After a decorated career at Nacogdoches High School and a well-documented recruitment, Brandon Jones decided to attend Texas on National Signing Day in 2016. In each successive season, Jones was given more and more responsibility. When his body could hold up, Jones delivered.
When Collin Johnson announced his decision to return for his senior year at Texas in early 2019, he wanted another opportunity to achieve a number of goals. He wanted to build on his near 1000-yard season and get one more shot at a Big 12 title. He wanted to play one more season with his brother, Kirk, and complete a degree at a university interwoven into much of his family’s life. He wanted to lengthen his resume before setting off for the NFL.
Prior to 2019, Devin Duvernay had not produced a season at Texas that lived up to his top 50 composite ranking. Texas worked hard to sign the track-star receiver and his brother Donovan in the wake of Art Briles’ dismissal from Baylor, but prior to Devin’s senior season that effort originally put forth by Charlie Strong had yet to bear fruit at Texas.
When UTEP visits Austin on September 19th, they’ll likely arrive 0-2 after games versus Texas Tech and at Nevada. What does that mean? The Miners should walk into Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium 2-24 in 26 games under Dana Dimel.