J.T. Barrett leading first

Texas QB target has taken over as a full-time starter and prospect

Updated: October 25, 2011, 11:58 AM ET
By William Wilkerson | HornsNation
THE COLONY, Texas -- In the sixth grade, J.T. Barrett (Wichita Falls, Texas/Rider) was presented with two options in the wake of his grandfather's passing.

He could have gone to the funeral with the rest of his family or stayed with a friend and played in one of his final boys' club football games.