June 6, 2006

Time well spent

Last weekend's Longhorn one-day camp was a star-studded event, with 18 of the Horns' 20 commitments taking part in the wokout and just about every pledge drawing rave reviews from his future teammates.

The number of standout performances was significant, with guys like Ben Wells, Curtis Brown, Keenan Robinson and Russel Carter earning praise for their efforts on the defensive side of the ball.

On offense, the Horns o-line commitments lived up to their hype, the receivers and tight ends all drew praise from their teammates, but there might not have been another player that opened as many eyes as did quarterback John Brantley.

Brantley's work in the passing drills was exceptional, and he also turned in an exceptional time of 4.62 in the 40-yard dash at a camp at which times are traditionally slow.

It was the first chance for the Ocala (Fl) Trinity Catholic product to meet and greet his future teammates, and Brantley had mentioned before the camp how anxious and excited he was to spend some time with the fellow Longhorn commitments.

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