Last year Texas struggled to plug run fits with a highly inexperienced linebacker group. Not only was the group inexperienced, many were playing the position for the first time, or in a long time including high school.
AUSTIN - Vance Bedford is tryin’ real hard to be the shepherd. His regular Tuesday night meeting with his players took on the aura of a fire-and-brimstone, tent revival and, with the furious anger of Samuel L. Jackson straight outta Pulp Fiction, he exhorted his backsliders to get back on the straight-and-narrow following Saturday’s iniquitous loss at Iowa State.
Game week is finally here. We look closely at Notre Dame, who is hosting a ton of recruits on the opening weekend, including a Texas target. We look at UT's next possible pledge and the pipeline being built from SLC to Austin. We finish up with a few team notes and injury reports. Football is finally here in the Scoop.