AUSTIN, Tx — Following two uninspiring performances to open the season, Texas decided to turn it on. And did they ever.
UT dominated in all three phases of the game as the Longhorns knocked off No. 22 Southern California, 37-14 in front of a record 103, 507 fans on an electrically charged Saturday night at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium.
The Horns play host to west coast rival USC on Saturday. With revenge on its mind from last season’s close loss and the list of impressive recruiting prospects to attend, this is shaping up to be a huge weekend. Here’s everything you need to know.
Shaka Smart and company got a commit from ‘19 Ft Bend Elkins guard Donovan Williams today
This week’s Notebook starts in Cali with a JUCO defender, a complete safety from D/FW, then over to Georgia for speedster at tailback, then finish up in Oklahoma with a slot receiver who is Austin bound. Just another Recruiting Notebook.
The discussion around the 2018 Maryland Terps and Texas’ opening game against them has largely been dominated by the offseason tragedy and scandal that overtook HC D.J. Durkin and placed Matt Canada at the helm for fall camp and week one. There’s actually a lot of interesting football dynamics to this team beyond the big and important questions raised after their scandal about the game’s martial culture, player safety, and player empowerment.
AUSTIN — Some soundbites from the players and coaches heading into the 2018 season, from Tom Herman, Kris Boyd, Charles Omenihu, Malcolm Roach, Yancy McKnight, and Sam Ehlinger.
Some Wednesday morning recruiting notes.on Jalen Catalon, Marquess Caldwell, Kelvontay Dixon, and Mani Tufono
FRISCO, TX — During last year’s Big 12 Media Days, Texas head coach Tom Herman spoke about changing the culture and establishing a foundation for not only winning, but building championship teams before his first season on the 40 Acres. His savvy, smart demeanor exuded confidence that he was the right man to right the ship known as Texas Football.
Two of UT’s top targets talk Texas – Bru McCoy and Javonne Shepherd – and standouts after another day in Frisco. More notes from the Opening.
When they named this event the Heat Wave, they weren’t lying. Hot and humid was the forecast, but the dudes on campus today made the 40 Acres cool.