Amid great anticipation the Texas Longhorns will unveil their new up-tempo spread offense in Saturday's spring game, as much of the attention will be on quarterback David Ash.
Mack Brown is making it clear he knows what his rivals are saying about him and his Longhorns, and he's got an answer for the negative recruiting his program is up against.
With an air of evolution swirling through Texas' recruiting process -- including a ban on commits visiting other programs -- the Longhorns will enter their first junior day with a wait-and-see approach.
While there have been some surprises, such as David Ash's performance, many other issues have been exposed in recent weeks.
Did Texas QB David Ash light the stat book on fire against Wyoming? No, but he moved the chains, protected the ball and, most importantly, got a win.
Texas played 18 freshmen in 2011. The Longhorns might not use that many in 2012, but these five players almost certainly will make an impact.
Brenham sophomore cornerback prospect Darrion Johnson has already picked up an offer from Oklahoma. But his interest won't stop there.
Samaje Perine shared time with Texas signee Daje Johnson. Now the 2014 RB will have the backfield to himself.
People have questioned Kyle Hicks about committing to a Texas team with so many running backs. But he has learned a few things about being unselfish.
Texas had gotten away from so many of the things that made it elite under Mack Brown. That's why, after two down years, fixing the Longhorns' psyche is still Brown's priority.
As the 2012 classes are being finished, Texas athletes will be everywhere. Here's a state of the in-state recruiting in Texas.
Many recruits come to Texas with extraordinary hype. Some are able to match those expectations while some never live up to the billing.
As Texas puts the finishing touches on its 2012 recruiting class, HornsNation debates the chance of landing DGB, the decommitment of Thomas Johnson and more.
Mack Brown and Texas are pioneers of sorts when it comes to the trend of early offers. While early commits don't always work, the trend is worthwhile.
With several spots lacking depth and needing playmakers, offensive recruits could see early impact in 2012.
Texas is well-represented in the high school all-star games. Here's where to watch future Longhorns.