Kenny Vaccaro is the latest example of Mack Brown's staff developing a player without overwhelming recruiting accolades into a top NFL draft pick.
It will be months before Texas puts out a depth chart. Since no one wants to wait that long, Carter Strickland helps fans out with an early look at the Longhorns offense.
David Ash is Texas' starting quarterback, but freshman Tyrone Swoopes showed in the Orange-White scrimmage that he could supplant Case McCoy as Ash's backup.
With so much change to its offense, it seems Texas should move on to a backup QB who best represents the future: Connor Brewer. But Mack Brown isn't convinced Texas or Brewer is ready, so Case McCoy's role will continue to muddy the waters.
Case McCoy and Jordan Hicks have rejoined the Texas Longhorns following a Dec. 28 suspension, coach Mack Brown announced Sunday night.
While having depth at quarterback is a good thing, Texas might have some issues with divisiveness in 2013 and beyond.
Even though Mack Brown likes to say all positions are up for grabs, most current Longhorns players have a firm grasp of the future.
Texas named former No. 1 signal-caller David Ash the starter for Dec. 29's Valero Alamo Bowl on Monday, marking the seventh time in the past two years the Longhorns have changed quarterbacks.
While the Texas Longhorns did many things better on offense in 2012, inconsistencies and problems from 2011 returned and derailed the unit's development.
After another season of flip-flopping and inconsistent play, Texas again faces another offseason with questions at QB
Another loss to a ranked team, this time 42-24 to No. 6 Kansas State -- the fifth straight loss to the Wildcats -- makes Texas fans wonder if the Longhorns are any closer to being "back".
Texas Longhorns try and play for pride, heart and the future of the program against a Kansas State Wildcats team the Longhorns have not beaten in their last four tries.
Case McCoy is a bit of a gambler. For the Longhorns to succeed, they need him to dial back on his chance-taking.
Case McCoy, who started five games last season, has been named as the starter at QB for Texas against Kansas State.
Texas Longhorns players still have hope, however cynical those outside the program appear to be after the inconsistent Longhorns had to rally to beat Kansas.
Texas quarterback David Ash has competition again. Not as the starter -- not yet, anyway. After being benched against Kansas in favor of Case McCoy, the sophomore is keeping his job.