Eyes on Texas prospects

Football bigger, but that doesn't mean players from Texas more likely to succeed

Originally Published: January 30, 2012
By Mitch Sherman | ESPN RecruitingNation

Mario Edwards, a ferocious, gravity-defying defensive end, and Johnathan Gray, a record-setting, workhorse running back, on Wednesday make official their college decisions.

Edwards plans to sign with Florida State, Gray with Texas.

They are the best of the best, Nos. 1 and 2 in the ESPNU 150, seemingly destined for stardom at the college level and beyond.

Edwards and Gray grew into these uber-prospects as products of the same Texas culture -- Edwards from Denton's Billy Ryan ...

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