Raulerson Talks Early Enrollment

Raulerson Talks Early Enrollment

Jake Raulerson has long been considered the bell cow of the Texas class. This week, he signed his scholarship agreement with the Longhorns, with the intention of enrolling in January.

"It feels good," Raulerson said. "I'm excited to be headed down there. Signing the agreement, I know for sure that I have a scholarship there. I knew I did before … but signing that was great."

The multi-talented Raulerson will start his career at defensive end, a position that the Texas staff asked him to play on his official visit. Raulerson played on both lines for Celina, and said he's comfortable filling whatever role the staff wants him to fill.

"I feel great there [at defensive end]," Raulerson said. "Wherever they want to put me at, I'll play there."

Raulerson left that option open to the coaches when he came to two separate summer camps, one to work on offense and one to work on the defensive side of the ball. And while his frame could certainly hold more weight — Raulerson idolizes powerful 3-4 end J.J. Watt — his current 250-pound

Now, the Texas bell cow for the 2013 class said he's ready to take his game to Austin on a more permanent basis.

"I just want to get started, gain weight, get familiar with everything and get a head start on everything," Raulerson said. "I'm ready to get started."

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