Raulerson, recovering from surgery, recaps junior day 

February, 28, 2012
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Longhorns defensive end commitment Jake Raulerson (Celina, Texas/Celina) is hurting right now. But the pain from his deviated septum surgery, which he had last Tuesday, will be worth it over time.

“Well I’m all right,” Raulerson said in an aching voice. “My joints hurt real bad.”

Raulerson, Texas’ first commitment for 2013, could not breathe out of his left nostril and had tonsils the size of “golf balls” heading into last weeks surgery. Those conditions made it impossible to get a good night’s rest.

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