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  1. 6 points
    Sirhornsalot

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Watch his film. He will remind of Bowman. Very fast. Very quick, athletic. Gets to the ball in a hurry and is pissed when he gets there. Look at his offer list. Great, great pick up.
  2. 4 points
    Baron

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    So they will fix it without him. Move along.
  3. 4 points
    Sirhornsalot

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Geez, Kate is bent over in front of you and somehow you put this edition of War and Peace together? Tip of the cap to you my friend. lol I don't think the staff is reaching at all. They identified players they liked and sent out offers, fully knowing any of them could pull the trigger with them. I think also that Yuricich is looking for specific qualities, at least thats what I've heard. I like that we've taken a few 3-stars. I think this staff is much better at evaluation than what we had before. So I'll give benefit of the doubt until shown otherwise here. Our biggest fish are still out there. I also expect we'll get a flip or two before this ends. We're a top national team when it comes to recruiting. Thats not our problem. We need it to translate to the field. I think it will this year. I'm pretty stoked to see the Yuricich offense.
  4. 4 points
    He uses his arms, i.e. wraps them around players, when he tackles. Is that even legal?
  5. 3 points
    Eastexhorn

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Lets all hope the two commits are twins.
  6. 3 points
    ATXFootball92

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Per TFB, there are currently two silent commits
  7. 3 points
    TFloss32

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Another Aussie punter on the way.
  8. 3 points
    DMAC

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Whitmer is afraid you might infect your stock in your pond on your own land. Someone might want to tell her COVID-19 only affects mammals but she probably doesnt know the difference. Goofball Emocrats.
  9. 3 points
    Tlarsen

    Commitment Spotlight – Casey Cain

    The University of Texas has recently picked up a lot of steam in the world of recruiting. They land yet another weapon for the 2021 class in wide receiver Casey Cain. He’s the first 2021 commit from outside the state of Texas. Cain is a three-star prospect from Warren Easton High School in New Orleans, LA. He’s the 143rd ranked wide receiver in the 2021 class via the 247Sports Composite and the 26th ranked player in the neighboring state of Louisiana. Texas fought off offers from Houston, Vanderbilt, and Virginia to land Cain’s services. He joins fellow three-star athlete Juan Davis, three-star tight end Landen King, four-star athlete Billy Bowman Jr. and five-star athlete Ja’Tavion Sanders as potential weapons in the 2021 class for the Longhorns. Player Information Name: Casey Cain Position: Wide Receiver High School: Warren Easton City, State: New Orleans, LA Measurables Height: 6’2 Weight: 175 Film Three Best Traits Size – At 6’2 and 175 pounds Cain has an ideal frame to expose opposing defensive backs. It would be nice to see him pack on a few extra pounds in the summer, but he makes up for that with his stature. Against the top defensive backs in the state of Louisiana, Cain has shown time and time again that his height and size are a problem for secondaries. Athleticism – Cain is a three-sport star for Easton specializing in football, track, and field, and basketball. When it comes to the latter he’s one of the leading scorers on a team that made it to the regional round of the playoffs in Class 4A. In track and field as a sophomore, he ran a 24-second 200-meter dash as well as a sub-17-second 110-meter hurdle. He was also timed running a 4.7 40-yard dash in 2019. Cain is a freak of nature athletically and is just now growing into his body. Jump Ball – Watching the first couple of minutes of Cain’s film is like watching a basketball player fight for a rebound. He moves to the football no matter where it’s thrown. Cain is elite when it comes to running the go pattern, locating the football and coming down with it. Areas for Improvement Route Running – The majority of Cain’s route tree consists of screens, slants, and go routes, which, he’s mastered. I’m sure we’ll see a more developed route tree from him as a senior and in the coming years but for now, it’s definitely got some room to grow and is something Cain can work on in the off-season. Run Protection – Off a play-action or when he gets a head start, Cain can burn defenders. But on a straight through the tackles running play, it would be nice to see him bulk up so he can knock down some of the elite defensive backs in the nation. Summary In Cain, Texas is getting a talented wide receiver who still has room to grow. He’s a natural wideout who can go outside and bring down the majority of jump balls thrown his way. Yet, he can also line up in the slot and use his speed to get past linebackers on short crossing patterns. He comes from one of the most successful programs in Louisiana as they’ve reached the Class 4A state finals two years in a row. Now, he brings his talents over to Austin to help return the Longhorns to the promised land. Final Verdict Cain is going to be a nice piece moving forward for the Longhorns. He’s going to be a quarterback’s best friend when he’s in trouble and just needs to throw it up. Texas has been on a tear as of late in the world of recruiting and their 2021 class has almost doubled in size in less than a month. Texas remains to have a stranglehold at the top of the Big-12 for the best 2021 class. A commit like Cain just puts them over the top for the time being.
  10. 3 points
    TexCoyote

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    These analysts that Herman has brought in now have been around for many years at high levels so in my mind if they identify someone we need to offer well I’m all in with it. Same for the new position coaches he has. With COVID alot of work has to be watching film and identity the guys you want. I just feel better about these analysts and position coaches. Just my opinion
  11. 3 points
    63_Texas_1

