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Bush-Rogers 2018

Justin Rodgers (Justin Wells/IT)

If these two juniors were running for office, they’d get my vote.

One is a 6-foot-4 electric playmaker at the most important position on the field. The other is a 6-foot-5 freak with Kevin Durant’s wingspan and a 113.07 SPARQ rating at The Opening Regional in Houston two weeks ago. That’s a combination that unites both parties.

The Inside Scoop – 2/13/17

DeMarvion Overshown. (Justin Wells/IT)

This week’s Scoop talks coaching clinic news as the UT staff hung out in Aggieland (cringes), and updated Junior Day list, 1-on-1 with the next big thing out of East Texas, recruiting notes, and basketball talk for your Monday.

Recruiting Notebook – 2/9/17

Brennan Eagles. (courtesy of Nike)

This week’s Notebook starts in DFW with a promising o-lineman, heads down to East Texas for a safety with bad intentions, and wraps up in Houston with perhaps the state’s top WR and safety. The Recruiting Notebook gets you caught up on Texas targets with burnt orange on their mind.

UT’s Pursuit of Out of State Talent – Vol 1

Jaelen Gill. (courtesy of ElevenWarriors.com)

We’ve started looking deeper into recruiting philosophies of the Thomas Herman.

At times, when the state isn’t birthing certain quality at specific positions – like LB, RB in 2018 – you have to open the borders and find the fits. We’ve gathered a handful of notes and quotes from the OOS offers Herman and his staff have extended. We’ll break down a mixture over the next few months.

The Opening Regional – Houston preview

BJ Foster. (courtesy of TexAgs)

As another Signing Day passes, camp season has arrived. Our guys, Eric and Joe, will be in Houston for The Opening Regional camp. So will around 200 prospects, mostly from Texas, but also Louisiana, California, and Oklahoma. Here’s a quick preview of who to take notice of while IT has you covered tomorrow.

Fridays in the Humidor – 2/3/17

Mike Perrin and Greg Fenves introduce Tom Herman (Will Gallagher/IT)

Like all new coaches, Herman wanted to come in and let everyone know who was in charge. If you think he cares that he seemed abrasive he doesn’t. It’s all part of the process, and it’s no different than any other coach. Recall Strong telling the team, “you just got a good staff fired.”

This and more inside the Humidor.

Fridays in the Humidor – 1/27/17

K'Lavon Chaisson during UT's in-home visit. (courtesy of Chaisson)

This week’s Humidor dives into team info as the players are working out with new S&C coach Yancy McKnight and staffers. We talk a little defensive personnel, and drop the latest on recruiting visits and visitors. We’re hitting the final stretch of the Class of 2017 and we’ll talk about UT’s finish. Plus, a nugget on IMG inside the Humidor.