Author Archives: IT Staff

The Inside Scoop – 3/19/18

Lil Jordan Humphrey at spring practice. (Joe Cook/IT)

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.

Fridays in the Humidor – 3/16/18

Jalen Catalon at The Opening Regionals. (Will Gallagher/IT)

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.

The Inside Scoop – 3/12/18

Kenyon Green (Joe Cook/IT)

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.

IT Magazine: Recruiting Review

DeMarvion Overshown

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.

BIG BOOM: Whittington chooses Texas

Jordan Whittington. (Joe Cook/IT)

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.

Recruiting Notebook – 3/7/18

David Gbenda. (courtesy of Nike)

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.

The Inside Scoop – 3/5/18

David Gbenda. (courtesy of Nike)

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.