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HornsNation links: Mack on academics

May, 21, 2012
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Sean Adams writes: Whether it's the 18 football players who graduated this spring or pushing players to finish degrees, Mack Brown and Texas are showing that academics are paramount.

Dalton Santos Q&A: The incoming linebacker wants to compete for a starting job at Texas and he isn't afraid to talk about it.

HornsNation links: RB triumvirate

May, 11, 2012
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Carter Strickland writes: To find enough carries for its trio of star running backs, Texas might learn from how TCU has done things.

Max Olson writes Insider: The state of Texas is loaded with top defensive backs for the 2014 class. Mansfield Timberview's Edward Paris might be the best of the bunch.

Hassan Ridgeway Q&A: The ESPN 150-ranked defensive end had second thoughts about his commitment to Texas. He talks about how close he came to decommitting, and what it was that kept him with the Longhorns.

HornsNation links: A new scholarship offer

May, 9, 2012
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Sean Adams' Four Downs Insider: Preseason rankings, offseason trouble and Texas' running back rotation are lined up in this week's Four Downs.

Max Olson reports Insider: Arizona defensive back prospect Cole Luke has added Texas to his offer list.

Caleb Bluiett Q&A: In HornsNation's freshman Q&A series, incoming defensive end Caleb Bluiett talks about possibly redshirting and the idea of moving to tight end.

HornsNation links: QBs and a new CB

May, 7, 2012
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Jalen Overstreet Q&A: In HornsNation's ongoing final look at the 2012 recruiting class, the Tatum, Texas, QB discusses why he isn't worried about redshirting or the logjam at the position.

Building depth at QB Video: Sean Adams looks at the issues facing Texas in 2012. In this edition, Adams looks at why Texas must redshirt and strategically build its QB depth, not just for next season, but the future.

William Wilkerson writes Insider: It took longer than expected, but with his commitment, CB Antwuan Davis finally gets to take his place in Texas' 2013 recruiting class.

More Wilkerson Insider: WR Robbie Rhodes picked up an offer from Texas over the weekend.

HornsNation links: Transfers helping?

May, 1, 2012
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Carter Strickland writes: Texas has had 17 players leave the program by transfer or other reasons in the past 11 months. But for the Longhorns, this might not be a bad thing.

Bryce Cottrell Q&A: Before it arrives on campus this summer, HornsNation is catching up with the class of 2012. Up first, Max Olson talks with defensive end Bryce Cottrell, who discusses his late commitment.

HornsNation links: Fozzy presses on

April, 26, 2012
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Max Olson writes: While facing an uncertain football future, Fozzy Whittaker will do as his family has done before: face change and adversity with grace and heart.

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HornsNation links: QBs of the future

March, 28, 2012
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Max Olson writes Insider: The great QB debate of 2014 has already begun for Texas. It comes down to polish vs. potential for Longhorns recruiters. And Jerrod Heard and Ronald Monroe are the candidates in this debate.

Carter Strickland writes: Demarco Cobbs has battled injuries, but he is back and making an impact this spring on the Texas defense.

HornsNation links: Redshirt philosophy

March, 23, 2012
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Max Olson writes Insider: Mack Brown has played 30 freshmen combined over the past two seasons and has all but done away with redshirting. With that in mind, the soon-to-be Longhorns know they have to be ready when they arrive on campus.

Carter Strickland writes: Texas has blockers and pass-catchers. Now the Longhorns want someone who can do both. Or, in other words, a tight end. Finding someone who fits has been a goal of the Texas coaches.

HornsNation: Confident commits, future FB

March, 22, 2012
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Max Olson writes Insider: The old Jacorey Warrick was quiet and an unknown prospect. The new Jacorey Warrick is a confident Texas WR commit and a vocal leader.

Carter Strickland writes: Texas wants to be a physical running team. To do that, it needs a good fullback, and the Longhorns' coaches are hoping that Ryan Roberson will be that guy.

HornsNation links: DB recruits waiting

March, 14, 2012
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Max Olson writes Insider: Texas coaches are taking their time evaluating defensive back recruits, and have yet to make any offers to in-state products. While the Longhorns do this, they're asking the Texas prospects to have some faith.

Carter Strickland writes: Texas has had a charmed run with clutch kickers. However, Justin Tucker has departed and the Longhorns' kickers are struggling this spring. Now, Texas might be relying on a freshman in the fall.

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