CHANDLER, Az — When building the Class of 2019, Tom Herman needed a premier tight end to go with the #fUTure19. So he went to Arizona and found a stud. Chandler’s 3-star tight end Brayden Liebrock committed to Texas today. The 6-foot-5, 220-pound pass-catcher holds over 20 offers including Alabama, Ohio State, USC, LSU, and Oregon.
From LA to LA and some points in between, more Scoop on a Tuesday.
The April/May edition of the Inside Texas Magazine is here. We’re talking spring football, Augie Garrido, Lil Jordan Humphrey, and recruiting in this issue. and Special thanks to Will Gallagher for putting another fantastic copy of the magazine together.
Recapping the big official weekend, defensive line recruiting, and info on guys ready to get back in Burnt Orange in the Scoop.
LUBBOCK – Texas’ most reliable options in 2018 have been the trio of Parker Joe Robinson, Kody Clemens, and Zach Zubia.
In order to clinch a Big 12 series victory over Texas Tech, UT head coach David Pierce had to rely on those three in what was the most important game of the Longhorns’ season. The trio delivered to help Texas to a 7-5 victory over the No. 8 Red Raiders at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
AUSTIN — Texas filled a big hole with the addition of Rice grad transfer Calvin Anderson in March. Today, they got a running back to run behind him. Cal graduate transfer running back Tre Watson has committed to Texas.
Despite the Longhorns’ resiliency and the quality of bats up and down the lineup in 2018, neither could overcome a season-high ten walks issued to Texas Tech hitters. The Red Raiders recovered from Friday’s down-by-their-standards offensive performance to score in seven of eight at bats and explode offensively to tie the series with a 16-5 win.
One of the best defensive linemen in the country and the top DL target for Tom Herman and Oscar Giles made a visit to Texas today. 2019 Converse Judson DL DeMarvin Leal made it to Austin as part of the May 4-6 visit weekend.
LUBBOCK — Texas Tech came into the weekend series as a team known for its bats. It was ranked highly in the country in slugging, average, and runs per game. On Friday, Texas beat the Red Raiders at their own game.
Details into the inner-workings of Chris Del Conte, and a big official visit weekend is planned on the 40 Acres. Plus, hoops coaching news, and an injury to watch in the Humidor.