Luke Yaklich’s appointment as the associate head coach for the basketball program has led many to a quick dive into the defensive footprint of Michigan while Yaklich was there. If you’re unaware, Yaklich is widely regarded as the architect which saw the Wolverines skyrocket from a middling defensive team to an elite one.
Fall camp is wrapping up a lot of the questions and position battles for the 2019 Longhorns. There are a few pieces falling into place that were predictable, such as the offensive orienting to make the senior tandem of Collin Johnson and Devin Duvernay the main focus of the passing game. Or Todd Orlando working out how to get B.J. Foster and DeMarvion Overshown on the field by moving Foster to nickel then utilizing the dime package.
I caught up with a couple of more people regarding the team but I didn't unearth anything truly newsworthy. Much of what I'm hearing is similar to what I've been hearing. That means some themes that may play out well into the season may be developing. Most of those themes are good, but some are not.
On the heels of a two-commitment weekend, the Longhorns continue to fill spots for the Class of 2020, while bird-dogging the 2021 class as well. We take a closer look at the remaining targets for Texas this cycle and where UT stands, plus quotes from Xavion Alford, Kitan Crawford, and Jamarion Miller in Monday's Scoop.