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Scipio Tex: Putting money away on the OL/DL

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I’m in the middle of writing the 8th Annual Thinking Texas Football preview. Aside from the fact that I get to stare way too long at a computer screen for 12 hours a day, it affords me the opportunity to dig into the football program at the macro and micro levels in every conceivable way. It was during this process last year that I began to have some insights on Orlando and the positional staff that allowed me to be the early driver on That Dog Won’t Hunt bus once I saw how we were going to play our 2019 cards.

This deep dive always reveals some good and bad, but one thing that’s trending well is the program’s ability to take the long view, put money in the developmental bank, and draw interest over a longer time period at some key developmental positions.

I’ll explain.

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