 recruiting class.

Justin Wells of Inside Texas made a recruiting prediction this weekend in favor of the Longhorns landing four-star running back James Simon. According to 247Sports, Simon is ranked eighth in the country and fourth overall in Louisiana as a recruit.

As a junior for Calvary Baptist Academy, Simon ran for 1,600 yards and 21 touchdowns while averaging 8.3 yards per carry. He also racked up 20 receptions for 214 yards and three touchdowns through the air.

Simon currently has an official visit planned for Texas on June 21.

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