The 9-4 Longhorns have a marquee match-up with a 11-2 Georgia team that many believed deserved a spot in the College Football Playoff after going toe-to-toe with Alabama in the SEC Title Game before succumbing 35-28 after a 14 point 4th quarter Crimson Tide rally.
Positional breakdowns heading into the Sugar Bowl and spring ball. Plus State of Recruiting tackles contingencies for the final 2019 class, plus details on the NCAA Transfer Portal in Fridays in the French Quarter.
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Building out an elite offense is often a pretty misunderstood exercise. On defense you don’t really get to pick where the ball is going save for by having truly transcendent defenders that the offense has to avoid or else by dedicating numbers and leverage to take something away. The offense can take a good deal more initiative in determining where the focal point of a given play will be.
On the eve of Christmas, we begin to settle in with family and friends on this wonderful holiday. Let’s wrap up the Texas HS State Championships – one for the ages – with notes and quotes from players headed to Austin or on the Texas Big Board for 2020 and 2021. Get some Scoop in your stocking.
The biggest team news of the bowl season has been players either leaving, or exploring their options via the transfer portal. Sugar Bowl practices pick back up after Christmas. Here’s the holiday news.
Imagine being recruited by the University of Texas to be the quarterback in the Longhorns’ 2018 class in the spring of 2017. The future of the position is unclear, and Texas head coach Tom Herman and his staff are telling prospects “you could compete, win, and be the answer.”
We owe you a team info packed Humidor which you’ll get. I’ll do the defensive version of the offensive one we wrote a couple of weeks. Last night had me missing my normal Thursday calls. Sorry, but when I get a chance to catch up with the immaculately dressed @DrewKelson I’m going to take advantage.
We can start this Q&A up with a couple of notes:
Last Saturday at NRG Stadium, North Shore and Shadow Creek advanced to the state finals in AT&T Stadium. There’s a slight difference between the two programs; North Shore is no stranger to state finals, while this is Shadow Creek’s first varsity season.
Everywhere around the country, defensive coordinators are having to make tough decisions about what to look for in personnel, particularly at linebacker. The results of those decisions look increasingly different than they did 5-10 years ago and the ongoing trend towards smaller, faster, and more coverage-savvy defenders is only going to intensify in the coming years now that the strongest programs in the country are embracing the spread passing attack.