Among the other
small parts critical to Carroll's continued success are Cantu, the team leader
in receiving yards with 1,283; senior running back Tre' Newton, the older son
of former Dallas Cowboys guard Nate Newton (Tre' verbally committed to Texas
after carrying 274 times for 2,010 yards and 20 touchdowns in his junior
season); wideout Chris Brainard, "a great route runner with terrific
hands," according to Wasson; and linebacker Derek Tomlin, who says he will
go with Riley to North Texas next year.
would like to lead North Texas "to bigger and better things," he says.
In the meantime his assignment is twofold: protect the tradition at Carroll and
give Texans something new to remember him by.