- William Wilkerson, RecruitingNation
Eighteen freshmen played Saturday for the Longhorns, a record during the Mack Brown era. Before writing that off as a questionable sign for a program that was extremely questionable last season, consider the type of productivity they put forth in Texas' 34-9 victory over Rice.
Here's a look at many of those freshmen:
The much-anticipated Malcolm Brown and Jaxon Shipley headline a cast of a record 18 frosh who hit the field for Texas.