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QUALITY OVER QUANTITY

Tyrone SwoopesAS OUR TAX ACCOUNTANTS tell us every year, the numbers don’t lie. But we all know numbers can be interpreted in different ways. When head coach Mack Brown unveiled the Longhorns’ 15-player 2013 signing class, he emphasized that while the number of players looks small, their impact could prove massive. Texas’ class comes in as the smallest group since 2005 and the lowest-ranked since recruiting services Rivals.com and Scout.com started ranking national classes 13 years ago.

The Longhorns’ 2013 class is ranked No. 15 by ESPN, No. 23 Rivals and 22nd by Scout. The amount of scholarships made ...

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James Schleicher is the publisher of Horns Illustrated magazine. He's also a fifth generation Texan and lifelong Austinite. Follow @HornsIllus twitter to keep up with all things Horns Illustrated.