The Inside Scoop – 2/20/17

B.J. Foster (Justin Wells/IT)

In what is shaping up to be an epic Junior Day roster, Tom Herman’s first event is already gathering steam on a national level with an inordinate amount of out-of-state players joining some of the best prospects the state of Texas has to offer. All in the Inside Scoop.

David Pierce era begins in losing fashion as Horns fall to Rice, 3-2

UFCU Disch-Falk Field (Joe Cook/IT)

Even with all the excitement about the new energy coming into the program under head coach David Pierce, at bats still need to produce hits and move runners and pitchers need to escape jams. It does not help when the opponent is able to move runners when umpires miss calls in important situations. Texas struggled to put themselves in position to score tonight and No. 23 Rice was the beneficiary of an improperly called bunt off the batter’s foot as the Owls took down Texas in the season opener, 3-2.

Fridays in the Humidor – 2/17/17

Mike Perrin. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of the Humidor, we get the details on the timeline and the targets for Texas’ next athletic director. We also provide an updated list for next weekend’s junior day, talk spring practice schedule, and talk about the way Herman and his staff groups his players.