James was a five-star recruit and the top offensive guard recruit in the country in 2013, according to 247's composite rankings. He redshirted his freshman year and played six games as a redshirt freshman in 2014.
247 reports that James "has put out feelers to multiple Power Five schools who've shown interest."
Texas finished 6-7 in 2014 in the first season under coach Charlie Strong, losing to Arkansas 31-7 in the Texas Bowl.
The Longhorns' 2015 season begins Sept. 5 at Notre Dame.
- Alex Putterman