1) WR Kd Cannon, Mount Pleasant
Texas has done an outstanding job of landing players at the wide receiver position. But the Longhorns are still in need of that dominant player at the 'X' to take over for Mike Davis. Kendall Sanders is in that mix, and he has the tools to succeed there. But losing out on Robbie Rhodes only makes the need to land Cannon that much bigger. Cannon has everything you'd want at that spot: nice height, excellent speed and elusiveness and the ability to make a play in one-on-one situations with his hands, body control and leaping ability.
2) OT Jovan Pruitt, Dallas Bishop Dunne
But the Longhorns' other big need is on the offensive line. It will be much harder to find a good tackle in this class than a great guard — Texas already has a guard in Demetrius Knox — and Pruitt represents a chance to nab a very good tackle. Pruitt still has a little filling out to do, but he has the requisite length and feet to play either tackle position.
3) Tight End 'X'
It would be better to list a specific target here, but the Longhorns haven't shown prolonged interest in any at this point. Expect that to change in the spring scouting period. The Longhorns only have four tight ends on roster for 2014, with two of them being seniors and another being a junior. Getting a young tight end in the pipeline is an important move.