There are plenty of opportunities for college football prospects to learn where they stack up athletically against others in their class. The Opening, the Under Armour camp series, and the All-American Bowl Combine are a few of the ways prospective student-athletes can see where their 40 times, shuttle times, and distance on vertical and long jumps stack up against others from around the country.
Everywhere around the country, defensive coordinators are having to make tough decisions about what to look for in personnel, particularly at linebacker. The results of those decisions look increasingly different than they did 5-10 years ago and the ongoing trend towards smaller, faster, and more coverage-savvy defenders is only going to intensify in the coming years now that the strongest programs in the country are embracing the spread passing attack.
It's always fun when Texas-OU week arrives. It's a lot better when both teams are good. And even cooler when UT has a legit shot at topping the Sooners and ripping the lid off this 2018 season. We look at team/injury news and notes, plus the recruiting trends pointing upwards. Beat OU in the Monday Scoop.