The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up.
Who is he?
Has there ever been a better fit for the Big 12 than a Cowboy named Justice? Justice Hill burst onto the scene as a freshman in 2016, rushing for 1,142 yards and six touchdowns for 10-3 Oklahoma State. He reached 100 yards six times, providing needed offensive balance that was a question mark heading into the season. This year, he’s one of the key pieces of an attack that many expect to be among the best in the nation.
Hill sliced through the Texas defense on the very first drive, rumbling 30 yards for the game’s opening score. He ended up with 135 yards on 25 carries — a career high at the time — in the Cowboys’ 49-31 rout.
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