Author Archives: IT Staff

News and Notes from The Opening – Houston

Brennan Eagles. (courtesy of Nike)

Some thoughts and observations. We’ll go into the insider-y stuff tomorrow.

The weather wasn’t inviting at 50 degrees and a slight breeze that made it cooler. I knew speed and agility times would be down, which is why my jaw hit the floor when Brennan Eagles told me his numbers. More from the Houston Regional.

Fridays in the Humidor – 2/3/17

Mike Perrin and Greg Fenves introduce Tom Herman (Will Gallagher/IT)

Like all new coaches, Herman wanted to come in and let everyone know who was in charge. If you think he cares that he seemed abrasive he doesn’t. It’s all part of the process, and it’s no different than any other coach. Recall Strong telling the team, “you just got a good staff fired.”

This and more inside the Humidor.

Cosmi commits to Texas

Samuel Cosmi (courtesy of Cosmi)

Finding an offensive tackle with upside and potential is exactly what Tom Herman and Texas wanted in this transition class. So they got Sam Cosmi. The Humble Atascocita 3-star committed to the Longhorns today, one day after his official visit weekend in Austin.

The Inside Scoop – 1/30/17

Stephan Zabie (Will Gallagher/IT)

We’re less than two days from National Signing Day 2017. And like most, we’re ready to wrap this class up and move on to 2018. So what’s left in a class currently holding steady at 15 members? Four, by our calculations. We talk predictions for the C/O 2017, 1-on-1 with 5-star BJ Foster, breaking down 2018 in-state DBs, and finish with your basketball fix. It’s the Inside Scoop, of course.

Fridays in the Humidor – 1/27/17

K'Lavon Chaisson during UT's in-home visit. (courtesy of Chaisson)

This week’s Humidor dives into team info as the players are working out with new S&C coach Yancy McKnight and staffers. We talk a little defensive personnel, and drop the latest on recruiting visits and visitors. We’re hitting the final stretch of the Class of 2017 and we’ll talk about UT’s finish. Plus, a nugget on IMG inside the Humidor.