The Alamo Bowl is just days away for the No. 23 Texas Longhorns, and much of their focus is on the preparation for a reputable No. 13 Oregon State. But while college football indeed has an offseason, recruiting is one thing that never takes a break.
In the constant revolving door that is college football, every program has the challenge of evaluating the best high school talent in the country in order to welcome in fresh players down the road.
The Longhorns are no exception, and although they have struggled to maintain their place as one of the top programs in the country, many still see the 'Horns as the gold standard in the state of Texas.
A series of decommits have blemished the once gleaming 2013 recruiting class, but the Longhorns still hold pledges from some of the top players in the state.
With a position-by-position glance, here is a look at the current makeup, commitments and needs of next year's recruiting class: