AUSTIN, Texas -- Charlie Strong's first freshman class at Texas is still missing three players. While the rest of Texas' incoming freshmen enrolled at the start of June, running backs D'Onta Foreman and Kevin Shorter and defensive tackle Poona Ford have yet to join the program.
Earlier this afternoon, we began the 2014 Big 12 recruiting draft with Round 1. We continue the draft with Round 2: 1. Kansas -- DE Derick Roberson Signed with: Texas Brandon Chatmon: With Jerrod Heard secured as the face of the offense, let's get someone to be the face of the defense.
about 784 days ago | ESPN.com staff | Texas Longhorns
AUSTIN, Texas -- Our five to watch series continues this week with a closer look at a group of incoming freshmen who could be in line to help the Longhorns right away in 2014. You won't see Texas' highest-rated pledge at the top of the list, because this is not exclusively about star ratings.
Now that they've signed their letters of intent, Texas' incoming recruits can officially toss their stars in the trash. They don't matter now. While such ratings and rankings are helpful throughout the recruiting process, they mean nothing once a kid sets foot on campus and joins the program.
With national signing day in the books, RecruitingNation is looking at the top position classes. For the full series, click here. Nationally (and SEC) Texas A&M went into the 2014 class knowing that size and athleticism was an absolute must on its defensive front.
about 867 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
Ranking recruits is an unscientific process. If it were, it would be easy to predict future all-conference teams. As an exercise, I've cobbled together what an All-Big 12 team would look like based exclusively on ESPN's freshman recruiting rankings -- though chances are, actual All-Big 12 teams down the road will have a very different look.
about 869 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
Signing day was kind to the Oklahoma Sooners. A strong finish to its 2014 recruiting class has helped OU land at No. 5 in the ESPN.com Post-Signing Day Way-Too-Early Top 25. The Sooners are the Big 12's top team, with Baylor and Texas joining them on the list.
about 870 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Texas Longhorns