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.
Latest team info following the Sugar Bowl, updates on remaining 2019 targets, 2020 and 2021 prospects to keep an eye on, and more in an early edition of the Humidor.
When Texas is looking to fill a position of need, the staff won’t confine its options to one of high school, JUCO, or grad transfer, rather it will typically weigh all available options and go from there. In some instances they may like their young options and want someone who can fill an immediate gap (or vice versa), but for the most part they’ll always go best player available from the three main tributaries to the program. Talent is talent and they don’t care if you’re a high school player, at Last Chance U, or are ready to move on from your current four-year school as long as you fit the culture and can improve the program.
It’s been three days since the Sugar Bowl and still the wildest thing isn’t the win, but the sight of Bevo charging towards UGA. That not only put a charge in the fan base, but also the team. When the clip ran before the game the locker room “absolutely exploded.” I won’t say it made a difference but others who were in that room would disagree. They sure came out hot.
The final game of Tom Herman’s second season as the Texas Longhorn head coach takes place in New Orleans against a tough Georgia Bulldogs team. The IT Staff looks at what Texas needs to do in order to have a shot at a New Years Six bowl victory.
These calendars go by pretty damn quick. Remember, tonight is amateur hour so be safe if you elect to go out. But also, be the surge.
It’s been a good year for Texas fandom. The 2018 season has served as a useful springboard into 2019. That’s all we could ask for as Tom Herman works towards building a perennial contender.
Positional breakdowns heading into the Sugar Bowl and spring ball. Plus State of Recruiting tackles contingencies for the final 2019 class, plus details on the NCAA Transfer Portal in Fridays in the French Quarter.
On the eve of Christmas, we begin to settle in with family and friends on this wonderful holiday. Let’s wrap up the Texas HS State Championships – one for the ages – with notes and quotes from players headed to Austin or on the Texas Big Board for 2020 and 2021. Get some Scoop in your stocking.
The biggest team news of the bowl season has been players either leaving, or exploring their options via the transfer portal. Sugar Bowl practices pick back up after Christmas. Here’s the holiday news.
We owe you a team info packed Humidor which you’ll get. I’ll do the defensive version of the offensive one we wrote a couple of weeks. Last night had me missing my normal Thursday calls. Sorry, but when I get a chance to catch up with the immaculately dressed @DrewKelson I’m going to take advantage.
We can start this Q&A up with a couple of notes: