Texas freshmen provide local flavor

Longhorns get quick pick-me-up from youngsters Mike Davis and Jackson Jeffcoat

Updated: September 28, 2010, 10:31 PM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

Texas wide receiver Mike Davis grew up in the shadow of the Cotton Bowl, and there was never mistaking what time of year it was by the parade of crimson and burnt orange that made its way to Fair Park.

He has attended only one Red River Rivalry, however, as an Oklahoma recruit during his junior year at Dallas' Skyline High School. He sat in a sea of Sooners, the crowd noise ringing in his ears.

"It stayed loud the whole time," Davis remembered. "The game was good and they were ...

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