Today is the first day for most Texas HS football practices. Recruiting will go on as normal for the UT staff behind the scenes but you might not see as much activity as all parties prepare for their respective upcoming seasons. Latest on Jahari Rogers, Chris Thompson, Ty Jordan, Alfred Collins, and Lufkin's Jerrin Thompson in the Scoop - Recruiting Edition.
Despite beginning the calendar with a win over vaunted Georgia, the early positive momentum, the success of the last two recruiting classes, and being in excellent standing with a handful of priority prospects, there is a sense of uneasiness with the lack of early 2020’s committed this cycle for UT. Well, within parts of the fan base at least. The staff... they're perfectly fine with where they sit.
After the dust settles from the spring and before the evaluation period where coaches take to the road en masse, I'll more thoroughly reset the landscape. For now I'll offer some quick thoughts. The shorter version is not much has changed since I wrote about the tension between UT-OU-A&M.
This week's Notebook starts in DFW with the nation's top rated safety and four-star linebacker target for the Horns. Then we head to Bastrop to check in on a big defensive lineman, and finish in Lewisville with a safety with athletic genes. The Recruiting Notebook hits all angles.
It's the 24-hour rule after wins and losses here at Inside Texas as well as the Longhorns football team. No need to lament about Oklahoma State with Co-Big 12 leader West Virginia coming to Austin. Let's catch up on the team news, and dive deep into recruiting from 2019's class to 2020-2021. Some Monday Scoop.