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  1. Five to watch: Spring surprises

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- A new coaching staff meant a clean slate and a new start for several Longhorns this spring. Here's a closer look at five Texas players who appeared to help their chances of making an impact in 2014 with their performances in spring b...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  2. 2015 Texas commit Lanfear visits Aggies

    Max Olson

    Three-star 2015 offensive tackle Connor Lanfear (Buda, Texas/Hays) caught many by surprise on Sunday with his decision to attend the first junior day at Texas A&M. He was rewarded for that move with a scholarship offer. So what's next? Lanfear...

    Blog | January 26, 2014
  3. Texas DT Dorsey elects to transfer

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas senior defensive tackle Ashton Dorsey has elected to transfer, the school announced Tuesday. Dorsey's decision to leave the program comes as a surprise. Though he was left of Texas' depth chart released on Monday, Dorsey was ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  4. Texas misses out on ESPN 300 DB Springs

    Max Olson

    Give Arrion Springs some credit: At least he's been honest throughout. The ESPN 300 defensive back's decision Tuesday night wasn't a surprise if you've been following this recruitment. The San Antonio Roosevelt standout, ranked No. 6 among prospec...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  5. WR Leonard makes surprise pledge to Texas

    Max Olson

    Texas picking up its second wide receiver commitment this week is not much of a surprise. The surprise is who it came from. Longview (Texas) wide receiver Dorian Leonard called the Longhorns coaching staff on Thursday morning to deliver his pledge...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  6. 2015 DT Mack a lesson in early recruiting

    Max Olson

    GLADEWATER, Texas -- Daylon Mack is going to be an Aggie. This is no secret or surprise. To his credit, Mack has had no need for secrecy during this process. He has said all along he's going with Texas A&M. The Gladewater (Texas) 2015 defensive...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  7. Springs a surprise part of top DB class

    Max Olson

    SAN ANTONIO -- You knew about Tony Brown, Jamal Adams and Ed Paris. Those three have been talked up, written about and recruited for more than a year. But admit it: You know decidedly less about Arrion Springs, the San Antonio Roosevelt corner who...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  8. 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
  9. 2015 RB gets surprise on Longhorns visit

    Max Olson

    At the beginning of Texas' Sophomore Day on Saturday, Chris Warren was told the coaching staff planned to offer about four or five scholarships to 2015 prospects. "I didn't think I would be in that bunch," Warren said. The sophomore running bac...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  10. 2015 DB gets long-awaited offer from UT

    William Wilkerson

    It was anyone's guess how Texas' sophomore day would unfold. But when offers started to get handed out, it wasn't a surprise at all that the Longhorns went ahead and offered one of the top defensive backs in the state. Kendall Sheffield (Fort Bend...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  11. ESPN 150 DE Herron sticking with LSU

    Max Olson

    Frank Herron (Memphis, Tenn./Central) drove 10 hours from Memphis, Tenn., to Austin, Texas, this weekend for a surprise official visit to Texas. Once the ESPN 300 defensive end got home from his long road trip, it didn't take long for him to reach a ...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  12. ESPN 300 DE taking surprise Texas visit

    Max Olson

    Texas is bringing in one more surprise visitor on the final weekend of official visits. ESPN 300 LSU defensive end commit Frank Herron (Memphis, Tenn./Central) is on an official visit to Texas this weekend and has a scholarship offer, according to...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  13. Q&A: Mack Brown believes in Vince Young

    Max Olson

    When Vince Young was released by the Buffalo Bills in August, he received a surprise from Texas coach Mack Brown. Brown sent him a DVD of Texas' 2006 Rose Bowl national title game victory over USC. Odd thing to send Young after he'd just lost his ...

    Blog | December 08, 2012
  14. UT commit Robinson still planning visits

    Max Olson

    Texas defensive tackle commit A'Shawn Robinson (Fort Worth, Texas/Arlington Heights) hasn't said much publicly since taking a surprise official visit to Florida State two weeks ago. After enjoying his unofficial visit to Texas this weekend, though...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  15. UCLA offer a game-changer for Benenoch

    Max Olson

    Caleb Benenoch (Katy, Texas/Seven Lakes) received an unexpected surprise on Monday, one that might throw off his original decision plans. The four-star offensive lineman picked up an offer from UCLA. He has more than 20 offers already, but this on...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  16. Five surprises on Texas' depth chart

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- You knew Texas' first depth chart for the 2012 season would give the world an answer about the quarterback battle. Here's five more things you need to know about the rest of the Longhorns' two-deep: 1. Defensive tackle All ...

    Blog | August 22, 2012