06 Nov

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Nothing little about Humphrey’s development as go-to weapon

Texas wide receiver Lil'Jordan Humphrey has emerged as a go-to weapon for Sam Ehlinger and the Longhorns (Photo by Don Bender/Horns Illustrated).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas – Lil’Jordan Humphrey began this season as the Longhorns’ “other” receiver, a player good enough to enough of a distraction to the opposing defense to draw coverage away from Collin Johnson, Texas’ most dangerous downfield threat.

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .