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Shane Buechele. (Will Gallagher/IT)

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Texas signee arrested

Reese Leitao. (courtesy of NewsOK)

Texas football signee Reese Leitao of Jenks, Oklahoma was arrested at Jenks High School on Tuesday on charges of possession and delivery of a controlled or dangerous substance with intent to sell within a thousand feet of a school.

Junior Day – Sunday Edition tidbits

Max Wright (Joe Cook/IT)

Around 25 more prospects showed up today to wrap up a big Junior Day weekend on the 40 Acres.

And while it only netted one commit, albeit the nation’s top rated athlete, it made a favorable impression on some of the state’s most coveted players.

Junior day breakdown

Casey Thompson. (courtesy of NewsOK)

The most anticipated recruiting event in Austin in years is finally here and the list of invitees certainly lives up to the hype. Not only is Saturday loaded, but Jaylen Waddle is headed to Austin as we speak, Casey Thompson will be in later today/tonight, and Sunday is a good day of visits in its own right. We’ll take a look at each confirmed name and offer our thoughts. These thoughts are equal parts inside info and intuitiveness.

Fridays in the Humidor – 2/24/17

Shaka Smart. (Will Gallagher/IT)

You don’t go through a 10-18 season like the Longhorns Basketball program is currently mired in without showing some bruises along the way.

Shaka Smart, brought to Texas because of his ability to relate to the young men under his tutelage, was considered a slam dunk hire when he came to Austin. And a slam dunk hire he still may be.