On Texas Football: 2023 Spring Preview - Wide Receivers

Justin Wells02/23/23
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Xavier Worthy (Will Gallagher/Inside Texas)

From Xavier Worthy to Jordan Whittington, Inside Texas’ Justin Wells and Joe Cook discuss the Texas Longhorns’ wide receiver position in the spring positional preview. The room is more stocked than ever for Steve Sarkisian’s tenure on the Forty Acres.

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In this episode, Joe and Justin discuss:

  1. Joe and Justin open with the Texas Longhorns’ wide receiver room this spring. Texas returns most of its production from 2022 with Xavier Worthy and Jordan Whittington leading the way. The duo combined for 110 catches, 1,412 yards, and 10 touchdowns last season. Other returners include Casey Cain and Brenen Thompson, who is participating in track for UT this spring. The infusion of new wide receiver coach Chris Jackson has already paid dividends, on and off the field.
  2. Joe and Justin look at the incoming prospects like Johntay Cook and DeAndre Moore, and one Georgia transfer in AD Mitchell. All three are enrolled this spring and look to solidify a spot in the rotation early. Cook has the best technique, but needs strength and conditioning. Moore has the physical traits, but needs skill and technique work. Mitchell brings a wealth of experience and big-time production in the biggest games, with touchdown catches in the SEC Championship and College Football Playoff last year.
  3. Joe and Justin talk finish up with departures and Savion Red, who moved from receiver to running back this month. Texas loses Tarique Milton, Agiye Hall, and Gabe Sulser, whose production at Texas was less than ideal.

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