Little did he know when his parents practically forced him to visit Texas months ago, Trey Lealaimatafao, then full of doubt about his chances with big Division I programs, now has the size -- and raw talent -- to stand out.
Class of 2015 cornerback Jalen Campbell, who picked up a Texas offer at sophomore day and committed to the Longhorns at the Orange-White spring game, said UT was always his favorite school but he never thought they'd recruit him.
High school recruits know that bad decisions can be costly ones when it comes to using Twitter. But what happens when it's adults -- the fans -- who are causing the problems? A few members of Texas' 2014 class are having trouble with that issue.
The unmistakable impact of the Aggies and the SEC is just one of the many topics we'll break down in the second State of the State project. Here's everything you need to know about recruiting in the Lone Star State.
While Mack Brown isn't permitted to say much of anything to those 2014 prospects, his mere presence sent a message: Texas will be as aggressive a player as ever come February when it's time to start hosting junior days.
Andrew Luck. Robert Griffin III. Johnny Manziel. All elite quarterbacks from the state of Texas whom the Longhorns didn't offer or land, which exacerbates the signal-caller problems the Longhorns have had since Colt McCoy graduated.
Texas safety commit Erik Huhn was robbed of his senior season after only two plays, tearing his ACL as he came down with an interception in the opener against San Antonio Madison. Now Huhn is learning how to be a leader without playing.