The Texas Longhorns are predicted to remain strong contenders in the College Football Playoff conversation despite significant talent losses to the NFL Draft, as On3 Sports positions them at No. 4 in the nation and No. 2 in the SEC. Coach Steve Sarkisian's ability to replenish lost talent through the transfer portal, along with the return of key players like quarterback Quinn Ewers and an elite offensive line, contributes to the high optimism surrounding the program.

By the Numbers
  • Texas Longhorns ranked at No. 4 in the On3 Sports pre-spring Top 25
  • On3 Sports positions Texas Longhorns at No. 2 in the SEC
State of Play
  • Texas Longhorns are expected to contend in the College Football Playoff conversation
  • High optimism around the program due to talent replenishment through the transfer portal and the return of key players
Bottom Line

The Texas Longhorns are poised to maintain their competitive position despite talent losses, with the potential to make an impact in the SEC Championship game and the CFP.