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.
CUERO, Tx -- Several power programs identified Jordan Whittington early in his recruitment, including UCLA, Florida, and Ohio State. Texas eventually jumped into the mix. Today, Whittington decided he wanted to be a Longhorn. Though able to play multiple positions, Whittington has made it clear he wants to play receiver at the next level. The 6-foot-1, 200 pounder from Cuero had a top group of Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Florida, UCLA, and Ohio State.
Off-season continues as the strength and conditioning staff readies the players for spring ball. The players are working hard and the proof is in the pictures circulating the internet. Also, UT is hosting a few key targets in 2019, 2020 recruiting classes and quotes from the newest Longhorn, T'Vondre Sweat.
This week starts in North Houston with one of the state's best corners, then down to Cuero for 5-star level athlete on both sides of the ball, swing over to ETX for an offensive lineman meaner than a pitbull, then finish in the ATX with the best WR in-state. It's an all 2019 Recruiting Notebook.
Three more days and UT puts a bow on a spectacular 2018 class. Final percentages on the remaining unsigned targets, notes/quotes from visitors this weekend including two elites, and the Way Too Early look at how Texas looks with the 2019 targets and prospects. Post-Super Bowl Scoop for those that skipped work today.
Coming off a fairly solid recruiting weekend for the Longhorns, Tom Herman and his staff made a few moves, hosted a handful of targets, extended a handful of offers, and continue to build on the Class of 2018, while looking ahead to 2019. The Scoop gets you caught up.
The sweltering heat made its expected appearance in College Station for the State 7-on-7 Championship. I was able to catch up with some prospects, both on and not quite yet on Texas' radar. I knocked out most of my interviews on Friday since elimination games begin Saturday. I'll watch a lot of the players closely today to get a better feel for their play.
While he observe and remember the men and women of our country who sacrificed their lives for the freedom we enjoy today on this Memorial Day, let's talk Texas Mini-Camp No. 1 and the buzz from prospects, parents, and those close to last night's event. The Scoop has arrived.