Spring on offense is pretty similar to defense. You want to find out who “the guys” are and then build around them while carving out the supporting roles in the fall. However, offense is a much more skill intensive unit, so the timelines on various players can be longer. The development of an identity on offense tends to start earlier than on defense, particularly for the 2019 Longhorn offense. Several important foundation pieces are already set such as the team’s QB. Plus, they aren’t replacing nearly as many important cogs as the defense.
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AUSTIN — At 10-3, Texas is out of the gate strong to start 2019. A big part of that is the man they send to the plate to start things for the Texas offense.
The nation’s top three rated 2019 class wasn’t quite finished yet.
Texas decided to offer Iowa Western CC offensive lineman Willie Tyler at the end of February. UT became the easy choice for Tyler among interest from Louisiana Tech, West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Miami, as he verbally pledged to the Longhorns today.
Texas grabs a premier grad transfer offensive lineman, another OL target went out west for a vist, a QB guru drops knowledge during the Elite 11 regional trials, tidbits on UT’s 2020 QB take, one of the best corners in Texas talks Texas, and the enigma; Ja’Quinden Jackson goes into detail about his recruitment. The Scoop knows.
I flew solo this week so it probably sounds like Ben Stein reading the surf report. You’ve been warned.
Texas hit the graduate transfer market for an offensive lineman in 2018 with Calvin Anderson, and did it again in 2019 with Parker Braun.
The two-time all-ACC first team offensive lineman committed to Texas today, the Brauns confirmed with Eric Nahlin.
AUSTIN — With Saturday’s win over No. 2 LSU, the No. 22 Texas Longhorns proved their game one win was no fluke.
In addition to repeating the final result with an 8-4 win, a lot of facets from Friday’s game reappeared in the second game of the weekend series.
AUSTIN — Sophomore starter Bryce Elder was instrumental helping LSU score its first run of the game in the top of the first. He allowed a single, recorded an error, and had two wild pitches to help LSU to an early 1-0 lead.