Head coach: Robert Nelson, second season
2012-13 record: 11-7 (9-7 Southwest, fourth)
Returning letter winners: 15
Top players: QB Shardell Purdy; RB Klarisah Harris; CB A.J. Jackson; C Kelsie Parker; CB Lanae Watkins; LB Ciara Cowlishaw; LB Maraya Pena; S Avi’Ana Shelton
Outlook: The Longhorns return 15 players from last season.
“This team has committed time and effort in the spring, summer and fall offseason to prepare for this season,” Nelson said. “We look forward to having all that hard work pay off.
“Our goal is to return to the postseason, and we feel we are capable of overcoming the obstacles that stand in our way of getting there. We are excited to see this sport grow this year.”