Tom Herman is looking for new help.
We’re just five days away from National Signing Day and the Horns sit at 16 verbal commitments for the 2020 class. It’s almost impressive how the majority of this group looks locked in for next Wednesday morning. When we say most of this squad is committed to the university, it still rings true.
When Texas rushed to get in line to hire Graham Harrell it let the upstart USC offensive coordinator know just how much he was wanted and needed in Austin. He reciprocated interest by meeting with Tom Herman on Wednesday, December 4th, in Houston. The meeting went very well and a deal seemed imminent but then things went quiet — a little too quiet from the fan’s perspective.
Texas head coach Tom Herman’s staff has vacancies at both coordinator positions 19 days from an Alamo Bowl matchup with No. 12 Utah. Before addressing those openings or Texas’ next opponent, Herman’s main focus is on signing a third consecutive top ten class.
The most important hire Tom Herman will make this offseason will be the offensive coordinator as this team will go as far as Sam Ehlinger and the offense can take them. Whoever takes over on defense will inherit an exceptionally athletic yet positionally limited group that will need a lot of coaching.
For the second consecutive year, Duncanville QB Ja’Quinden Jackson is having a dominant season and will likely have the Panthers back in the state championship game in a few weeks.