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5 Texas players who can help salvage perception of the 2012 recruiting class

Not all is lost for the nation's No. 2 class just yet. The Texas Gang Or Die group of 2012 isn't among the top 10 recruiting classes now because four of the top seven recruits are no longer enrolled as members of the Texas Longhorns football team and 10 of the top 14 haven't lived up to expectations. But there are five players who can help salvage the perception of the No. 2 recruiting class with big seasons in 2015 that would help the Longhorns return to competitiveness. Running back Johnathan Gray (No. 1 recruit in class) The top running back in the 2012 class and the No. 6 prospect...

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Isaiah Taylor (1) of the Texas Longhorns makes a pass inside against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the game at the WVU Coliseum on February 24, 2015 in Morgantown, West Virginia. (Photo: Justin K. Aller/)

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