Andrew Luck. Robert Griffin III. Johnny Manziel. All elite quarterbacks from the state of Texas whom the Longhorns didn't offer or land, which exacerbates the signal-caller problems the Longhorns have had since Colt McCoy graduated.
Many recruits come to Texas with extraordinary hype. Some are able to match those expectations while some never live up to the billing.
Connor Brewer understands the hype surrounding him. So too does Texas. Brewer is determined to live up to the expectations.
While Case McCoy will start for now, expect to see multiple quarterbacks used against UCLA.
Once again starting slowly, and being forced to make a quarterback change, Texas showed again it is capable of surging in the second half.
After benching Garrett Gilbert, Texas played a game of three-card Monte with Case McCoy and David Ash rotating to lead the Longhorns to a win over BYU.
Against Rice, Texas' offense had yet to show what it was capable of. The 8-play, 99-yard scoring drive turned the game and gave a glimpse of the Longhorns potential.
Texas quarterback Garrett Gilbert showed flashes of his abilities against Rice, but it's the small things that still need work.
While the win no doubt showed off what the Texas fans have waited to see, new offensive trickerator Bryan Harsin can't wait to dazzle with more.
Texas arrived fashionably late to its 2011 coming out party. But a second-half surge and decent night from Garrett Gilbert gave the Longhorns the win.
By being vocal with teammates and focusing on executing the offense, Garrett Gilbert earned a second chance as Texas' starting QB.
By showing leadership when it mattered most, Garrett Gillbert keeps his job as Texas' starting quarterback.
In the campaign to be named Texas' starting quarterback, four worthy candidates have thrown their helmets into the ring.