Editor's note: This is the fourth part of a weeklong series breaking down Texas' most important spring position battles when the Longhorns begin practice in two weeks. Moving on: It's entirely possible no BCS program had a more experienced duo of offensive guards in 2013 than Texas.
Across the Big 12, teams are looking for instant impact from their recruiting classes. Several of those potential instant impact players have enrolled at their schools early, looking for a chance to play right away.
about 518 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
Texas entered the 2013 season with one of the nation's most experienced offensive lines. That's no longer the case going into spring ball, though the Longhorns did add one of the nation's most respected offensive line coaches this offseason.
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.
On Wednesday, many of the top stars of the 2014 recruiting class will transition from being college commits to college signees. Don't be surprised if a last-minute flip or two occurs, as committed athletes will use these final hours to re-examine their choices and weigh them against new possibilities one last time.
about 547 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail
This week's list offers a look through the Pac-12 at the potential best-case and worst-case scenarios that the 2014 recruiting cycle could bring for various programs. While a few of the best-case scenarios might be close to within reach for some programs, many of the worst-case scenarios would take a special brand of bad luck.
about 665 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
In his first year as head coach at Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro, Jason Mohns led his team to an 8-4 record and the second round of the playoffs. The offense was terrific, scoring more than 30 points in all but two games.
about 731 days ago | Erik McKinney | On The Trail: West Region
There were a number of commitments in the Pac-12 over the past seven days, as several teams kept their strong momentum on the recruiting trail. Programs on a roll with the 2014 class highlight this week's Pac-12 storylines.
about 732 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail