Category Archives: Premium Recruiting

Recruiting Notebook – 4/16/15

Mark Jackson. (Jackson family)

We deliver the Recruiting Notebook – Spring Game Edition this week. We stay in-state for a head-hunting DB, and a couple of edge-rushing ends. Then we hit the slopes of Colorado for an under-the-radar tight end that favors the Austin life. The Texas Spring game may be Saturday but the Notebook drops today.

Recruiting Wrap-up: 1/21/15

Du'Vonta Lampkin. (Justin Wells/IT)

With only two weeks remaining until National Signing Day, there is constant movement on both sides of the spectrum. Texas commits are looking around, while other pledged prospects are interested in UT. It’s recruiting season and we’re out here hunting at Inside Texas. Here’s a weekly wrap-up. PLUS.. Update on UT’s in-home visit Gentry and two very big surprise visitors in Austin right now.

Panda Watch!! Malik Jefferson

Malik Jefferson at NFTC Dallas in May. (Justin Wells/IT)

First of all, I feel sorry for the young man, in a damn-it-must-suck-to-hear-your-phone-ring-around-the-clock type way. In the short time I was with him he talked to Texas Tech, ignored a call from Baylor, and texted with A&M about official visit details. That doesn’t count the scribes looking for insights.

Texas lands giant JUCO tackle

Charlie Strong at the Spring Game. (Will Gallagher/IT)

A 6-foot-7 quarterback. Two 6-foot-5 defensive ends. A class of offensive linemen, the smallest of which is 6-foot-3, 290 pounds. Upon Charlie Strong’s arrival he said he wanted to sign big players who can beat up smaller players. He’s holding true to form.

Recruiting Notebook – 10/27/14

Grayland Arnold. (courtesy of Kountze athletics)

This week’s Recruiting Notebook goes far east to Connecticut, stops by South Florida, then makes a return trip to DFW and East Texas. Inside Texas goes far and wide for the best of the nation’s top prospects and potential future Longhorns.

Inside Texas Inside Scoop – 9/5/14

DeShon Elliott at UTL camp. (Justin Wells/IT)

This week’s Scoop is packed. We’ve got Texas news from Team Shuttlesworth/Nahlin/America, weekend visitors for the BYU game, commits looking around, and a Ryan Newsome update. Plus, more offseason hoops coverage. All inside the Scoop.

Inside Texas Inside Scoop – 8/29/14

Malcom Brown. (Will Gallagher/IT)

One day before the 2014 season kicks off and we’ve got a full team report, plus the recruiting visitors list on Saturday, a closer look at John Harris, and Men’s Hoops hosting an OOS prospect. All in the Scoop. [A reminder: Inside Scoop information is NOT to be discussed, quoted, etc. in ANY other forum […]