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You don't have to go back 20 years. You just have to go back to before Mack Brown became the head coach. Here is the 1996 list (couldn't find 1997):
Player High School Pos. College
1. Odell James Aldine MacArthur QB Baylor
2. Damione Lewis Sulphur Springs DL Miami
3. Cedric Woodard Sweeny DL Texas
4. Elijah Burkins PA Jefferson RB Baylor
5. Grady Brooks Dallas Lincoln LB Michigan
6. Cornelius Burton Houston Lamar DL Oklahoma
7. Reggie Hunt Denison DB TCU
8. Tommy Hendricks Aldine Eisenhower DB Michigan
9. Chris Valleta Plano OL Texas A&M
10. Marcus Stiggers Lake Highlands ATH Colorado
11. Jesse Warren Dallas Carter DL Colorado
12. Marcus Sanders Mesquite DL Houston
13. Derrick Curry Houston Jones DL Texas
14. Reginald Durden Sam Houston ATH Fla. State
15. Mike Green Klein FB Blinn JC
16. Roger Roesler Round Rock OL Texas
17. Kenneth Davis Houston Washington WR Houston
18. Joe Walker Arlington Lamar DB Baylor
19. Paul Tannous Cypress Creek OL Michigan
20. Tyson Wilson Dallas Kimball RB Baylor
21. David Boston Humble WR Ohio State
22. Chris Thierry Baytown Lee LB Texas A&M
23. Kwaesi Palmer Sulphur Springs LB Fla. State
24. Mike Gandy Garland TE Notre Dame
25. Joe D. Hubbard Hooks OL Texas
26. Ketric Sanford Corsicana Houston
27. Aaron Wright FM Marcus WR Michigan
28. Tony Ellis Brownsville RB Texas
29. Bryan Smith Tatum LB Arkansas
30. David Leaverton Midland PK Tennessee
31. Derrion Yates Houston Washington DL LSU
32. Greg Robinson OL Oklahoma
33. Steven Young Jefferson NG Texas A&M
34. Darrell Bush Jersey Village RB Baylor
35. Robert Neal Garland Lakeview DB Baylor
36. Justin Thomas Plano East DB Okla. State
37. Eddrick Brooks Aldine LB Baylor
38. Ryan Nunez Westlake RB Colorado
39. Aaron Humphrey Lubbock Monterrey DL Texas
40. Eric Denmon Dallas Carter OL USC
41. Steve Kelly Burleson QB Miami
42. Mike Garcia Deer Park OL Texas
43. Jeff Wilson Temple DB Texas A&M
44. Randy Garner Atlanta DL Arkansas
45. Derek Dorsey Cedar Hill DB Oklahoma
46. Alvin Porter Dallas Adamson WR Okla. State
47. Adam Wescott Conroe McCullough TE Virginia
48. Clint Stoerner Baytown Lee QB Arkansas
49. Ronnie Nicks Kilgore DB Notre Dame
50. Donald McCowen Dallas Carter DB Texas
51. Ellis Cotton Sherman DL Baylor
52. Justin Ferrell Mission Sharyland DL Nebraska
53. Jason Webster Willowridge WR Texas A&M
54. Idris Haroon Alief Hastings LB Arizona
55. Delvin Wright Lancaster DB Texas A&M
OMG! Is this thread still going on! Hang in there Chupita. You'll eventually wear them down.
This post was edited by TeeDoe 17 months ago
+1... I don't know. Now we are talking about how badass Arkansas is and how they are going to steal recruits from UT.
This one could be in for the long run.
Disciplina praesidium civitatis
Maybe y'all can find something to agree on. How about this - aggies suck!
I don't concern myself with teams that aren't on our schedule. Besides, ignoring them is far more intolerable as most Aggies' ultimate goal in life is to fight for our mind share and prove to us that they matter.
You brought up Arkansas. All I said was badass arkansas was very badass under Petrino, considered a NC contender and 3rd best team in the sec behind Bama and LSU before the implosion. You point to this year as a reason why no one would want to go there but do so with zero knowledge of who the next coach will be or whether recruits would be interested. Your ignorance knows no bounds.
“Kansas may wind up number one in these polls, but that would be so unfair to Texas...” -- Len Elmore, 2/13/11
Just going back through some things, actually trying to find the 2010 and very early 2011 threads where the debate raged over whether Brown could manage a turnaround or not, and why or why not, and this is one of the threads I've come across so far. Unfortunately the search mechanism on this site sucks or I'd have already found the stuff I was looking for.
Anyway, I am quoting myself for truth. Deal with it. MA wasn't the guy who left, but the point stands and the rest reads like a prophecy. And the entire premise of this thread still makes me want to vomit, as do the Mack Brown apologists all over the thread.
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