2019 recruiting has seemingly hit a wall at 22 signees. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, though the lone hole in the class is the one position you don’t want one: offensive line. However, given the hyper-active transfer climate the staff currently finds itself in, addressing emergency needs is the easiest it’s ever been. Taking a small o-line class is a risk but with the way the 2020 and 2021 offensive line classes are looking, it might be one worth taking.
So you want to fire the coach, huh? Well, congratulations, you are now one of the Masses. I was too. Still am, sometimes.
We discuss the Sugar Bowl, what we know about UT going forward, Hurts to OU, the Big 12 landscape, and Ian’s five favorite signees on each side of the ball.
I did a midseason report after the Baylor game where I also offered a glossary of all the run game concepts I was charting on the tables.
Now that postseason play has concluded, here’s the end of year results.
Reports from Anwar Richardson say that Shane Buechele informed coaches Wednesday of his intentions to enter the NCAA Transfer Portal. Inside Texas can confirm Brett McMurphy’s Thursday morning report that he is in the NCAA Transfer Portal.
Texas’ final scoring drive of the season was capped by a fourth down rush by Sam Ehlinger. It was the sophomore quarterback’s 16th rushing touchdown of the season, with few requiring as tough an effort as Longhorns’ final score against Georgia.
By this time we know who Texas missed on and who it signed. The staff did an absolutely tremendous job of keeping its head above water as the SS Class of 2019 took on a little early water. Turns out there wasn’t a hole in the vessel, just some shoddy plumbing.
Any grading scale applied to football is going to have some degree of subjectivity. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder the saying goes, and Inside Texas’ @UTexasfootball has seen a lot of beauty (or ugly) on the gridiron in his esteemed career.
Notes and quotes from top targets at the Next Level Athlete camp, info on several Austin-area prospects, coaches searching for possible additions to next season’s team, and an update on a remaining 2019 target.
There was a return to the mean for both Texas and Texas Tech in the second half of Saturday’s game. After a first half where the Longhorns kept up with the No. 8 Red Raiders, Texas Tech played up to the level of a top ten team in the second half while Shaka Smart’s Longhorns were haunted by their typical miscues in a 68-62 loss.