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Fridays in the Humidor – 1/13/17

Stan Drayton. (

A bit of an exciting weekend looms with numerous visitors making their way to Austin as the cycle mercifully winds down. We don’t like to bother recruits while on their visit for obvious reasons but we’ll pass along anything of note we hear. Of course we’ll have a big recap when it’s all said and done.

But first, we’ll start with some light team notes and UT’s RB big board for 2018.

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Kris Boyd. (Will Gallagher/IT)

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The Inside Scoop – 1/2/17

Omar Manning at his Army All American jersey reception. (Justin Wells/IT)

We open the new year with coverage of the Army All-American Bowl from San Antonio. We add quotes from an interesting out-of-state prospect, and finish with the good and bad of Texas Basketball. It’s the first Scoop of 2017.

Under Armour All-American Game Thread

Toneil Carter. (Justin Wells/IT)

Texas running back commit Toneil Carter and defensive end target K’Lavon Chaisson join several of the best high school football players in the country in today’s Under Armour All-American game. Come join the discussion with the IT staff.

Fridays in the Humidor – 12/30/16

K'Lavon Chaisson. (courtesy of TexAgs)

The last Humidor for 2016 has kind of a Scoop feel to it. Recruiting and UT’s staff completion continues to dominate what’s important news out of Austin. Here’s the latest on both, with key notes/quotes from some of the big dogs of 2017 and one in 2018.

Texas adds another in 2017

Reese Leitao. (courtesy of NewsOK)

For UT’s Class of 2017, tight end No. 2 is in the bag.

Tom Herman and the Longhorns add Jenks (Oklahoma) 3-star and former Nebraska commit Reese Leitao tonight. The 6-foot-4, 235-pound TE/DE visited UT weeks ago and left impressed by the staff and Austin.

Recruiting Notebook – 12/29/16

Marqez Bimage. (courtesy of Bimage)

We start in East Texas with an offensive lineman with a mean streak, head down to Brenham for an LB was tenacity, and visit two corners from 2017 and 2018 that have all the attributes to play on Sundays. The Recruiting Notebook is always there.