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2017 Schedule
5-7, 6th in Big 12

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Linebacker Alston Orji, ranked No. 159 overall, in drills at the Under Armour camp in Dallas. Good looking prospect and academics are important to him.

Craig Haubert ESPN Staff Writer 

2019 OL LSU commit Kardell Thomas (Southern Lab, LA) warming up @ Atlanta The Opening Regional. Checked in at 6-3 356lbs. Plans to attend the Tigers Spring game & said also scheduled to head to Texas for the Longhorns spring game on April 15th.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

LB Alston Orji says when he comes out with a top list he knows Oklahoma, Texas and Texas A&M will make the list. Wants to build a relationship with Michigan, UCLA, Georgia and Vanderbilt among others

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Brothers German (37) and Gemon (36) Green are intriguing prospects. Gemon is coming off an injury, but both have a lot of interest coming in from Michigan, Texas, TCU, Colorado and others

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas announced RB Chris Warren III (hamstring) and C Zach Shackelford (ankle) will miss practice time due to injuries suffered during today's scrimmage. Right tackle Brandon Hodges will also miss time while he focuses on academics, and backup RB Tristian Houston is out with an ankle injury. Their running back depth will definitely be tested now.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas DC Todd Orlando said nickelback P.J. Locke had the "most impressive" tape of any Texas defender in 2016. Orlando had a lot of praise for Locke, DeShon Elliott and the Longhorns' safeties tonight.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Undertaker checked out Texas practice today. The pro wrestling legend and Austin resident told the team he bleeds burnt orange.

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3dMax Olson

Big 12 roundtable: Judging the offenses

The offenses at West Virginia and K-State seem primed for a jump, Texas Tech's unit could slide, and nobody knows what to expect from TCU and Baylor.

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4dMax Olson

Spring position battle: Texas wide receivers

The Longhorns never developed a true No. 1 receiver in 2016, so the chance is there to impress the new coaches and become the go-to guy this fall.

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4dGerry Hamilton

No. 17 B.J. Foster talks LSU, Texas

Foster, a Houston-area ESPN Junior 300 prospect, is leaning to local programs LSU and Texas, but others could change his mind.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas safety John Bonney after three spring practices and three straight seven-loss seasons: "I think we need to prove to this staff that we don't have a bunch of 5-7 guys. We need to prove to them we have very good athletes and very good football players."

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas coach Tom Herman on pursuing a grad transfer at quarterback (LSU's Brandon Harris) even though he has promising young QBs Shane Buechele and Sam Ehlinger: "We gotta win. Lost seven games three straight years around here. If a grad transfer is better than those two and can beat them out, then we'll worry about their growth next spring." Herman said his QBs understand the situation and need for competition.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas QB Matthew Merrick has decided to leave the program and focus on academics. The third-year sophomore was the Longhorns' No. 3 QB this spring. We'll see if that means Jerrod Heard moves back from WR to QB in practice today. Texas is also pursuing LSU grad transfer Brandon Harris.

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10dJake Trotter

Ranking the Big 12's offensive triplets

In Mason Rudolph, Justice Hill and James Washington, Oklahoma State appears to have the Big 12's top quarterback-running back-wide receiver trio.

Young reflects on NFL experience (2:01)
Vince Young always wanted to play football again (0:40)

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas safety Jason Hall sustained a "significant" hamstring injury and will miss the rest of spring practice, coach Tom Herman said. Hall was seen walking on crutches after Texas' second spring practice. Herman thinks he'll be OK to play this season.

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