Longhorn Network received exclusive access to Tom Herman during the early signing period, and their cameras caught the Longhorn head coach on live television giving two middle fingers to a camera situated in the corner of a conference room with several other coaches and staff members. He provided an explanation during his signing day press conference when he announced the addition of 16 signees to the program.
Coaches have been putting miles on the rental cars and Horn Force One since late Saturday. Lots of recruits on the schedule, commits to close, and meals from parents who want to make a great impression. UT's Class of 2019 is coming to a close with only a few more presents to wrap and put under the tree. Here's what the prospects have to say.
Last October, Tom Herman stated, "We're building a program, not a season, not a team, not a game." Recruiting is the lifeblood of a program, and each recruiting class an appendage of the program, but I bet he'd be fine amending the above quote with "and not a recruiting class."
As the summer heats up, so it Texas Football recruiting for 2019 and 2020. After last weekend's Heat Wave, the Horns generated positive vibes with its pool party and put themselves in a great position with a number of its top targets. Latest on a hot and humid weekend and where the Horns stand with some of the nation's top prospects in the Scoop.
RICHMOND, TX -- Texas made the defensive line a priority in this cycle. After offering Peter Mpagi on Thursday, the George Ranch defensive end wasted little time in verbally committing to the Longhorns. Mpagi, at 6-foot-4, 225-pound weakside end chose UT over Washington, Cal-Berkeley, Nebraska, Arizona State, and Northwestern among his 20+ offers.
Texas' lone 2020 commit, Hudson Card, made the short trip to Austin yesterday to camp with his future school. In addition, a defensive lineman who has seen his stock soar in the last month worked out for the Longhorn coaches. Both talked about their camp experience.