Epic decision pays off with Texas recruits 

August, 3, 2012
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Mack Brown finally did it. He raised his finger and -- with equal parts enthusiasm and reluctance -- pressed the big red button.

He and his Texas staff dropped a recruiting bomb on the state on Thursday. More than 20 offers went out to 2014 recruits in a sudden and startling break from the Longhorns’ recruiting tradition and philosophy.

Gone are the days of earmarking offers for February junior days, or making noncommittal promises of “approved offers.”
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