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  1. Burnt Orange Breakdown: Darius James

    Max Olson

    Before Texas begins its first season under Charlie Strong, we're taking a deep dive into all the talent he inherits in 2014. Our Burnt Orange Breakdown series takes a closer look at each scholarship player returning this fall and what we can expect f...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  2. Position battles to watch: Offensive guard

    Max Olson

    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 ...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  3. Spring battle spotlight: Texas offensive line

    Max Olson

    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. How's...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  4. Texas position groups to improve: No. 2

    Max Olson

    Texas is getting off to a later-than-usual start to its spring practices this year, with Charlie Strong set to lead the Longhorns onto the practice field for the first time on March 18. Until then, we're counting down everything you need to know e...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  5. Veteran Texas line ready for reshuffling

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- You're not supposed to mess with a good thing, right? Texas' offensive line is as experienced as any in the country this fall. All five starters return and have a combined 124 career starts under their oversized belts. So why i...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  6. Meet the Freshmen: OL Darius James

    Max Olson

    Darius James was the most highly touted member of Texas' 2013 class, but he arrived in Austin this month with a considerable chip on his shoulder. The nation's No. 17 overall prospect from Killeen (Texas) Harker Heights is hungry to prove he deser...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  7. Five Texas redshirt freshmen to watch

    Max Olson

    No member of Texas' 28-man recruiting class in 2012 expected anything less than early playing time when he joined the program, especially after the Longhorns had seemingly thrown every freshman they had on the field the previous season. You alread...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  8. Searels beefs up UT line with 2013 class

    Max Olson

    When Texas brought in Stacy Searels after the 2010 season to overhaul its offensive line, it did so with an ideal in mind. Searels had been coaching SEC offensive lines -- first at LSU, then Georgia -- since 2003. The assumption, fair or not, was ...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  9. Roundtable: Offensive line class' legacy

    Max Olson

    Every Friday, HornsNation recruiting writers William Wilkerson and Max Olson answer a question about the Longhorns. This week's question: In four years, Texas fans will look back on the Horns' 2013 offensive line class as _______. William Wilk...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  10. Signing day primer: Texas

    Max Olson

    Team needs: Texas hit the recruiting trail this year seeking improved depth on the offensive line and at linebacker. Its line got almost no production from backups in 2012, and an inexperienced linebacker group started six players last season and end...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  11. Texas adds juco OT Desmond Harrison

    Max Olson

    Texas kicked off on Monday what could be a fruitful final few weeks of 2013 recruiting by picking up its first verbal commit since October. The Longhorns have landed pledge No. 14 from Contra Costa (Calif.) College offensive lineman Desmond Harris...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  12. All-America game roundup: UT commits

    Max Olson

    Texas was as well represented as ever in the nation's biggest postseason all-star games this weekend. Of the Longhorns' 13 verbal commits, nine were selected to suit up for one last game before beginning their college careers. Seven went to the U....

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  13. Darius James impressed on official visit

    Max Olson

    Darius James came away from his official visit to Texas as impressed as ever with the school he's been committed to since March. The Longhorns' top-ranked commit, from Harker Heights, Texas, was one of 10 Texas pledges who visited Austin from Frid...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  14. Five from Friday: Darius James returns

    Max Olson

    Every week through the football season, HornsNation's William Wilkerson and Max Olson will break down five things they learned while on the road at Texas high school football games. From the latest on Longhorn commits and offers to game observations ...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  15. Texas commit top-rated center Darius James accepts Under Armour A...

    Max Olson

    The top-rated center in the ESPN 150 Darius James will jump on a plane for the first time to travel to Florida for the Under Armour All-America Game.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2012
  16. Texas commit Darius James breaks foot

    Max Olson

    Texas offensive line commit Darius James (Harker Heights, Texas/Harker Heights) suffered a broken left foot on Thursday night, Harker Heights coach Mike Mullins told HornsNation. James, who is No. 17 in the ESPN 150, will have surgery on the foot ...

    Blog | August 31, 2012