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Recruiting Tension Between Texas, OU, and A&M

Tom Herman (Will Gallagher/IT)
Tom Herman (Will Gallagher/IT)

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I remain fascinated by the in-state recruiting dynamics between football blue bloods Texas and Oklahoma, as well as Texas A&M.

Compounding the intrigue of all three finishing with Top 5 classes for the 2019 cycle, each school will host its spring game on the same day: April 13th.

While those visitors lists have yet to take shape, it guarantees to be one of the most talked about days of the cycle. Much will be read into any common recruit attending one of the three glorified practices. Knees are sure to jerk as hands wring, spiking arthritis medicine sales in the process.

When you get to the point of trusting the Texas staff — a point you should have reached after back-to-back No. 3 classes — you casually observe the day-to-day particulars much more than you worry about them. You understand in this highly competitive climate there will be losses. You also understand with this staff there will be many more wins.

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