For the second year in a row, Texas is heading into its annual spring game coming off a bowl victory. While head coach Tom Herman, who’s entering his third season, continues to turn around the program, there’s a lot more fanfare being added to the spring game itself.
Hordes of NFL scouts flocked to Longhorn standouts Charles Omenihu and Lil’Jordan Humphrey during Texas’ Pro Day held Wednesday. But in the background, many participants used the opportunity to get any scout’s attention at all.
“It felt really good to be back out on the field,” head coach Tom Herman said. “You could see guys that are hustling, guys that play with great effort, guys that make good decisions, and we saw a lot of that today.”
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After three seasons and just seven sacks with the Longhorns, defensive end Charles Omenihu decided to return to the Forty Acres for his senior year; his return wouldn’t be in vain. Recording career-highs in nearly every statistical category, Omenihu helped lead the Longhorns to a Sugar Bowl victory, and, along the way, launched his name up draft boards.