CJ Baxter (was born June 28, 2005)[1] is an American football running back for the Texas Longhorns.CJ Baxter entered his true freshman year at Texas in 2023 as the starting running back becoming the first true freshman since Ricky Williams in 1995 to start the opener. He started the first two games of the season before missing the next two games due to a foot injury, which allowed Jonathon Brooks to take over as the starter.