The dreaded transition class has now finally come together for Tom Herman and includes several players that were obviously chosen for their fit and the staff’s comfort level with making the most of their talent. As Herman himself noted, their first class at Ohio State was ranked 5th nationally but only produced three contributors because of lack of fit.
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.
Signing Day is always full of surprises.
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M defensive tackle Jamari Chisholm chose the Longhorns after previously being committed to UCF.
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.
It’s all just one person’s opinion — and regardless of what anyone tells you — there are no experts in this line of work; just people with strong opinions to varying degrees of value.
But since you don’t follow University of Houston football, you may have missed some of the highlights.
I’m not the biggest fan of ranking players, especially when it’s non-specific to position. Ranking a guard, next to a corner, next to a linebacker is silly, but they’re fun to discuss and also serve the function of getting an idea of what each player brings to the table. You can also get a macro perspective of which schools have recruited well and which ones haven’t.
Finding an offensive tackle with upside and potential is exactly what Tom Herman and Texas wanted in this transition class. So they got Sam Cosmi. The Humble Atascocita 3-star committed to the Longhorns today, one day after his official visit weekend in Austin.
We’re less than two days from National Signing Day 2017. And like most, we’re ready to wrap this class up and move on to 2018. So what’s left in a class currently holding steady at 15 members? Four, by our calculations. We talk predictions for the C/O 2017, 1-on-1 with 5-star BJ Foster, breaking down 2018 in-state DBs, and finish with your basketball fix. It’s the Inside Scoop, of course.
With Herman struggling to land headliners in the 2017 class, recruitniks have held a rather scrutinous eye when it comes to the recruitment of North Shore defensive end, K’Lavon Chaisson.