In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor it wouldn’t be a proper piece if we didn’t hit on some recruiting, especially with signing day nearly a week away and the likelihood of the bat guano possibly hitting the proverbial fan in College Station if things fall the way those in the know think it will fall.
2015 Tallahassee, FL 4-star playmaker John Burt was once committed to the University of Texas. He backed off that pledge to rethink his situation and look at all his options. After some careful soul-searching, he re-committed to Texas this morning during an in-home visit.
With the Malik Jefferson recruitment the two in-state rivals crossed paths in ways they hadn't in some time. Texas landing Jefferson stirred up the pursuit of Aggie commits/leans, Kyler Murray, Daylon Mack and DaMarkus Lodge. How those recruitments play out will reverberate well into the class of 2016.
With only two weeks remaining until National Signing Day, there is constant movement on both sides of the spectrum. Texas commits are looking around, while other pledged prospects are interested in UT. It's recruiting season and we're out here hunting at Inside Texas. Here's a weekly wrap-up. PLUS.. Update on UT's in-home visit Gentry and two very big surprise visitors in Austin right now.
I'll have a recap breaking down the 100 by position, by high school and by college. I'll also rank the out-of-state commits to offer an idea how I view them against some familiar names. But for now here's the final edition of the Inside Texas Top 100 for 2015 recruiting rankings.
Now we're getting in some high cotton. These guys are expected to be multi-year starters if not outright studs. That won't always occur for various reasons, but talent shouldn't be a limiting factor. Each player has at least one defining trait which should smooth the transition from high school to college.