Texas football WR Ryan Wingo off to fast start in winter S&C

Early enrollee/true freshman Texas football wideout Ryan Wingo has reportedly looked the part early in offseason workouts.

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Texas football added many talented players to the wide receiver room in the 2024 signing class via transfer portal and high school recruiting.

Steve Sarkisian and WR coach Chris Jackson have to be excited about the state of the receiving corps early this offseason after adding new faces such as Alabama transfer Isaiah Bond, Houston transfer Matthew Golden, and Missouri five-star Ryan Wingo.

Texas football WR Ryan Wingo making an early push for key spring reps in winter S&C

Wingo is the most highly touted of the three early enrollees the Longhorns have among true freshmen on campus for spring ball. As the only five-star wide receiver recruit the Longhorns signed in the 2024 class, Wingo is expected to come in and immediately compete for a spot on the two-deep this spring.

Not only is Wingo expected to push for early reps on the two-deep in spring ball, but he also had a high standard to meet for a wideout that possesses his physical upside early in offseason workouts.

With just a few weeks remaining until the start of spring ball on the Forty Acres, it sounds like Wingo has impressed with how he's shown out in winter workouts. Orangebloods reported on Feb. 28 that Wingo is "impressing as you'd expect a prospect of his level to do" early in offseason workouts.

Wingo is reportedly "off to a very good start in offseason workouts" as we near the end of the winter strength and conditioning program in late February.

It sounds like Wingo is on track to being one of the new faces in this wide receiver room who push to be in that top group of four or five wideouts in spring camp.

He's got all the talent in the world to be the fourth or fifth wide receiver in line regarding the distribution of practice reps this spring. The fact that he's been a physical standout in winter workouts is a great start for him to make the necessary push to solidify a spot on the two-deep entering spring ball.

Texas's new receiver additions impressing early this offseason

Wingo is one of the many aforementioned new additions to the wide receiver who have stood out early this offseason. We've talked before on the site about how Golden has caught the coach's attention for his business-like mentality and how he's gotten down to work immediately in winter S&C.

Bond has also looked the part physically and is easily one of the fastest skill players on the team.

That's not to mention other true freshmen in the receiving corps, such as former four-star recruit Parker Livingstone, who have shown flashes of becoming consistent and formidable contributors with another couple of years of development at this level.

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