Texas is off for finals this week a few days after its game with Texas Southern was called due to rain in the bottom of the fourth. Meanwhile, other series around the country have major implications on the Longhorns’ quest for a top eight seed.
A brief look at the team before diving in to the latest recruiting happenings at Galena Park North Shore, analyzing the options for an additional running back in the 2022 class, and identifying which big man Chris Beard wants to add to the roster in the Humidor.
The tight end position well be intriguing to follow during the upcoming months. Rarely do more than two tight ends see the field at the same time, and by the time August camp rolls around, six players of varying experience will occupy Jeff Banks’ meeting room.
The transfer portal has become an essential ingredient to annual contention at the higher levels of college football. Tom Herman dabbled in the portal with some success, most notably when he found a left tackle for Texas before the 2018 season, but Steve Sarkisian has been far more aggressive.
The roster table is one of my favorite features of Inside Texas. It’s a good look at what the team may need in future recruiting classes, how big future recruiting classes may be, and where some players are in their stages of development.
Let’s see what Kyle Flood is working with. After reading this, it will make more clear how Texas needs more dancing bears and less swing players.
The Texas staff continues to be extremely careful in finding the right fits for the remaining couple of spots to fill out the 2021-22 roster. The reason being is more players continue to jump in the portal, and the staff doesn’t want to make a quick decision and end up missing a better player or fit down the line.