Todd Orlando is no longer the defensive coordinator at Texas in no small part because in 2019 he squandered some of the best pass-rushing personnel Texas has fielded in years. Despite having a dream 3-technique on the roster in Malcolm Roach and an emerging star edge rusher in Joseph Ossai, Texas rarely leveraged their talents together in their ideal positions.
With offers going out to this class I’m making sure to pour over as much film as possible to fully acquaint myself. This is normally the time of year we do this anyway. Rather than sit on my thoughts, I figured I’d share them on two positions where talent is in abundance: Defensive line and defensive back
The ballroom was filled with football players, yet all I could think of was Dolly Parton's character, Truvy, in the now-old movie, Steel Magnolias. Weird where the mind goes when emotions, words, music and love intersect.
Inside Texas' resident offensive line guru @Halas has kindly provided a comprehensive breakdown of Inside Zone, a building block of Tom Herman's offense. @Halas has served as an offensive line coach and coordinator at the highest level of high school football in multiple states, including Texas.