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Two Stars on the Rise for Texas

Two backups have caught Brown's eye in practice

Two Longhorn backups have certainly raised eyebrows so far during the preseason. Texas coach Mack Brown said they are not necessarily surprises, but ‘pluses'. Who did Brown single out as August camp nears the midway point?

They would be RB Chris Ogbonnaya and O-lineman Chris Hall. "If I just took two guys off the top of my head," Brown said, "(Ogbonnaya) and Chris Hall have been the two guys that have jumped out and excited us, short-term, in the practices that we've had." Ogbonnaya has been raising eyebrows since his solid showing last spring. The junior has apparently locked down the job as RB Jamaal Charles... Recommended Stories