Category Archives: Premium Recruiting

2017 remaining needs

Chevin Calloway. (courtesy of Calloway)

How about a refresher as we head into the second-to-last official visit weekend? Eric Nahlin takes us position-by-position with two visit weekends left and the clock ticking down until National Signing Day.

What goes into an official visit?

Malik Jefferson. (courtesy of Jefferson family)

We get asked this question every year at this time, just as we’ll get asked ‘what goes into a junior day’ next month. Official visits are the compilation of fun, business, and atmosphere. It’s the ultimate, and most importantly, the last time a prospect gets to see your school before he decides.

Under Armour All-American Game Thread

Toneil Carter. (Justin Wells/IT)

Texas running back commit Toneil Carter and defensive end target K’Lavon Chaisson join several of the best high school football players in the country in today’s Under Armour All-American game. Come join the discussion with the IT staff.

A new look at the numbers for 2017

Josh Thompson. (Justin Wells/IT)

The Toneil Carter commitment couldn’t have come at better time or faster rate. His recruitment went 0 to 60 in the same time he does, giving Tom Herman’s staff a much needed jolt. This was a just reward for persistent work, and also a bit of good fortune.

Weekend Recruiting Quick Hitters

Sam Ehlinger (Justin Wells/IT)

Listening to Christmas music this morning in the Wells’ house, I’ve got a couple recruiting notes to drop this morning while sipping on this egg nog waiting for Army-Navy. Just added Sunday updates on new offer and surprise visitors.

Here are some notes for the big official visit weekend.

Running Thursday recruiting updates

Walker Little. (Will Gallagher/IT)

The Texas staff has been hitting the trail hard recently, and Thursday afternoon was no change. Coaches visited Houston and East Texas, offering several prospects across Houston and Dallas, including some committed to other schools. The IT Staff has more inside.