June 4, 2006

Five-star talent visit the Longhorns

On an afternoon where some of the best high school football talent in the country was participating at the Texas Longhorns' one-day camp, it was a player that was on hand for the event in street clothes that has captured the minds and focus of the entire Longhorn Nation.

Detroit (MI) Cass Tech star defensive tackle Joseph Barksdale finally made his much-publicized unofficial visit to the 40 Acres on Sunday and the Longhorn coaching staff made sure to roll out the red carpet for the five-star prospect.

If there was ever any doubt about Barksdale's level of interest in the Texas program, it was answered this weekend when he flew into Dallas to visit an uncle and then drove down to Austin on Sunday afternoon.

Even with such a quick turnaround, the Longhorns were able to make a big impression.

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