David Ash is Texas' starting quarterback, but freshman Tyrone Swoopes showed in the Orange-White scrimmage that he could supplant Case McCoy as Ash's backup.
With the first six members of the Texas' 2012 recruiting class officially becoming Longhorns this week, we look at what their impact might be next season.
Mack Brown and Texas are pioneers of sorts when it comes to the trend of early offers. While early commits don't always work, the trend is worthwhile.
With several spots lacking depth and needing playmakers, offensive recruits could see early impact in 2012.
In 2012, Texas will have a deep defensive line but will have to replace two starting linebackers and two experienced safeties.
In 2012, Texas will return nine starters but needs help at receiver and consistency at quarterback.
With only two starters departing from Texas' offense, the young talent on the unit will have a chance at more success in 2012.