Everywhere around the country, defensive coordinators are having to make tough decisions about what to look for in personnel, particularly at linebacker. The results of those decisions look increasingly different than they did 5-10 years ago and the ongoing trend towards smaller, faster, and more coverage-savvy defenders is only going to intensify in the coming years now that the strongest programs in the country are embracing the spread passing attack.
Can you feel it? NSD is almost here. The anxiousness is nauseating and intoxicating in the same breath. If you’re a coach at a college football program, multiply that by 10. The actual prospect will often experience a level of stress, but a lot of that can be by their own actions and decisions. Notes/quotes from Texas targets and commits, what Eric and Justin think they think, and Jordan Whittington, in his own words inside the Scoop.
We'll post team information tomorrow. I'll talk to more today, as will Justin. Obviously the most pressing news is regarding Caden Sterns' MRI. We haven't heard anything substantial yet, but should today. Notes/quotes from Jackson, Catalon, and Glass + Texas coaches hit the road this week. Find out where in the Scoop.
Another week, another win for Texas Football. Also another upward move in the CFB polls - No. 7 (AP), No. 8 (USA Today/Coaches). With this newfound mojo, the Horns hosted a handful of prospects over the weekend including three official visitors - Kennedy Lewis, Peyton Powell, and Caleb Johnson. Another important target, Mansfield Legacy's Jalen Catalon, took in the sights of DKR. Let's catch up.
It's finally game week on the 40 Acres. At this time Saturday, we'll be primed for Texas Football at FedEx Field vs Maryland. Let's take a closer look at the team this week, plus recruiting quotes from Jake Smith and September visitors. It's Monday, Scoop Day.