Jake Raulerson's father wanted his son to be able to commit with a clear head. That's why he took him on a 5,000-mile journey, on his own money, to find a college home.
A week after a defining win at Texas A&M, Texas was done in by sloppy play and a Heisman contender in the loss to Baylor.
Before they become Texas Longhorns, DeSoto's Curtis Riser and Bryson Echols, and Dallas Skyline's Thomas Johnson and Peter Jinkens will put their burnt orange allegiances aside.
Texas' offense is built on running the ball, and without its top three rushers, the Longhorns' flaws were exposed in the loss to Missouri.
Facing another potent passing game against Oklahoma State, Texas' secondary is focused on fundamentals.