A packed spring game visitor list and Hoops notes on an 2019 Austin-area big man and visiting grad-transfer combo guard in Part II of the Humidor.
A big weekend lies ahead for the staff. First and foremost is the exhibition scrimmage on Saturday night. It’s not even a real scrimmage as the team is broken up differently than it normally is. Along with the scrimmage, Texas will host a very strong list of visitors. We’ll tackle that aspect of the weekend in Part II.
Chris Del Conte making moves. Practice notes that you need. Weekend recruiting visitors. And another grad transfer looking at Austin. Enjoy the holiday weekend. Enjoy the weather. Enjoy family. Enjoy the Humidor.
Spring practice has begun, technically.
The first day in pads will be tomorrow. The NCAA mandates it be ‘thud tempo’ but that often turns into thug (in an endearing way) tempo with the real hitters.
The team is on spring break before beginning practice on Tuesday so we’ll focus on recruiting.
We’ve been asked about the UT Big Board. This obviously isn’t official but it very closely aligns with where the staff’s collective head is at. If a player isn’t mentioned it doesn’t mean the staff doesn’t want him and we very well could be missing on a priority player or two, but this is very a close depiction under ideal circumstances.
Ahead of spring break, a more laid back Tom Herman took it a bit easier on the team this week but he and his staff are not taking it easy on the recruiting trail.
Off-season continues as the strength and conditioning staff readies the players for spring ball. The players are working hard and the proof is in the pictures circulating the internet. Also, UT is hosting a few key targets in 2019, 2020 recruiting classes and quotes from the newest Longhorn, T’Vondre Sweat.
Looking at NFL draft potentials, Chris Del Conte doing work, peach baskets and fall out, usual football recruiting, and the current pulse of the team in this week’s Humidor.
In years past Texas has had either one or two junior days, and then a spring game that serves as a hosting event. Under Tom Herman we’re learning he likes to make a weekend of his junior day; effectively two junior days in consecutive days.
Junior Day weekend is one of my favorite of the year and with Texas bringing in a massive group this should be a good kind of chaos. We’ll have you covered both Saturday and Sunday, as well as in Part II, but for now we’ll hit some high points on the program