It’s almost that time. We’re less than 24 hours from spring football and Texas is still riding high after the Texas Bowl win over Missouri in Houston. We cover what to expect, plus a ton of recruiting as the weather heats up. Notes/quotes from some of UT’s top targets in today’s Scoop.
The team is on spring break before beginning practice on Tuesday so we’ll focus on recruiting.
We’ve been asked about the UT Big Board. This obviously isn’t official but it very closely aligns with where the staff’s collective head is at. If a player isn’t mentioned it doesn’t mean the staff doesn’t want him and we very well could be missing on a priority player or two, but this is very a close depiction under ideal circumstances.
During a big weekend on the 40 Acres, Texas hosted one of the biggest in the state. We’re talking top OL targets for 2019, one out-of-state corner with UT on his mind, and a few prospects that would look great in burnt orange. The Scoop tells all.
This edition of Inside Texas Magazine includes the IT Top 100, a quick look at recruiting around the Big 12, a breakdown of the 2018 Texas class, a recap of the first Junior Day, and why Tom Herman and Tim Beck deserve credit for the QB room overhaul.
CUERO, Tx — Several power programs identified Jordan Whittington early in his recruitment, including UCLA, Florida, and Ohio State. Texas eventually jumped into the mix. Today, Whittington decided he wanted to be a Longhorn.
Though able to play multiple positions, Whittington has made it clear he wants to play receiver at the next level. The 6-foot-1, 200 pounder from Cuero had a top group of Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Florida, UCLA, and Ohio State.
Ahead of spring break, a more laid back Tom Herman took it a bit easier on the team this week but he and his staff are not taking it easy on the recruiting trail.
This edition of the Notebook starts in North Houston with a top OT target, swings over to Katy for a fast-rising linebacker, then we jump on 45 to Temple for an athletic tight end, and finish in Georgia with one of the nation’s top corners. It’s the Recruiting Notebook.
We haven’t had a recruiting Q&A in a few weeks so why don’t we get some questions answered to the best of our ability.
As we approach Spring, Texas is hosting a number of targets each weekend, including some of the state’s best on Saturday and Sunday. We talk to them, add notes on other primary prospects, and where the Horns stand with the state and nation’s elite. It’s March. Let’s Scoop.
Off-season continues as the strength and conditioning staff readies the players for spring ball. The players are working hard and the proof is in the pictures circulating the internet. Also, UT is hosting a few key targets in 2019, 2020 recruiting classes and quotes from the newest Longhorn, T’Vondre Sweat.