In the not too distant past, the defensive line play at Texas rivaled that of the secondary. Numerous names come to mind dating back to Casey Hampton and Shaun Rogers. Towards the end of Mack Brown's tenure, the quality and development of the position began to wane until Malcom Brown really started to flourish. Now, after solidifying himself as a 1st round draft pick, Brown is off the NFL.
In this week's Notebook we breakdown five of UT's top targets, including an exciting WR from Cali already committed to the good guys. We evaluate a massive DL in Central Texas, a move-in from Georgia, an OL with Texas ties, and a run-stopping lineman from Houston. All inside the Notebook.
If you were expecting a flurry of commitments on Saturday, adjust your expectations. What you should expect actually happened. After yesterday's tumultuous weather of freezing temperatures and rain, the players that actually did show up proved one thing; they really like Texas.
Recruiting is heating up as winter draws near. We catch up with Cecil Cherry, Kendell Jones, Soso Jamabo, plus updates on Malik, Weathersby, and Stoops to Florida talk. We also talk to an area scout on D/FW running backs, and Shuttlesworth finishes with a practice report from this week. All in the Scoop.