Author Archives: IT Staff

Texas UIL State Championship Preview

AT&T Stadium, (

This weekend marks the final weekend of the Texas high school football season. What began with camp in August will end under the state’s brightest lights, AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Justin Wells and Joe Cook plan to be there from Thursday through Saturday to see everything from Bremond to Lake Travis. In addition, Fox Sports Southwest will carry all 12 games so you can see it from your couch.

Foreman wins Doak Walker Award

D'Onta Foreman. (Will Gallagher/IT)

D’Onta Foreman was honored on Thursday night as the 2016 winner of the Doak Walker Award, given annually to best running back in college football. The award was presented by Calvin Hill (Yale) at the College Football Awards Show inside the College Football Hall of Fame.

Running Thursday recruiting updates

Walker Little. (Will Gallagher/IT)

The Texas staff has been hitting the trail hard recently, and Thursday afternoon was no change. Coaches visited Houston and East Texas, offering several prospects across Houston and Dallas, including some committed to other schools. The IT Staff has more inside.

Recruiting Notebook – 12/8/16 + Quotes from new offers

Bryson Smith. (courtesy of Mark Martin/ETSN)

This week’s Notebook starts north of DFW for a OL committed to Colorado, jumps to Central Texas for TE with hands and SMU on his mind, back over to East Texas for an electric athlete that can play anywhere, and finish in Brenham with a uniquely skilled LB pledged to UH. As usual, the Recruiting Notebook keeps you covered by Justin Wells and Ian Boyd.

The Inside Scoop – 12/5/16

Charleston Rambo. (Joe Cook/IT)

This week’s Scoop dives into Texas Recruiting – football and hoops. We talk about Herman’s philosophies, profile a number of recent offer and targets, add notes from the TX HS playoffs, and more. Big-time Scoop for a big-time Monday.

Weekend Recruiting News on the 40

Sam Ehlinger and Omar Manning at The Opening. (Justin Wells/IT)

Since Tom Herman and his crew hit the road recruiting right after the staff was named, the Inside Texas recruiting team has been at work as well.

Our Eric Nahlin, Justin Wells, and Joe Cook deliver the goods on a 4-star OL visiting ATX, one of the state’s top WR talking Herman, a set of twins with Texas ties, Texas Recruiting Prospect Board Vol II, and UPDATES on Graham and new Horns offer.