Category Archives: Premium Recruiting

Assessing Remaining 2019 Class Needs: Defense

Peter Mpagi. (Will Gallagher/IT)

When I write that Texas finally has talented seniors again, I primarily mean that on the defensive side of the ball where 8 are set to start versus Maryland. With those players set to exit after this campaign, on-field development within the season, as well as adding players capable of helping in 2019 is on Todd Orlando’s to-do list in preparation for next year.

Fridays in the Humidor – 8/3/18

Daniel Young. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Hello campers, rise and shine, and don’t forget your booties out there because it’s hoooot out there today.

It’s hot out there every day. What is this, Miami Beach?

Nope, it’s Austin, Texas and the first day of August practice. While you wonder where @Groundhog Day is we’ll set the table: Texas is coming off a season that both disappointed and gave hope for the future.

The 2020 and 2021 Cycles are Stacked on the OL

Bryce Foster (Joe Cook/IT)

The most important position to the long-term health of your program is the offensive line, so when your primary recruiting grounds are loaded at the position it’s time to feast.

The state of Texas has had its ebbs and flows along the o-line with a mix of below average, average, and above average classes in the recent half-dozen years.