3 takeaways from Texas's first spring scrimmage today

Who won the day for Texas football in the first spring scrimmage?
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Texas football had its first scrimmage of spring ball on April 6. The closed spring scrimmage was a good opportunity for both sides of the ball for Texas to prove themselves in 11-on-11 and red zone situations for the first time in camp.

Who stood out in the first spring scrimmage for Texas football?

This was an important event for head coach Steve Sarkisian and the Longhorns to take part in the first scrimmage of spring ball. It gives the players a chance to get back into some sort of simulated live-game action a couple of weeks before the Orange-White spring football game at DKR on April 20.

Among the notes and nuggets coming out of Texas's first scrimmage of spring ball was a shoulder injury that junior interior offensive lineman DJ Campbell sustained early in the action. Horns247 reported after the scrimmage on April 6 that Campbell was seen in a shoulder sling but that it didn't appear to be anything too serious or long-term.

Here are three takeaways from the first scrimmage of spring ball for the Longhornns this weekend.

Jaydon Blue continues to shine

In the first few weeks of spring ball, Texas's running back room has looked as deep as it ever has under Sarkisian and RB coach Tashard Choice. Led by sophomore CJ Baxter Jr. and junior Jaydon Blue, Texas goes about five or six deep regarding quality players in the running back room this spring.

Blue was reportedly one of the starts of the day for the Longhorns on offense. He scored multiple times during the 11-on-11 scrimmage and in the red zone work.

It sounds like Blue is easily the most physical of the Texas running backs while running up the middle. Blue is just hitting a different gear when he's running between the tackles in simulated live-game action this spring than the other Texas running backs.

An important note from the scrimmage is that Blue and sophomore Tre Wisner were not just two of the best performing running backs, but also two of the best on the entire offense.