One of the attractive features of Texas’ offensive coordinator opening was the rostered players and committed prospects at the quarterback position. Sam Ehlinger is set to challenge school records during his senior season. Casey Thompson has two years of backup experience and three years left to play. Highly touted prospects Hudson Card and Ja’Quinden Jackson recently ended their accomplished high school careers.
January 2, 2019 was Ryan Day’s first official day as head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes. The first move he made as head coach was to elevate former Buckeye Brian Hartline to permanent wide receivers coach. The second move was to hire Mike Yurcich from Oklahoma State.
More feedback from Texas’ Elite Day including quotes from Matthew Wykoff, Jalen Milroe, and Derrick Harris Jr., background information on attendees and those who missed the event, and a look at Texas’ wide receiver recruiting efforts.
When was this game over? Was it when West Virginia led 45-20 at halftime following a Texas scoring drought of almost seven minutes? Or when the Mountaineers extended their lead to 35 before the second half under-12?
Texas hosted its second annual Elite Day on Saturday. Meeting and greeting the new coaches for the current commits and top targets was on the agenda. Let’s tackle some of the best from this weekend in the Scoop.
Texas’ first major recruiting event of the new year had two 2020 defensive linemen and a handful of top prospects from the 2021 and 2022 classes. Here are a few quick notes from speaking with the recruits after the event.