The Texas Longhorns hype machine has located redshirt freshman Maalik Murphy, who put on a stellar performance this past weekend at Texas’ annual Orange-White spring game. So stellar, in fact, that it seems Murphy is well on his way to handling backup duties in 2023.
What comes after that, with true freshman Arch Manning in the wings?
Last Chance:Texas Spring Game QB Takeaways: Maalik Murphy IS The Most Underrated QB https://t.co/0FwUc2kXeo #NFL #NFLDraftNews pic.twitter.com/ZveKYAPF1o— NFL Draft Diamonds (@DraftDiamonds) April 19, 2023
WHAT THEY’RE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: High hopes for Longhorn football team
Austin American-Statesman: Texas faced five big questions this spring. How did the Longhorns do?
247Sports: Texas roster departure tracker and scholarship list
Inside Texas: Ranking the Texas position groups post-spring
Inside Texas: Texas once again ranks near the top in ESPN’s Football Power Index
Inside Texas: What we learned about the Texas defense this spring
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
Texas moves up to No. 14 after series win over Baylor
Reacts Survey: Are you encouraged after the Texas Orange-White game?
247Sports: Morning Brew: Minnesota’s Trill Carter is latest example of Steve Sarkisian mining gold in the transfer portal
247Sports: College football transfer portal’s hottest names of spring window
247Sports: Five-star OL Brandon Baker talks Texas visit, previews upcoming trips to Nebraska, Oregon, Georgia, Ohio State
247Sports: The Huddle: Tuesday recruiting notes
247Sports: Landing Max Abmas would save Texas’ offseason
Inside Texas: Why the long-term view is important in transfer portal decisions
Inside Texas: How an unknown family connection could help Texas with a top 2024 OL prospect
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Our Daily Bears: Baylor lands VCU guard Jayden Nunn from the portal
Viva the Matadors: Texas Tech scores their first transfer commitment
Viva the Matadors: Texas Tech Basketball: Jaylon Tyson goes portaling
Frogs O’ War: Football: WR Jordan Hudson headlines four TCU players entering transfer portal
Frogs O’ War: TCU Baseball Series Recap: UNC-Wilmington
Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma Sooners Football: Players to watch in the Red-White Game
The Smoking Musket: West Virginia’s quarterback battle expected to last into fall camp
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: Anthony Richardson is the ceiling-shattering QB with highest upside in 2023 NFL Draft
SB Nation: Mel Kiper and Todd McShay shore up NFL Draft picture with latest mock
SB Nation: Versatile WR Jayden Reed’s size concerns will knock him down draft boards
NEWS ACROSS LONGHORN NATION AND BEYOND
- Texas baseball takes on Abilene Christian tonight at 6:30pm Central.
G A M E D A Y ! https://t.co/3RsN2gxLSV#HookEm pic.twitter.com/ra0YKYZr6s— Texas Baseball (@TexasBaseball) April 19, 2023