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.
Even though Mack Brown likes to say all positions are up for grabs, most current Longhorns players have a firm grasp of the future.
While the Texas Longhorns did many things better on offense in 2012, inconsistencies and problems from 2011 returned and derailed the unit's development.
Case McCoy is a bit of a gambler. For the Longhorns to succeed, they need him to dial back on his chance-taking.
There wasn't much to learn from the spring game, but here is a 7-on-7 look at spring football
Texas has a top-ranked recruiting class but has room for players like Dorial Green-Beckham and Mario Edwards. Which prospect would mean more to Texas' class.
In 2012, Texas will return nine starters but needs help at receiver and consistency at quarterback.
With only two starters departing from Texas' offense, the young talent on the unit will have a chance at more success in 2012.
Aided by Case McCoy's accuracy, and a little luck, Texas' passing game is starting to hit its stride.