Vernon Broughton, Country’s No. 6 DT, Announces Commitment

first_img “COMMITTED!!” he tweeted.COMMITTED❗️❗️#CLOUT2020 …. To be continued…✞ † #HookEm🤘🏾#ThisisTexas #Longhorns Htx➡️Austin pic.twitter.com/Mh6yvD35BO— Vernon Broughton ll (@thekid_bigv) July 18, 2019Texas now has nine commitments in the 2020 class, per 247Sports’ team rankings.The Longhorns’ class now ranks No. 24 in the country and No. 2 in the Big 12. A pylon in the Texas Longhorns endzone.AUSTIN, TX – SEPTEMBER 6: An end zone pylon in a general view of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium before the BYU Cougars play the Texas Longhorns on September 6, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)One of the top defensive tackle recruits in the country announced his commitment late on Wednesday evening.Vernon Broughton, the No. 6 defensive tackle recruit in the 2020 class per 247Sports’ Composite Rankings, has committed to Texas.The four-star recruit chose the Longhorns over Arkansas, LSU and Ohio State, among other programs.Broughton announced his commitment on Twitter.last_img read more

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Sudan Annan warns of devastating impact of fighting in Darfur region

In a statement issued by his spokesperson in New York, and distributed to the Darfur ceasefire talks being held in Chad, Mr. Annan said the fighting in Darfur “is having a devastating impact on the lives and well being of the people.”UN officials and agencies have warned over recent weeks that a dire humanitarian crisis is taking place in Darfur, with more than 750,000 Sudanese internally displaced and another 110,000 people fleeing across the border to neighbouring Chad.Fighting has raged for more than a year between the Sudanese Government, allied militias and rebel groups. Earlier this week, a group of eight UN experts, mostly rapporteurs, said they were concerned by reports that militias, encouraged by the Sudanese Government, were conducting an ethnic cleansing campaign against the local non-Arab population.In his statement today, Mr. Annan said he welcomed the efforts of Chad’s President Idriss Deby, the Sudanese Government, parties to the conflict and the international community to end the hostilities and draw up a long-term solution. He said the UN stands ready to help in any way in the search for solutionsCalling for the fighting to stop first, the Secretary-General also said humanitarian organizations must be allowed safe and unimpeded access to Darfur to help needy civilians. read more

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