Four-star linebacker Otaro Alaka, a Texas Longhorns commit, is relieved to have his recruitment over. But that doesn't mean he's going to stop improving -- on an off the field.
Texas Longhorns fans are on the edge, and the latest attempt to placate a restless fan base is talk about the offensive tempo.
Texas had its chance with some of the best of the best in the 2013 class. What would it look like had the Horns gotten everyone they wanted.
To whom much is given, much is expected, says one Texas fan. And it's hard to argue that point as Texas aims to get back into college football's top echelon on the field.
Texas head coach Mack Brown has faced most of the league's top offenses and has struggled. He wants to see how other team's do against them as the season moves on.
At one time Maurice Smith was the one waiting. Now with offers in hand and Alabama in the lead, Smith is prepared to make schools wait on him
Ranking recruits is great for identifying talent, but while fans can go crazy for them, they are only the beginning of what can be a good college athlete.
For elite junior prospects, the invitation to Texas' junior day is a golden ticket. To those who come, the trip comes with a very big question at the end.
Numbers will dictate that Texas bring in a smaller 2013 class, so the Longhorns will focus on needs, one of which is tight end.
Converted from wide receiver, Vincent Hobbs is still learning to be a tight end. He might just continue that education as a Longhorn.
Connor Brewer understands the hype surrounding him. So too does Texas. Brewer is determined to live up to the expectations.
Practice, familiarity and multiple options have helped Texas players prepare and execute Bryan Harsin's multitude of trick plays.