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.
With the de-commitment of Juco tight end Dominick Wood-Anderson, the staff is back to 18 pledges. I won’t lose any sleep over Wood-Anderson, even when he likely ends up at OU, but tight end has been a question mark on the field and in the class. Hold that thought.
Conroe Oak Ridge defender Joseph Ossai may have one of the best mental evaluations I’ve seen in some time. We know he prides himself on academics and wants to be an engineer but that’s only part of it, he is also a tireless worker and natural leader who takes football very seriously.