Category Archives: Football Recruiting

Thoughts and Observations on DL Recruiting

Peter Mpagi. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Last October, Tom Herman stated, “We’re building a program, not a season, not a team, not a game.”

Recruiting is the lifeblood of a program, and each recruiting class an appendage of the program, but I bet he’d be fine amending the above quote with “and not a recruiting class.”

The Inside Scoop – 6/18/18

Demond Demas. (Justin Wells/IT)

As the summer heats up, so it Texas Football recruiting for 2019 and 2020. After last weekend’s Heat Wave, the Horns generated positive vibes with its pool party and put themselves in a great position with a number of its top targets. Latest on a hot and humid weekend and where the Horns stand with some of the nation’s top prospects in the Scoop.

Texas lands 3-star Mpagi

Peter Mpagi. (Will Gallagher/IT)

RICHMOND, TX — Texas made the defensive line a priority in this cycle. After offering Peter Mpagi on Thursday, the George Ranch defensive end wasted little time in verbally committing to the Longhorns.

Mpagi, at 6-foot-4, 225-pound weakside end chose UT over Washington, Cal-Berkeley, Nebraska, Arizona State, and Northwestern among his 20+ offers.

UT set to host two big official visitors

Lewis Cine. ( Justin Wells/IT)

Florida linebacker Rian Davis and Cedar Hill Trinity Christian (by-way-of Connecticut) safety Lewis Cine will take official visits to Austin this weekend for what promises to be a fun-filled time. The timing for each visit is perfect as Texas needs to make a lasting impression on each. These are early official visits for two players not announcing soon.

The Inside Scoop – 6/11/18

Trey Sanders, Tom Herman, and Jordan Whittington. (courtesy of Whittington)

After hosting the nation’s top running back, Texas is set to bring some of the top prospects in the 2019 and 2020 classes on campus this weekend. We talk to a handful bound for the 40 Acres plus insight on more recruiting targets in the Scoop.