LonghornDigest.com Texas Top 50

LonghornDigest.com is counting down the top in-state players for 2013. And three Longhorn commitments lead off Nos. 6-10.

6) OL/DL Jake Raulerson, 6-4 255, Celina (Texas)

It's unclear where Raulerson's best fit might be, but he has a nice frame, decent athleticism and great pop. Has old-school strength and wins most of his one-on-one matchups on either side of the ball. He might be best at a defensive end now, but don't be shocked if he grows into an offensive guard.

7) DL/OL A'Shawn Robinson, 6-4 300, Arlington Heights (TEXAS)

From a potential standpoint, Robinson could be as high as the No. 1 player in the state. He's a potential NFL player on either side of the ball, though he probably fits best as a guard due to his strength, mobility and lack of ideal tackle length. He'll start off on defense for the Longhorns.

8) OT Kent Perkins, 6-6 285, Lake Highlands (TEXAS)

A likely right tackle prospect at the next level, the main knock on Perkins is his lack of polish in pass protection, and the fact that he doesn't quite move as well as previous tackles. But in the running game, he's a brute force with great punch, clearing defenders off the ball easily.

9) RB Keith Ford, 5-11 205, Cypress Ranch (Oklahoma)

The best running back in the state, Ford can run with speed or power, and does a great job of picking his holes. He's not quite at the Johnathan Gray / Trey Williams level of last year, but he's not really that far off. An outstanding out-of-state get for the Sooners.

10) DT Isaiah Golden, 6-2 295, Carthage (Texas A&M)

It's a testament to the depth of this year's line class that Golden ranks so low, as he is probably a better defensive line prospect than Michael Starts in last year's crop. Golden is a great, and surprisingly fluid, athlete for his size, and should be an excellent tackle for the Aggies.

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