This week’s Notebook profiles some out-of-state Texas targets and breaks down how they fit and affect UT’s Class of 2018 with notes/evals from college coaches talking off the record. We start in Oklahoma, slide over to Da Boot, make a stop in Florida for a playmaker, then swing back through San Antonio for pass-catching gazelle. It’s Notebook time.
After the highly acclimated Pursuit of OOS volume I, we take a closer look at more of UT’s pursuit of prospects outside of the state’s borders. Plus a tidbit on Clemson grad-transfer, Scott Pagano.
If these two juniors were running for office, they’d get my vote.
One is a 6-foot-4 electric playmaker at the most important position on the field. The other is a 6-foot-5 freak with Kevin Durant’s wingspan and a 113.07 SPARQ rating at The Opening Regional in Houston two weeks ago. That’s a combination that unites both parties.
This week’s Notebook starts in DFW with a promising o-lineman, heads down to East Texas for a safety with bad intentions, and wraps up in Houston with perhaps the state’s top WR and safety. The Recruiting Notebook gets you caught up on Texas targets with burnt orange on their mind.
Texas will look to continue their recent strong play at home when the Iowa State Cyclones come to Austin just three days after knocking off the Jayhawks in Lawrence, KS. The Texas-ISU game preview.
Texas WR Jake Oliver is skipping his senior season to focus on his non-football future, per ESPN. Oliver was second on the team in catches in 2016 with 33. According to the report, Oliver will graduate in May.
As another Signing Day passes, camp season has arrived. Our guys, Eric and Joe, will be in Houston for The Opening Regional camp. So will around 200 prospects, mostly from Texas, but also Louisiana, California, and Oklahoma. Here’s a quick preview of who to take notice of while IT has you covered tomorrow.
WINTER PARK, FL — Because of a glitch in the Texas Football recruiting mailing list, Jordan Pouncey has been receiving mail from Austin for a year. Well, call it fate when he committed to Texas today.
The 6-foot-3, 190-pound wideout from the Sunshine State joins the Longhorns a month after de-committing from Notre Dame. He chose UT over Miami, Tennessee, and the Fighting Irish.
It’s Christmas for recruitniks at Inside Texas as we celebrate National Signing Day, the day high school football players sign their letter of intent to play college football for the next 4-5 years. It’s your one-stop shop for all things Texas Longhorns Football Recruiting.
This week’s Notebook starts in the capitol city of Austin for a raw OT, swings over to Cali via Cedar Park for a CB with turbo boosters, hit Florida for a WR they call Hollywood, and finishes with a junior safety from Manvel with serious upside. All in the Recruiting Notebook.