Ghosts of Recruiting Present: Texas Whiffs on the Rodgers Brothers

Brian Grummell

by Brian Grummell

Ghosts of Recruiting

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Part of the fun of recruiting is looking at what could have been. And so it seems we wonder what could have been for Texas this year if they had brought in the Smurfish home-state Rodgers brothers out of Richmond/Lamar Consolidated -- James and Jacquizz. You know, those two guys up at Oregon State of all places. One ushered in a revival of the "fly sweep" in college football and the other won Pac-10 Freshman and Offensive Player of the Year honors after single-handedly making mincemeat of the otherwise impenetrable USC defense.

Ghosts of Recruiting Present: Texas Whiffs on the Rodgers Brothers originally appeared on Fanhouse NCAA Football Blog on Mon, 02 Feb 2009 17:30:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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