Today is the first day for most Texas HS football practices. Recruiting will go on as normal for the UT staff behind the scenes but you might not see as much activity as all parties prepare for their respective upcoming seasons. Latest on Jahari Rogers, Chris Thompson, Ty Jordan, Alfred Collins, and Lufkin's Jerrin Thompson in the Scoop - Recruiting Edition.
ARLINGTON -- Even after a 10-win season, a Sugar Bowl win over Georgia, and a quarterback that proclaimed "We're back!" Texas coach Tom Herman remains laser-focused on the bigger picture; a national championship. The biggest jump in his third season on the Forty Acres is going from a coach-led team to a player-led program.
Vernon Broughton, will be announcing his decision today at some point (no time is set as far as I know). Broughton is a huge talent and a rarity in-state as a giant, versatile defensive lineman. He has the stuff you're born with and the aptitude to add the extras of strength and technique.
We'll start with the team, a team that takes much less projection to predict being good than any in recent years. Of course there are questions that will be better answered in August and beyond, but this group represents the best starting point for Texas football since...