    Oh Aggy, Part Deux

    My favorite: I understand we don't cheat. Jimbo isn't that type of coach. Cheating is a violation of the Aggie Honor Code. It's not us. We are better than that. Ahem, according to the NCAA, the schools with the most number of major infractions cases: SMU, 10 Arizona State, 9 Oklahoma, 8 Wichita State, 8 Auburn, 7 Florida State, 7 Texas A&M, 7 Don't forget aggie President Bowtie let it slipped they signed contract with $EC three months before agreeing to new Big 12 agreement.
  12. 3 points
    Sirhornsalot

    Oh Aggy, Part Deux

    LOL Aggy asking "why don't we cheat" LOL You do! You just suck at it. LOL
  13. 3 points
    MikeV73

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Aggy gonna love the recruiting ranking bump with a Texas commit!
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    2. Texas A&M is hotter than Texas on the recruiting trail. Farrell’s take: FACT. I like what A&M is doing recently and some big commitments are on the way such as Romello Brinson and others from outside the local recruiting territory. Texas continues to face issues with Tom Herman being on a bit of a hot seat. The Longhorns will get theirs and might even finish higher than the Aggies in recruiting in the end with a good season, but right now I hear more about A&M. Gorney’s take: FICTION. It might seem that Texas A&M is gaining some steam on the recruiting trail, but the numbers just don’t prove it and Texas still is in better shape right now. The Longhorns are four spots ahead of A&M in the early 2021 team recruiting rankings and in two of the previous three classes, Texas was ranked higher. There are two issues: Texas has recruited well (top-four classes in 2019 and 2018) and yet don’t have much to show for it on the field; and there’s at least a decent chance out-of-state programs are going to raid the state of Texas for top talent this year. This includes five-star OL Tommy Brockermeyer , who is a Texas legacy but Alabama is pushing very hard. In terms of just recruiting, Texas A&M is doing an impressive job, but Texas is still slightly better https://n.rivals.com/news/fact-or-fiction-controversies-at-clemson-fsu-will-hurt-recruiting
  16. 2 points
    Try using Stella De Oro Day lilies instead of those annual flowers. Unlike most day lilies, the Stellas will bloom all Summer and into Fall. They go dormant in winter and then faithfully return each spring on their own.
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    If you had a problem with what tom said than the problem is you!
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    Jackson is currently in the process of rehabbing a partially torn left ACL that he sustained in a playoff game against Rockwall and is expected to return to action later this year. Despite the injury, Jackson’s success will go down in the history books as he led the Duncanville Panthers to back-to-back title game appearances. In addition to being a four-star prospect, Jackson is also the 5th ranked quarterback and 73rd ranked player nationally for the entire 2020 class, according to the 247Sports Composite. Jackson became the second class of 2020 quarterback to announce his commitment to the Longhorns (the first being Hudson Card) when he did so in June of 2019. Senior Season Statistics (Via: The Dallas Morning News) Passing: 1,711 passing yards and 21 passing TDs. Rushing: 1,030 rushing yards and 16 rushing TDs. Strengths: Jackson’s insane athleticism is something worth watching and then replaying about 50 times. He possesses track speed, which is readily apparent as soon as he sees a gap in the defense as he glides past defenders with ease. In addition, Jackson often showcases his strength by frequently running over linebackers and dragging defensive backs with him when carrying the ball. Jackson has a strong throwing arm and has no problem with airing it out downfield. Needs Improvement: While Jackson has no problem showing off his arm strength, it’s important for him to work on his accuracy as his passing game has been inconsistent. However, Jackson will have an entire year to progress under head coach Tom Herman and newly minted offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich, the latter of whom is coming off of a season coaching Heisman finalist, Justin Fields, at Ohio State. What I See: Ja’Quinden is a one of a kind talent that easily dominated the high school gridiron. He has the potential to be a game changer for the Longhorns, in addition to being an NFL Draft pick. In Jackson’s game, you can see glimpses of Longhorn greats such as Vince Young’s effortless speed and Sam Ehlinger’s run you over strength. Luckily for Ja’Quinden, he will have plenty of time to recover from his injury and become acclimated to the Longhorns system before he is actually needed at the quarterback position. However, after rising senior quarterback Sam Ehlinger graduates, Jackson will have to prove his worth in a quarterback competition to be named the starter for the 2021 season. If all else fails, Jackson has the athleticism to excel for the Longhorns at other positions. The post 2020 Football Signee Ja’Quinden Jackson Highlights appeared first on HornSports. View this article on HornSports
  21. 2 points
    java

    The gorilla in the room

    I agree. I have been pretty careful because I hit the 65 mark a couple of years ago, and my daughter said that I should be. So far, 8/10 deaths have been people over 65. I am certain information is out there, but I haven’t looked for it, regarding the percentage of those (over 65) people with diabetes, asthma, COPD, congestive heart failure, or those who were obese or had an otherwise compromised immune system. That number is probably substantial, and they would have been vulnerable regardless of age. I have nothing against a responsible news media; however, I loath the 24 hour talking heads. They don’t have viewers if there is no drama I’m convinced they have exacerbated the fear, and for some the fear is going to be difficult to overcome. If they limit the numbers in the stands, I think they should first ask which Foundation members would like to take a 1 year “leave” from purchasing their tickets, but still make their donation, with the assurance their tickets would be available next year. If they would, the University can then offer those tickets for sell. i really don’t think the players are at risk at their age, according to the data. