Last week, I commented on Herman's fat shaming, as our head coach has made it a point to repeatedly mock the muffin-tops on our DL. He's not talking about everyone (Nelson, Omenihu are on the good list) and there are clearly players who are too heavy but making the effort to cut down (Elliott, Ford), but he's looking for proof in the pudding from several other athletes.
On the heels of a 5-4 come-from-behind victory, the conditions in Austin tried to put a damper on both the scheduled game and the Texas offense. Though the sky was crying, Longhorn bats were not as a big offensive first inning and a combined two-hitter from the staff helped Texas win 5-2 and take the series from the UCLA Bruins.
We'll use my rough draft Top 21 (for some reason Fuddy went with 21 -- probably his attempt to blue ribbon more players into the Top 10 or 15) as a gauge to see where the state's best are leaning at this point. Of note, this is more based on my gut feeling and some rumblings than what players themselves are actually saying publicly.
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