Category Archives: Premium Recruiting

Overcoming negative pitches through individual and team success

Tom Herman (Will Gallagher/IT)

When it comes to recruiting, winning trumps all. Generally speaking, it’s more important than academic and networking appeal. It transcends ‘family atmosphere’. It precedes the importance of relationships and is more enduring. It is a panacea for what ails a program.

With surface level axioms out of the way, let’s dive a little deeper.

Catching up with Hudson Card and Peter Mpagi

Hudson Card (Joe Cook/IT)

Texas’ lone 2020 commit, Hudson Card, made the short trip to Austin yesterday to camp with his future school. In addition, a defensive lineman who has seen his stock soar in the last month worked out for the Longhorn coaches. Both talked about their camp experience.

Synthesizing differing, yet familiar recruiting approaches

Tom Herman (Will Gallagher/IT)

There’s a pretty funny Friends episode where the oafish Ross tries to relive his college musical glory days when he “found his sound.” A bit hesitant at first, he eventually breaks out his keyboard synthesizer to play for the rest of the gang. A cacaphony of animal noises and simple beats befalls them. The piece culminates in the stereotypical movie sound of an explosion.