Welcome back to this week’s Texas Longhorns Rookie Report.
It’s less of a report, frankly, than a quick rundown of how some of the new faces of Texas football — freshmen as well as those who joined the Longhorns via the NCAA Transfer Portal.
Short and sweet, in other words.
Opponent: UTSA Roadrunners
Jaydon Blue, RB: The real freshman got there. At least for some plays.
Savion Red, WR: Red, a true freshman, saw some action.
Kelvin Banks, LT: The true five-star rookie Banks made his third start — in three games, no less — over the weekend. Banks is among a cast of true rookies who have started to impress the crew and fans – they’re really blocking it! – similar.
Cole Hutson, RG: Fellow rookie true Hutson saw his third of the season.
Cameron Williams, RT:Texas’ \Williams saw quite a bit of play time.
Aaron Bryant, DL: The real rookie Bryant found himself on the field for a few plays.
Zac Swanson, DL: Swanson, another true rookie, saw game time but, like the others, did not record a tackle against UTSA.
Ethan Burke, EDGE: The real rookie Burke had 1 tackle.
Judge Finkley, EDGE: Real rookie Finkley saw limited action.
J’Mond Tapp, EDGE: Real freshman Tapp saw action against UTSA.
Diamond Tucker-Dorsey, LB: The former FCS standout, who joined the Longhorns last offseason, saw 3 tackles on the night (2 solos, 1 assist). He also recorded a sack.
Ryan Watts, CB: Junior cornerback saw 2 tackles on the night (1 solo, 1 assist).
Terrance Brooks, CB: Real rookie Brooks saw limited play time.
Austin Jordan, CB: The real rookie Jordan can say he saw the field against UTSA.
Jaylon Guilbeau, NB: Guilbeau, Texas’ best defensive rookie, made his second start for the Longhorns over the weekend. He finished the day with 4 tackles, 0.5 loss.
Will Stone, K.: 7 kickoffs and 3 touchbacks for the true rookie kicker.