We begin our journey in west Texas for a gunslinger quarterback, then head to the metroplex for another signal-caller with NFL ties. Next, we head out west to Arizona for a four-star offensive lineman, and finish in Cali with a multi-talented defensive back. We're racking up miles in this week's Recruiting Notebook.
At first sight, it's hard to believe the 6-foot-5 prospect from Kansas is a safety. After you learn he's a sophomore and watch him compete, you realize you've stumbled upon big-time potential. My first thought was UT's DeMarvion Overshown. There are similarities in each's size, speed, and demeanor.
The new coaches and players are in that fun, get-to-know-you stage of a relationship. Unlike when Herman initially arrived with the University of Houston staff, these coaches aren't coming on nearly as strong. That could be the newness, that could be related to where we are in the football calendar, or that could be a sign that Herman doesn't want his coaches micro-managing as much.
AUSTIN -- For the Texas offense, last year was a tale of two seasons. In the first seven games of 2019, they tallied 40.4 points per game. That dropped to 28.6 over the final six contests, and that's counting the 49 they put on Texas Tech. Enter Mike Yurcich.