First and foremost, sending prayers to our people in Houston. I'm so excited for the start of Texas Football, but I'm utterly amazed from all the help from Texans taking care of Texans. God bless this state. Let's take a closer look at a Texas commit, OL target, ones to watch, charts of depth, and Shaka and his staff are hosting a big Labor Day recruiting weekend. It's the Monday Scoop.
You don't go through a 10-18 season like the Longhorns Basketball program is currently mired in without showing some bruises along the way. Shaka Smart, brought to Texas because of his ability to relate to the young men under his tutelage, was considered a slam dunk hire when he came to Austin. And a slam dunk hire he still may be.
Another weekend, another opportunity for Texas and its coaching staff to solidify the current commits and try to snag a few more. Here's the notes and quotes from all the attendees, plus news on midweek visitors and latest on Tevin Mack's status on the 40 Acres. It's Monday, Scoop Day.
The Scoop talks about UT's new coach, checking in on future Longhorns, visitors from the weekend, a top QB target in 2019, and nice nuggets on a 4-star pass-rushing machine from H-Town and a sure-handed tight end from the Austin area. Also catching up with Kobe Boyce and 2018s that you could see stick rise next Spring.
Texas at 5-4 and is one win from a bowl game seems to be the hot topic on the 40 Acres on Monday morning. We catch up you on team info, injury news, and go Hot-Cold-Warm status on UT's top recruiting targets as the Class of 2017 becomes more and more important. Plus, the latest on the hardwood and you've got a loaded Inside Scoop.