Texas’ defense will match up against some of the best offensive minds in the country in 2019. Most of the offenses they command emphasize the spread passing game, so the microscope often focuses on the Longhorn defensive backs.
One of the state's best, one of the most underrated, one of the most intriguing, and one of the quietest recruits all walk into Moncrief. All leave with smiles and good vibes as the Longhorns staff continues to build relationships with the state's, and nation's, best high school football talent. Austin is hopping and everybody is knocking.
The most populated position grouping on the Texas roster is defensive backs. You don't really notice this until you get ready to write about each player, or until you want to run dime and have a legitimate two deep. Texas doesn't just have bodies at the position, it has solid and experienced veterans with talent still yet to surface, solid role players, and an exciting crop of youngsters with the potential to put any question of who the real DBU is to sleep for the next decade. Insert Sterns and Foster joke here.
Practice today was at the Wright Whitaker Sports Complex, or the intramural fields at 51st as most know them. The facilities were updated last year, and Tom Herman utilized the fields last preseason camp as an opportunity for the players to play in a different location and to change things up a bit. Today the Longhorns had helmets and shoulder pads on.