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.
The Texas Longhorns debut with the No. 4-ranked recruiting class despite losing Ricky Seals-Jones. They are also adding some heighth to the roster.
With spring evaluations about to begin, Bruce Chambers gave an exclusive interview to HornsNation to discuss Texas Longhorns recruiting.
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.
Despite a top class and 19 commitments, Texas is still pursuing some of the nation's top talent.
Inside some of the stats to explain Texas' success this season.
Prospect a Day No. 1: Johnathan Gray
Prospect a Day: Kennedy Estelle
Defensive tackle Malcom Brown brings hard work and atleticism to Longhorns' class.
Prospect a Day No. 4: Connor Brewer
With Mack Brown personally sealing the commitment, Cayleb Jones brings the Texas offense another weapon.
Comparisons abound for Johnson and Texas sophomore Mike Davis, another Skyline product. But Skyline's coach admits Johnson gets going a little faster.
He might be undersized, but the athletic Peter Jinkens fits perfectly in the Longhorns defensive scheme.
Big, mean and athletic. That's what the Longhorns are getting in offensive line prospect Curtis Riser.
Big, fast and humble, 16 year-old Robert Nkemdiche is on his own path to becoming the nation's top recruit.
Get to know Brenham (Texas) linebacker Timothy Cole, the No. 9 player in our prospect a day countdown.