Lots of UT target observations from the Opening Houston (Evans, Broughton, George) and notes/quotes from recent visitors (Ringo, Thompson, Crawford) on the 40 Acres fills you up with Texas Football recruiting inside the Scoop.
AUSTIN, Tx — On the heels of a 10-win season, culminating in a 28-21 Sugar Bowl victory over SEC power Georgia, the vibe throughout the first week of spring practice has been notably upbeat and very energetic. And perhaps no one embodies that positive strut like junior signal-caller Sam Ehlinger.
It was cold, with a hint of the sun coming through the clouds. It felt like football weather in November with pads popping and a chilly breeze swirling through. But a glorious morning nonetheless.
Justin joins as we discuss much of what you read in the practice report, recruiting visitors, and we grade @callkevin ’s recent class prediction.
The Big 12 is increasingly an “outside-in” conference. The ball gets out of the quarterback’s hands quickly and the focal point rapidly shifts from the trenches, where games are normally determined, out to 1-on-1 matchups between skill athletes isolated in space.
Let’s get to some real practice reports, huh?
Trajectory is a function of space and time. Position and momentum.
2022 is a long way off, but that doesn’t mean Longhorns staffers on both sides of IH-35 haven’t kicked the tires on a few freshmen.
After Mookie Cooper de-committed a popular question was, “can Ty Jordan take his place?” My response was that the staff viewed the West Mesquite standout as a running back, while Cooper was more of a wide receiver. That’s probably still the case, but…
Since the arrival of Tom Herman in Austin, there have been many changes around the Texas Football program. New, state-of-the-art facilities, renewed emphasis on Strength & Conditioning and hydration, and embodying a culture of accountability and winning. But one spot has seen significant change; quarterback. Meet Hudson Card.