Before Texas begins its first season under Charlie Strong, we're taking a deep dive into all the talent he inherits in 2014. Our Burnt Orange Breakdown series takes a closer look at each scholarship player returning this fall and what we can expect from him.
Darius James was the most highly touted member of Texas' 2013 class, but he arrived in Austin this month with a considerable chip on his shoulder. The nation's No. 17 overall prospect from Killeen (Texas) Harker Heights is hungry to prove he deserved that acclaim after missing nearly his entire senior season with a broken left foot.
Three-star outside linebacker Naashon Hughes (Harker Heights, Texas/Harker Heights) was comfortable with his decision. Early on in his recruitment, Hughes decided to take Texas' offer of a grayshirt to be near his brother, Camrhon Hughes, a redshirt freshman offensive tackle and best friend Darius James, a fellow 2013 commit.
about 689 days ago | William Wilkerson | Texas Longhorns
AUSTIN, Texas -- The thin, burnt-orange offensive line that has broken apart and allowed Texas to be pushed from good to bad is supposed to be fixed this time around. Stacy Searels, who has long bemoaned the lack of talent, bodies and blocking ability of his charges along that line, has earned the praise of Texas coach Mack Brown, not only for Searels' patience but also his persistence in rebuilding that line.
about 691 days ago | Carter Strickland | Texas Longhorns
No member of Texas' 28-man recruiting class in 2012 expected anything less than early playing time when he joined the program, especially after the Longhorns had seemingly thrown every freshman they had on the field the previous season.
To gear up for 2013 national signing day, HornsNation's William Wilkerson is breaking down every commitment in the Longhorns' 2013 recruiting class. Vitals: Offensive lineman Kent Perkins, Lake Highlands, Texas/Lake Highlands | 6-foot-5, 300 pounds Committed: Feb.
about 818 days ago | William Wilkerson | Texas Longhorns
To gear up for 2013 national signing day, HornsNation's William Wilkerson is breaking down every commitment in the Longhorns' 2013 recruiting class. Vitals: Offensive lineman Jake Raulerson, Celina, Texas/Celina | 6-foot-5, 262 pounds Committed: Feb.
about 819 days ago | William Wilkerson | Texas Longhorns