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Do-it-all Ty Jordan checks all the boxes

Ty Jordan (Justin Wells/IT)

After Mookie Cooper de-committed a popular question was, “can Ty Jordan take his place?” My response was that the staff viewed the West Mesquite standout as a running back, while Cooper was more of a wide receiver. That’s probably still the case, but…

Day 1 of Texas Spring Football

Frank Denius Fields. (Joe Cook/IT)

The first day of spring drills was a little chilly and a little overcast, but Texas began its march toward the 2019 season in a helmets only practice.
I was the only one out there from IT, so I tried to get a grasp on the opening day depth chart (that will assuredly change as the spring goes on).

Inside the Gameplan: Top goals for the spring on offense

Sam Ehlinger (Will Gallagher/IT)

Spring on offense is pretty similar to defense. You want to find out who “the guys” are and then build around them while carving out the supporting roles in the fall. However, offense is a much more skill intensive unit, so the timelines on various players can be longer. The development of an identity on offense tends to start earlier than on defense, particularly for the 2019 Longhorn offense. Several important foundation pieces are already set such as the team’s QB. Plus, they aren’t replacing nearly as many important cogs as the defense.

The Inside Scoop – 3/4/19

Hudson Card (Justin Wells/IT)

Texas grabs a premier grad transfer offensive lineman, another OL target went out west for a vist, a QB guru drops knowledge during the Elite 11 regional trials, tidbits on UT’s 2020 QB take, one of the best corners in Texas talks Texas, and the enigma; Ja’Quinden Jackson goes into detail about his recruitment. The Scoop knows.