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The Inside Scoop – 8/28/17

Keaontay Ingram. (Justin Wells/IT)

First and foremost, sending prayers to our people in Houston. I’m so excited for the start of Texas Football, but I’m utterly amazed from all the help from Texans taking care of Texans. God bless this state.

Let’s take a closer look at a Texas commit, OL target, ones to watch, charts of depth, and Shaka and his staff are hosting a big Labor Day recruiting weekend. It’s the Monday Scoop.

Timelines

Luke Ford (Justin Wells/IT)

Texas has racked up in the last 10 days commitments from the state’s best player and corner in Jalen Green, and two vertical threat receivers in Al’vonte Woodardand Brennan Eagles. We’re seeing recruiting done at an extremely high level. It’s not all just social media show business; the staff puts in the hours and effort.

A perusal of Big 12 recruiting

Texas at Oklahoma State. (Justin Wells/IT)

If you’re unaware of how Texas has positioned itself for the class of 2018, this is your first day at IT. Welcome!

But what’s going on in the rest of the conference? From following general recruiting my suspicion has been the rest of the conference is recruiting better top to bottom than in years past, but after writing this it seems status quo overall. Some schools are up, some down, but overall it seems to even out versus previous cycles.

Some Opening Randomness

Tommy Bush (Eric Nahlin/IT)

Saturday’s competition included my favorite feature of this event – the 1 on 1s – and they were chippy to say the least. I thought for sure an unlikely player was about to throw down but luckily that didn’t happen.