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  1. Johnson brothers follow father to Texas

    Max Olson

    Two sons of a former Texas legend are following in their father's footsteps. San Jose (Calif.) Valley Christian running back Kirk Johnson and younger brother receiver Collin Johnson announced their commitments to Texas on Thursday during an unoffi...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. Texas lands 10th pledge from Houston RB

    Max Olson

    Charlie Strong called one in-state running back's coach with good news on Monday, so the tailback called back with better news. Tristian Houston received the Texas offer he'd long coveted and committed on the spot, becoming the 10th pledge of Stro...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  3. ESPN Junior 300 RB picks Longhorns

    Max Olson

    Texas pulled off a 36-20 upset victory over No. 12 Oklahoma on Saturday, and that led to a recruiting victory on Sunday. ESPN Junior 300 running back Jordan Stevenson (Dallas/South Oak Cliff) became commit No. 9 for Texas' 2015 class, one day afte...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  4. Season Deciders: RB Johnathan Gray

    Max Olson

    This is the third of a five-part series on Texas players with the potential to change the course of the Longhorns' 2013 season. The No. 3 player on this year's list: Sophomore running back Johnathan Gray. AUSTIN, Texas - The goal Johnathan Gray is...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  5. Overstreet a wild card for Texas offense

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- It's hard to tell whether Jalen Overstreet should be labeled a running back or a quarterback these days. So let's just go a more fitting title: Wild card. The Texas redshirt freshman has embraced his new do-anything role during fa...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  6. RB Cook enjoys Texas, still solid with UF

    Max Olson

    Considering he'd never set foot in the Lone Star State before Monday, Miami Central four-star running back Dalvin Cook didn't exactly know what to expect going into his unofficial visit to Texas this week. The Longhorns hosted Cook on Tuesday and ...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  7. ESPN 300 Florida commit set to visit Texas

    Max Olson

    Texas hosts its final big recruiting event of the summer on Saturday with the Texas Stampede, but another big-time visitor is expected to visit campus on Monday. Four-star running back Dalvin Cook, the No. 4 running back in the country and No. 22 ...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  8. Question of the Week: Dividing carries

    HornsNation staff

    AUSTIN, Texas - It has become rather clear that Johnathan Gray will be the primary running back at Texas. The sophomore is the most versatile of the Longhorns' three tailbacks and is better equipped to work in space as well as create an explosive ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  9. Texas wants to use backs in passing game

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- When Texas was good, there was a versatility to its offense and the players within that offense. Specifically at running back. Those players weren't asked to just grab it and go. They were expected to be a part of the passing game...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  10. RB Caldwell primed for breakout season

    William Wilkerson

    Class of 2014 running back Royce Caldwell gave himself two weeks to sulk. He tore his ACL on the first day of two-a-days last season while trying to make a sharp cut and missed his entire junior year. "I thought it was just a meniscus tear," h...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  11. RB Stevenson: Texas offer opens doors

    William Wilkerson

    If football doesn't work out for 2015 running back Jordan Stevenson (Dallas/Skyline), he should have little trouble excelling as a motivational speaker. His time on the gridiron, though, seems to be only beginning. Stevenson's career got a bi...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  12. RB Gresham decommits from Texas

    Max Olson

    Two weeks after Demetrius Knox decommitted from Texas, his friend and teammate has followed suit. Four-star running back Daniel Gresham (Fort Worth, Texas/All Saints) has decommitted from Texas. He'd been committed to the Longhorns since August. G...

    Blog | May 11, 2013
  13. UT offer a big deal for 2014 RB Anderson

    Max Olson

    When Texas offered Plano (Texas) West 2015 running back Soso Jamabo earlier this month, his teammate Auston Anderson assumed that meant the Longhorns were done recruiting junior backs. Anderson was in for a pleasant surprise then when Texas co-off...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  14. 2015 RB Warren likes Texas, wants to wait

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Chris Warren (Rockwall, Texas/Rockwall) was the first 2015 running back to receive a scholarship from Texas. He knew he wouldn't be the last. Just because the Longhorns already have three verbal commits for next year's recruiting ...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  15. 2015 RB Sparks-Brown takes in Texas

    William Wilkerson

    The Longhorns went ahead and offered one 2015 running back Saturday, but there was one in attendance for sophomore day who is hoping he'll also eventually get one. Rockwall, Texas, RB Chris Warren went home this past weekend with an offer from Te...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  16. Gresham sends message with Texas visit

    Max Olson

    Daniel Gresham knew the best way to dispel a belief wasn't his words. It took actions. That, in a nutshell, is why the Fort Worth (Texas) All Saints running back woke up early on Saturday morning, boarded a plane at the Dallas-Fort Worth Internati...

    Blog | February 25, 2013