This year's IT Recruiting Magazine issue goes in-depth on UT's Class of 2017, the IT Top 100, Big 12 recruiting rankings, and notes on the 2018s from Junior Day. So much recruiting packed into one place. Great job by the IT staff, and special thanks to Will Gallagher for yet another masterpiece put together.
The dreaded transition class has now finally come together for Tom Herman and includes several players that were obviously chosen for their fit and the staff’s comfort level with making the most of their talent. As Herman himself noted, their first class at Ohio State was ranked 5th nationally but only produced three contributors because of lack of fit.
WINTER PARK, FL -- Because of a glitch in the Texas Football recruiting mailing list, Jordan Pouncey has been receiving mail from Austin for a year. Well, call it fate when he committed to Texas today. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound wideout from the Sunshine State joins the Longhorns a month after de-committing from Notre Dame. He chose UT over Miami, Tennessee, and the Fighting Irish.
This week's Humidor dives into team info as the players are working out with new S&C coach Yancy McKnight and staffers. We talk a little defensive personnel, and drop the latest on recruiting visits and visitors. We're hitting the final stretch of the Class of 2017 and we'll talk about UT's finish. Plus, a nugget on IMG inside the Humidor.
This week's Notebook starts in the capitol city of Austin for a raw OT, swings over to Cali via Cedar Park for a CB with turbo boosters, hit Florida for a WR they call Hollywood, and finishes with a junior safety from Manvel with serious upside. All in the Recruiting Notebook.