While Texas RB D’Onta Foreman was celebrating going to the Houston Texans in the 3rd round, the other Longhorn prospects were in wait-and-see mode. As soon as the 2017 NFL Draft ended, five UT football players received phone calls. Four signed undrafted free agent deals, while one will attend two mini-camp tryouts.
The Texas City native is going back to Southeast Texas.
Texas RB D’Onta Foreman was selected 89th overall in the third round by the Houston Texans. The junior rushed for 2028 yards and 15 touchdowns before declaring for the draft after his junior year.
Justin and Ian breakdown the Orange-White scrimmage, things we liked, things we didn’t, and all to the Bar-Kay’s.
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This week’s Notebook starts in God’s country – East Texas – with a dual-threat QB flying under the radar of sorts, a linebacker from Florida with good genes, a slot receiver with good wiggle, and a young TE that’s on everyone’s radar. We got you covered in the Recruiting Notebook.
The headliner at this year’s Texas Coaches Clinic couldn’t have been any bigger. With his track record for success, not only on the field, but in his evaluations and staff hires, Patriots’ coach Bill Belichick was as advertised. I spoke to a handful in attendance last night and the response was as expected; enamored and pretty surreal. I’ll also add some practice notes from former players and the differences in Herman’s way and Mack’s/Charlie’s way, and scrimmage tidbits from this afternoon.
AUSTIN — He knew where he wanted to go and didn’t want to waste anytime.
FW Eastern Hills LB Byron Hobbs committed to Texas tonight. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound 4-star held offers from Texas A&M, OU, LSU, and TCU among others.
So a tight end from New York, running back from Cali, and kicker from ETX walk into a bar…. That’s the randomness of the recruiting updates for your Hump Day.
Ian and myself discuss the early weeks of Spring football, injuries, and what to expect in the Spring game. We also try to talk about a 4th Predator but run out of time.
UT’s pursuit of its signal-caller for 2018 is close to entering the Spring evaluation period. Three QBs will be in Austin this week so let’s look at each.
Here at Cedar Hill for the Under Armour Camp and there’s a handful of Texas targets on hand.