Let it snow (information).
Recruiting fans, and not just Texas fans, might want to buckle up, and I don’t simply mean a seat belt. Maybe affix a helmet and HANS device as well. The road ahead is going to have many twists and turns and the traffic will be of the ‘rubbin’ is racin” variety. There may even be a spike strip of a bad beat along the way but Texas is still in contention for a podium finish and champagne bath.
After the spring game Tom Herman voiced concerns over depth on the offensive line. I somewhat brushed those concerns off saying, “depth will only be debilitating if you have multiple injuries at the same time.” Then we found out Herman and Derek Warehime had a Murphy’s Law debt to finish paying from their previous year at Houston where anything that could go wrong on the offensive line did.
I’ll break it down real quick, at least regarding guys Texas has shown interest in at one point or another.
What questions are on your mind? Join Eric Nahlin and Justin Wells for a recruiting Q&A.
Like everything with the NCAA, finding clarity on “initial counters” (signees who count towards the 25 man class limit) is much more difficult than it should be. Finding the actual, new NCAA text is proving difficult.
You won’t find this surprising, but in my opinion it’s been time to offer the 6-foot-7, 280 pound (per his coach) Clear Lake product.
For the class of 2019 to be considered a success, the offensive and defensive line haul needs to approximate that of 2018 wide receivers and defensive backs in quality.
Join the Inside Texas staff as they answer team questions heading into Saturday’s game against Kansas.
As promised we’ll discuss team stuff we didn’t quite have lined up for the Scoop.
Then we’ll add a bit of color to the all-of-a-sudden tenuous linebacker recruiting.