Texas senior RB Jonathan Gray was held out of Saturday's scrimmage merely as a precaution.
Texas head coach Charlie Strong said junior QB Tyrone Swoopes would start the season opener in South Bend against Notre Dame if it were today.
NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter predicts "a big year" for Texas senior RB Johnathan Gray if he's "fully confident in his ability to cut and burst once past the line of scrimmage."
Texas redshirt junior S Dylan Haines "is a well rounded safety who’s fearless defending the run while also displaying top ball skills in coverage," observes TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.
TFY Draft Insider Tony Pauline believes that Texas junior QB Tyrone Swoopes "is a tremendous athlete with a next level arm."
Per NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter, Texas senior CB Duke Thomas "should be a solid mid-to-late round pick as a fourth/fifth defensive back and special-teams contributor."
Texas freshman TE DeAndre McNeal "is the truth," according to beat writer Anwar Richardson.
Texas' QB rotation of redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard and presumed starting junior Tyrone Swoopes will continue beyond the opening game against Notre Dame.
Texas HC Charlie Strong suggested senior RB Johnathan Gray could see close to 30 carries per game.
Texas HC Charlie Strong has already stated he will use two quarterbacks in the season opener against Notre Dame.
Texas HC Charlie Strong named junior QB Tyrone Swoopes first-string quarterback entering fall practice.
ESPN's Brandon Chatmon argued that Texas redshirt junior DT Hassan Ridgeway was spurned from Mel Kiper's positional draft rankings.
Sports on Earth's Matt Brown announced that it's Texas redshirt junior Hassan Ridgeway's "turn for the spotlight."
Texas true freshman OLB Malik Jefferson is "a phenomenal athlete for the position, and it shouldn't take long for him to thrive," writes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
Oklahoma State’s J.W. Walsh praised Texas redshirt freshman QB Jerrod Heard and endorsed him as the school's starter.