The Texas Longhorns put the first points on the scoreboard on Saturday afternoon against Kansas State, and the Horns didn’t need their offense on the field to do so.
After forcing K-State to punt, Longhorns true freshman wide receiver D’Shawn Jamison fielded an Andrew Hicks punt at the 10-yard line, made a few would-be tacklers miss, and took the return 90 yards to the house for his first career score at Texas.
A former four-star Under Armour All-American, Jamison was widely regarded as en elite returner throughout his tenure at Houston Lamar High School.
As a senior, Jamison totaled one touchdown as a punt returner, and another four as a kick returner.
Unsurprisingly, given how electric Jamison has proven to be with the ball in his hands, the Texas staff moved Jamison to wide receiver this summer, away from his original position at cornerback, and has allowed the true freshman to see touches in the return game as well.
Plays such as Jamison’s 90-yard punt return touchdown are exactly why he’s seeing the field as a true freshman.