Inside Texas Inside Scoop – 9/19/14

DeMarco Boyd. (courtesy of

Texas may be off this week but Inside Texas is not. Neither is the Texas coaching staff and we have where they’ll be this weekend. We also have the latest on the newest offers, team notes, the Boyd Brothers, and an up-and-down week in Men’s Hoops. All inside the Scoop.

Texas needs attack mindset

Defensive Line

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.”

Inside Texas Podcast – 9/18/14

Sherrod Harris

This week’s Inside Texas Podcast hosted by Justin Wells and Ian Boyd drops at 1:30pm (CT) LIVE today. Former Texas QB Sherrod Harris joins us to talk Texas football past, present, and future. Have a listen!!!

Can Heard come out and play?

Jerrod Heard. (Justin WellsIT)

Can Jerrod Heard come out and play? Charlie Strong’s confirmation Wednesday of David Ash’s career-ending injury raises pertinent questions about whether the freshman QB should see game-day action…just-in-case.

David Ash calls it quits

David Ash. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Texas QB David Ash has decided to retire, coach Charlie Strong announced this afternoon. It brings an end to an up-and-down career at UT. After suffering multiple head injuries, Ash felt the time was right, Strong said.

Recruiting Notebook – 9/18/14


We take a look at four new Texas targets squarely on the Longhorns radar. How they fit, how it affects Texas, and evaluations from coaches of prominent national programs. All inside the Recruiting Notebook.

Recruiting Reset: Defense


In order to live up to his reputation, Charlie Strong is going to have to plug holes quickly while also building for the long term. With a roster that’s front loaded with talent – talent that’s soon to graduate – that’s easier said than done.

Texas flips Jamile Johnson, offers more

Jamile Johnson

Texas offered a pair of South Oak Cliff players today, and garnered a pledge from one. Here’s some background on the hard-hitting defensive back from D/FW, edge-rusher from Cibolo Steele, and pass-catcher from SOC. Plus, a pair of JUCO lineman get the call.