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Big lineman likes Longhorns

The 6-foot-7 prospect comes from powerhouse Evangel Christian program

Updated: December 7, 2011, 10:07 AM ET
By William Wilkerson | HornsNation
DALLAS -- The pipeline from Shreveport (La.) Evangel Christian, a 12-time Louisiana state champion high school, to The University of Texas has long been one of the Longhorns' most rewarding out-of-state connections.
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There were Cole and Chase Pittman in the early 2000s. Phillip Geiggar and Stevie Lee both played their last games as Longhorns in Texas' Rose Bowl victory over Michigan to cap the 2004 season.

Most recently is freshman kicker William Russ, who will compete for starting duties in 2012.


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