Now that they've signed their letters of intent, Texas' incoming recruits can officially toss their stars in the trash. They don't matter now. While such ratings and rankings are helpful throughout the recruiting process, they mean nothing once a kid sets foot on campus and joins the program.
Everything was set up so perfectly for the Longhorns prior to kickoff on Saturday afternoon. They came in riding a six-game winning streak with a chance to make it seven against a marquee opponent in Oklahoma State, who was in search of its sixth straight victory.
about 1044 days ago | William Wilkerson | NCF On The Trail
Go ahead and mark this down as the biggest recruiting weekend of the season for the Texas Longhorns. It would have been impossible to comprehend that statement in mid-September when turmoil was at an all-time high around the program following back-to-back demoralizing losses to BYU and Ole Miss.
about 1046 days ago | William Wilkerson | NCF On The Trail
Being the Joneses has its perks. But when the Joneses can't live up to their own way of living, things can go awry very quickly. Manny Diaz found out just how quickly Sunday afternoon when he was relieved of his duties as Texas' defensive coordinator not even 24 hours after the Longhorns gave up a school-record 550 rushing yards and 679 total yards to BYU in an embarrassing 40-21 loss in Provo, Utah.
about 1114 days ago | William Wilkerson | NCF On The Trail
Here is a look at how each one of Texas' 2014 commitments faired this week: • ESPN 300 defensive end Derick Roberson (San Antonio, Texas/Brennan), the No. 8 DE in the country, helped Brennan shut out San Antonio Holmes 52-0 on Friday.
about 1120 days ago | William Wilkerson | NCF On The Trail
Here is a look at five things we've learned about Longhorns recruiting this summer. 1. Suddes making big impact Patrick Suddes, Texas' Director of Player Personnel, could go down as one of coach Mack Brown's best hires in his time at UT.
about 1161 days ago | William Wilkerson | NCF On The Trail