Texas Football: 2-deep offensive depth chart heading into fall camp

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X-wide receiver

Starter: Xavier Worthy

Backup: Agiye Hall

There aren’t many spots on either side of the ball for the Longhorns heading into fall camp among the starters that will be set in stone quite like sophomore star wide receiver Xavier Worthy at the x. Worthy will be the do-it-all threat for this offense that can be a tone-setter for Texas namely in the passing game.

But Sark was able to get the ball in Worthy’s hands in some other methods such as jet sweeps, bubble screens, and hand-offs, last year. We’re going to continue to see Sark get Worthy involved in the offense in multiple ways out of the x slot.

The natural fit to back Worthy up at the x-wide receiver spot will be the former Alabama freshman wideout Agiye Hall. If Hall can make a big impression on the coaching staff in fall camp, he should be locked in for the two-deep at the x spot.

H-wide receiver

Starter: Jordan Whittington

Backup: Tarique Milton OR Brenen Thompson

Texas has a lot more depth out of the slot this year than they did last. And that will be a good thing given the injury history of redshirt junior wide receiver Jordan Whittington.

Last year, we saw Whittington miss nearly half of the regular season due to various injury issues, which is nothing new for him. That’s what led the Longhorns to go out and get the former Iowa State Cyclones senior wideout and grad transfer Tarique Milton out of the portal a couple of months ago. Milton will help add depth and proven Big 12 experience to this wide receiver room out of the slot.

There is another insurance policy and dynamic speedster that Texas has out of the slot this year in the former four-star Spearman recruit and freshman wideout Brenen Thompson.

It goes without saying that Texas is set at h-wide receiver between the projected starter Whittington and other key weapons in Milton and Thompson.

Z-wide receiver

Starter: Isaiah Neyor

Backup: Troy Omeire

Texas should also be set in the two-deep depth chart heading into fall camp at the z-wide receiver position. After landing the former Wyoming Cowboys redshirt freshman wideout Isaiah Neyor out of the portal earlier in the offseason, Texas found their starter at outside receiver.

Neyor will give the Longhorns a large 6-foot-3 and 215-pound outside weapon that can pose as a deep threat while also being able to go up and get contested 50/50 balls.

Texas fans shouldn’t forget about the presence of redshirt sophomore wide receiver Troy Omeire in this receiving corps. If Omeire can finally stay healthy for a full season, he’ll be a dark horse to make some noise in the passing game.