July 26, 2006

Hard work paying off

When the Texas Longhorns held their star-studded mini-camp in early June, 20 of the 21 commitments (the total has since grown to 22 pledges) were able to make it to Austin, with defensive tackle Andre Jones being the lone exception.

As much as the big Rivals100 member would have loved to have attended, he had an awfully good excuse. His sister got married in Indianapolis on that very same weekend. Missing the event has done nothing to diminish Jones' excitement about his commitment, and he's used that enthusiasm as motivation as he prepares for what should be a highly successful senior season.

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