Texas football vs. UTSA: 4 bold predictions for Week 3

Roschon Johnson, Texas football Mandatory Credit: Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports
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Roschon Johnson racks up more passing yards than rushing yards

The running back that is the talk of the town on the Forty Acres this week is senior Roschon Johnson. The former converted quarterback could be in line to get at least eight or 10 snaps at quarterback against UTSA this weekend if Card isn’t able to go. Even if Card is able to go, Texas might try to run the ball and add another layer to the offense by adding in frequent wildcat snaps with Johnson behind center.

We saw Roschon lead the Longhorns to a big win to cap last season when he took more than a dozen snaps at quarterback in the triumph over the Kansas State Wildcats on Black Friday 2021.

Sark and the Longhorns staff might want to put the game in Roschon’s hands again this weekend with how much he’s able to do out of the wildcat formation. Roschon is a former four-star quarterback recruit that could get some throws off on some surprise plays if necessary.

Mind you that Roschon had a completion percentage of nearly 63.0 during his time as a high school quarterback. He also racked up more than 7,500 career high school passing yards, 83 passing scores, and 16 picks.

Roschon has a decent arm and he could make some plays if he’s passing the ball at all this weekend. If Texas can catch the UTSA defense off guard, there might be a chance to get someone such as redshirt junior wideout Jordan Whittington behind the secondary if he can sneak through the seam.

If Texas could break one or two plays with Roschon running multiple wildcat snaps at quarterback against UTSA, big plays are a real possibility.