BOULDER, CO – OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)After the Texas Longhorns play Georgia in the Sugar Bowl, they will have plenty of time to reset and reload for the 2019 season. After today’s start to the early signing period, it looks like they’ll be in great shape to do so.The Longhorns now have the No. 9 ranked recruiting class in the country.Texas still trails Big 12 rival Oklahoma, who finished just ahead at No. 8.The Longhorns’ recruiting class includes 22 commits: 13 4-star prospects and nine 3-star prospects.Headlining Texas’ class are three Top-100 prospects: OT Tyler Johnson, the No. 37 ranked prospect in the country; WR Jordan Whittington, the No. 53 ranked prospect in the country; and, De’Gabriel Floyd, the No. 64 ranked prospect in the country.Fam ✊? pic.twitter.com/tS0nTRvf1Z— Tyler Johnson (@TylerJohnson_74) December 19, 2018STARGAZING. ? @J_Whitt3#fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/EBP5SlJ9uG— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018Welcome to the family De’Gabriel Floyd. ?#fUTure19 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/OcnXlxxljw— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) December 19, 2018Unfortunately, the ranking is not an improvement from last year, when the team had the No. 3 ranked class in the country and the No. 1 ranked class in the Big 12.The Longhorns are the only team in the top-10 unable to secure a five-star recruit by today’s start to the early signing period.