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Red shirt freshman Jalen Overstreet was recruited as an athlete and then competed within the quarterback depth chart, has been moved back to being a versatile, multi position athlete for the 2013 season. Overstreet impressed many during the 2013 spring game where he showcased his running ability and showed that he could be used in wildcat formations as well as a slot receiver in certain packages.
The Longhorns have been missing a certain “x-factor” in recent years and Overstreet could very well be that type of player. In a season where the expectations seem to be a Big 12 title or bust, an explosive player of Overstreet’s skill set is exactly what the Longhorns offenses needs. Due to his athleticism and knowledge of the offensive packages due to being a former quarterback, Overstreet could come in immediately and become an impact player this fall.
Junior quarterback David Ash already has an arsenal of known offensive weapons in wide receivers Ja...