Season Review: Wide receivers 

December, 7, 2011
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AUSTIN, Texas -- To understand how dire the situation is for Texas at wide receiver, just look at the Longhorns’ recruiting.

Texas has commitments from four high school wide receivers in the class of 2012 with the biggest prize, Dorial Green-Beckham, still on the wish list. And you can bet if Green-Beckham, the top receiver in the country, decides to come to Texas there will be room for him in the recruiting class.
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John Albright/Icon SMIDespite missing time with a knee injury, Jaxon Shipley was Texas' most consistent receiver.

But, even given that Green-Beckham has made an official visit, the odds are rather long he will be wearing burnt orange come fall. As for the four commitments -- Cayleb Jones, Marcus Johnson, Thomas Johnson and Kendall Sanders -- Texas might need every one of them.

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