If you’re interesting in assessing primary blame as to why Texas lost in Stillwater, look to the defense and some key mistakes on special teams. Refer to that sentence if you mistake any criticisms here for a defense of the Texas defense. Or look at the title of the post.
It’s the 24-hour rule after wins and losses here at Inside Texas as well as the Longhorns football team. No need to lament about Oklahoma State with Co-Big 12 leader West Virginia coming to Austin. Let’s catch up on the team news, and dive deep into recruiting from 2019’s class to 2020-2021. Some Monday Scoop.
Recruiting is heating up, the season is going well with a trip to Stillwater looming, but we’ll begin by catching up with the Monopoly Man.
In an effort to keep the 2019 story arc going I’ve been wanting to update this post for a while but I needed more time for the cycle to take shape. In recent weeks early season success at Texas, as well as the NSD1 countdown continuing along its inexorable path, have had a crystallizing effect on the staff’s intentions. Questions still loom of course, but we can at least venture educated guesses at most of them. The old post is in the normal font color, new is in red.
Given the instate wind shift in recruiting from last cycle to this, one could make a case the Texas staff will have an even more impressive cycle in 2019 than 2018 if it can finish the season strong, and by extension, the recruiting cycle.
Here are the current Big 12 standings:
Since Texas didn’t play this weekend I figured I’d offer up a sort of midseason report on the Texas run game as well as offer an official glossary and breakdown for the run schemes that we’ve seen this season.
Latest team news/notes including Sam Ehlinger update, 2020 running back recruiting, and #fUTure19 member David Gbenda.
This week’s Scoop comes off the bye week rested and refreshed. And two-parts.
Injury Report QB, RB, LB), team news, and our State of Recruiting talks about four star WR target Marcus Washington and where UT coaches are headed tonight. Plus, old targets hitting up the Texas coaching staff recently. Being 6-1 (first in Big 12) and No. 7 in the nation has that effect in the Humidor.
Plenty of news on the 40 Acres today including…