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Filling The Class

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With only a few weeks left until National Signing Day, Texas coach Charlie Strong faces the task of filling out the Longhorns' class. How should he do it?

For the purpose of this story, let's assume that Texas has seven spots to give.* That would put the Longhorns at 95 slots heading into the spring, or 10 spots over the limit. The Longhorns were at 93 last season, and with general attrition, wound up with fewer than the 85-scholarship limit. * Obviously, this number would go up if Texas lost any more players from its current class, with some of...

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