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  1. Burnt Orange Breakdown: Jake Oliver

    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 | July 10, 2014
  2. Position battles to watch: Wide receiver

    Max Olson

    Editor's note: This is the first part of a weeklong series breaking down Texas' most important spring position battles when the Longhorns begin practice in two weeks. Moving on: Texas is losing, statistically, one of the best wide receivers in its...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  3. Texas receiver depth put to test in camp

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Mike Davis and Jaxon Shipley aren't practicing, and that just might be a good thing. As strange as it sounds, Texas' top two wide receivers spending the first week of fall camp sidelined ended up proving beneficial for the Longhor...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  4. Meet the Freshmen: WR Jake Oliver

    Max Olson

    He broke the state record for career receptions at Dallas Jesuit, but these days that doesn't mean a thing for Jake Oliver. The slate has been wiped clean for the ESPN 300 receiver signee. Now that Oliver is a Longhorn and in the middle of summer ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  5. Often overlooked Jake Oliver ready to show what he can do for Tex...

    Max Olson

    Jake Oliver holds a number of state receiving records, but has been overlooked in his recruiting. The Longhorns WR commit is ready to show what he can do.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2013
  6. Montrel Meander flips to Texas after visit

    Max Olson

    Only three days after Texas coaches first contacted a Washington State commit, he has flipped his verbal pledge and will sign with the Longhorns. Three-star Amarillo (Texas) Palo Duro receiver Montrel Meander confirmed to HornsNation in a text mes...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Postseason stat check: Texas commits

    Max Olson

    The Texas high school football season officially came to an end on Saturday. That day proved to be a big one for 2014 quarterback commit Jerrod Heard, but he's not the only future Longhorn who thrived in 2012. Receiver commit Jake Oliver delivered...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  10. WR James Clark eyeing Texas official visit

    Max Olson

    While former commit Ricky Seals-Jones ended his recruitment Monday with a commitment to Texas A&M, Texas is still searching for another receiver to take his place in its 2013 class. He's no Seals-Jones clone, but four-star New Smyrna Beach, Fla., ...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  11. Jake Oliver breaks Texas receiving record

    Max Olson

    Jake Oliver had his eye on a big record all season long. Last night, he broke it. The Dallas Jesuit receiver rewrote the record books on Friday, surpassing former Longhorn Jordan Shipley's state record of 264 career receptions. Oliver, a longti...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  12. Teammates Jake Oliver, Jordan Mastrogiovanni taking different pat...

    Max Olson

    Oklahoma Sooners commit Jordan Mastrogiovanni, Texas Longhorns commit Jake Oliver have been friends and teammates since they were in the fifth grade. Come next year, though, they'll be on opposite sidelines of the Red River Rivalry game.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  13. Swoopes tumbles in latest ESPN 150

    Max Olson

    The new ESPN 150 and ESPN 300 are out today, and there's really no way to sugarcoat the biggest change for Texas recruits. Four-star quarterback commit Tyrone Swoopes (Whitewright, Texas/Whitewright) dropped from 22nd to the No. 100 spot, and ESPN...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  14. Rhodes rises, Swoopes falls in latest ESPN 150

    Max Olson

    The newest ESPN 150 and brand-new ESPN 300 rankings were released Wednesday, and the story of the day for Texas targets is the astronomic rise of Robbie Rhodes. The Fort Worth Southwest junior is ranked No. 5 in the nation among receivers and 43rd...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  15. Ricky Seals-Jones decommits from Texas

    Max Olson

    Ricky Seals-Jones, the nation's No. 1 wide receiver recruit, has de-committed from Texas. The five-star recruit from Sealy, Texas, confirmed his decision to back out of his pledge in a text message to HornsNation. A 6-foot-5, 220-pound receiver...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  16. Texas commits impress at NFTC

    Max Olson

    Jake Oliver and Durham Smythe have seen the future, and they can't help but get excited. The Dallas Jesuit receiver and Belton tight end competed at the Nike Football Training Camp in Irving, Texas, on Sunday along with five other Longhorns pledge...

    Blog | March 26, 2012