Coming off a fairly solid recruiting weekend for the Longhorns, Tom Herman and his staff made a few moves, hosted a handful of targets, extended a handful of offers, and continue to build on the Class of 2018, while looking ahead to 2019. The Scoop gets you caught up.
Along with 2018 jumbo athlete Vernon Jackson being on his official visit, Texas has also hosted younger unofficial visitors.
The other part of Texas’ and the NCAA’s economic engine, men’s basketball, is currently 11-5 in the Big 12, likely the most competitive conference in the country this season.
The team is getting ready to report back soon for off-season. Early enrollees have made it campus. Signing day looms. These are all the signs of a new year.
On December 9 2017, TCU’s Chris Del Conte was named the vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics at the University of Texas. Since his hiring, he’s appeared on Longhorn Network, met with donors, and even reached out to various fans who normally wouldn’t have access to him on social media.
There was certainly some consternation over how well Texas would defend Missouri’s offense in the bowl game and then in turn what that might say about their prospects for 2018. Holton Hill, Malik Jefferson, and DeShon Elliott were all going to be missing after all and the Tigers had been throwing all over the hapless SEC East down the stretch of the season.
More on the 2018 class. More on 2019 new offers. Following Monday’s Scoop will be difficult, but here goes.
Scipio Tex goes over final push before NSD2 for the Longhorns’ 2018 class, analyzes the CFP championship game between Alabama and Georgia, and offers some notes on the NFL Divisional Playoff round.
More behind the scenes on the potential 10th assistant, two big-time 2019 prospects, an OL grad transfer, and one 2018 QB still talking Texas in the Scoop.
10th assistant breakdown, attrition notes, and detailing top #revolUTion18 and #fUTure19 members and targets from Under Armour in Orlando.