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It’ll be interesting to see if Saturday signaled a change in offer strategy for the program or if Tom Herman and Derek Chang simply thought with the looming dead period it would be good to extend offers that would normally occur in February.
In the 2020 cycle we saw the passive approach harm recruiting for an extended period of time. It sort of reminded of Tom Herman’s ball control offense. Yesterday the staff went up-tempo and it was good to see. At 8-5 Texas isn’t Texas, and it hasn’t been in a while. Many kids will see a “late” offer from an 8-5 team and laugh even if the offer comes with an iconic logo. This is especially true with out-of-state offers. It’s better to be early than late. If you have to take your foot off the gas of a recruitment, so be it, that’s the nature of modern day recruiting.
Let’s take stock of the offers that went out yesterday.
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