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A 6-foot-2, 205-pound righthander committed to Texas, Southard seemed like a safe bet to make it to campus after showing an athletic frame and a feel to pitch in the 88-91 mph range last summer. His draft stock ticked up this spring after Southard came out throwing harder, however, and he’s been up to 95 mph this spring. Southard has a strong, compact physical frame which makes it hard to project much more physically, but he has plenty of arm strength and feel to spin a curveball and slider.