Texas Football: 5 overreactions after the loss to LSU

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3. Devin Duvernay replaced Collin Johnson as the go-to wideout

In the first two weeks of the regular season for Texas football, a pretty unexpected emergence came through. The receiving corps had a pleasant surprise from senior wideout Devin Duvernay. Through two games, Duvernay has 21 catches for 204 yards and three touchdowns. He also has three rushing attempts and one pass.

Duvernay is by far the most targeted wide receiver for the Longhorns thus far. The second leading wide receiver for Texas also might not be who you would expect. Sophomore Brennan Eagles really broke through in his first two games of the season. He has eight catches for 175 yards and three scores.

Does this mean that Duvernay has all but replaced fellow senior star wide receiver Collin Johnson as the top passing target for Ehlinger? The fact that Johnson has a few drops and a fumble, that could be the case moving forward.

Although, Duvernay is likely replacing the production the passing game lost with the early departure of Lil’Jordan Humphrey into the 2019 NFL Draft. Humphrey was the leading wide receiver for the Longhorns last season and Duvernay could be taking over that role this fall.