Found September 17, 2013 on Double Coverage Football:
Mack Brown's woes in Austin since the Longhorns fell to Alabama in the 2009 BCS National Championship Game have been well documented, but everything might've been different for Burnt Orange Nation if Brown had been slightly better at recruiting. Or worse? Jameis Winston made national headlines with his nearly flawless debut at Pitt two weeks ago, but the post-game coverage quickly shifted to a now familiar college football refrain: Winston wanted to play QB Texas but Mack Brown didn't want him. Florida State's redshirt freshman signal caller was the #1 ranked dual threat QB in the Class of 2012, according to Rivals.com, and told reporters he dreamed of playing for the Longhorns. "I always wanted to go to Texas," Winston told ESPN. "If I'd gotten an offer from Texas I'd be going to Texas right now." Winston's high school coach even called Austin "four or five times" to sing the praises of his QB but never got an answer from...
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