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Checking in on the Texas freshmen: UTSA

Gerry Hamilton09/20/22
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Kelvin Banks (Will Gallagher/Inside Texas)

The Texas Longhorns have played more than 25 true and redshirt freshmen in the first three games of the season. The list includes six players that started at their position, headlined by left tackle Kelvin Banks and right guard Cole Hutson.

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The 2022 top 5 ranked recruiting class of 28 high school prospects has seen four players start since the season opener, and 18 more see action.

Inside Texas takes a look at the impact the freshmen class has had on the Texas season through three games. 

Quarterback

Quinn Ewers (RS-FR), Southlake (Texas) Carroll – *Started two games*

vs. ULM: 16 of 24 for 225 yards with 3 TD’s and 1 INT
vs. Alabama: 9 of 12 for 134 yards in less than a quarter
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP – injured

Maalik Murphy, Inglewood (Calif.) Junipero Serra – Has not seen action

Running back

Jonathon Brooks (RS-FR), Hallettsville (Texas) High 

vs. ULM: 6 carries for 32 yards and a TD
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: Saw action

Jaydon Blue, Klein (Texas) Cain 

vs. ULM: 3 carries for 3 yards
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: Saw action

Wide receiver

Casey Cain (RS-FR), New Orleans (La.) Warren Easton 

vs. ULM: 1 reception for 43 yards
vs. Alabama: 1 reception for 29 yards
vs. Texas-San Antonio: 1 reception for 7 yards

Savion Red, Grand Prairie (Texas) High 

vs. ULM: 1 reception for 5 yards
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: Saw action

Brenen Thompson, Spearman (Texas) High 

vs. ULM: Saw action
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP

Jaden Alexis (RS-FR), Pompano Beach (Fla.) Monarch – Still rehabbing from knee injury

Offensive line

Kelvin Banks, LT, Humble (Texas) Summer Creek – *Made third career start Saturday*

Cole Hutson, RG, Frisco (Texas) High – *Made third career start Saturday*

DJ Campbell, RG, Arlington (Texas) Bowie 

vs. ULM: Saw action
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP

Cameron Williams, RT, Duncanville (Texas) High

vs. ULM: Saw action
vs. Alabama: Saw action on special teams
vs. Texas-San Antonio: Saw action

Neto Umeozulu, RG, Allen (Texas) High 

vs. ULM: Saw action
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP

Connor Robertson, C, Austin (Texas) Westlake 

vs. ULM: Saw action
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP

Malik Agbo, LG, Federal Way (Wash.) Todd Beamer 

vs. ULM: DNP
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP

Logan Parr, (RS-FR) San Antonio (Texas) O’Connor

vs. ULM: Saw action
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: Saw action

Max Merril, OG, Houston (Texas) Strake Jesuit – depth

Defensive line

Aaron Bryant, Southaven (Miss.) High 

vs. ULM: Saw action
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: Saw action

Kristopher Ross, Houston (Texas) North Shore 

vs. ULM: 2 tackles 
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP

Jaray Bledsoe, Marlin (Texas) High 

vs. ULM: 1 tackle
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP

Zac Swanson, Phoenix (Ariz.) Brophy Prep 

vs. ULM: 1 tackle 
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: Saw action

EDGE

Ethan Burke, Austin (Texas) Westlake 

vs. ULM: 3 tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss 
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: 1 tackle

Justice Finkley, Trussville (Ala.) Hewitt-Trussville 

vs. ULM: 1 tackle
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: Saw action

J’Mond Tapp, Donaldsonville (La.) Ascension Catholic 

vs. ULM: 1 tackle
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: Saw action

D.J. Harris Jr. (RS-FR), New Caney (Texas) High 

vs. ULM: 1 tackle
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP

Linebacker

Derrick Brown, Texarkana (Texas) Texas High – Has not seen action

Trevell Johnson, Arlington (Texas) Martin – Has not seen action

Defensive back

Terrance Brooks, CB, Little Elm (Texas) High 

vs. ULM: 1 tackle
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: Saw action

Austin Jordan, CB, Denton (Texas) Ryan 

vs. ULM: Saw action
vs. Alabama: 2 tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss
vs. Texas-San Antonio: Saw action

X’avion Brice, CB, Arlington (Texas) Seguin 

vs. ULM: Saw action
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP

Ishmael Ibraheem (RS-FR), CB, Dallas (Texas) Kimball 

vs. ULM: 1 pass break up
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP

Jaylon Guilbeau, NB, Port Arthur (Texas) Memorial – *Made two career starts*

vs. ULM: 1 tackle
vs. Alabama: No stats
vs. Texas-San Antonio: 4 tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss

B.J. Allen, S, Aledo (Texas) High – Has not seen action

Larry Turner-Gooden, S, Los Angeles (Calif.) Bishop Alemany 

vs. ULM: Saw action
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas San Antonio: DNP

Specialists

Will Stone, K, Austin (Texas) Regents – *Made third career start Saturday*

vs. ULM: 9 kickoffs with 3 touchbacks
vs. Alabama: 6 kickoffs with 4 touchbacks
vs. Texas-San Antonio: 7 kickoffs with 3 touchbacks.

Isaac Pearson (RS-FR), P, Newcastle (Australia) 

vs. ULM: 1 punt for 15 yard average
vs. Alabama: DNP
vs. Texas-San Antonio: DNP

Lance St. Louis, DS, Gilbert (Ariz.) Williams Field – Has not seen action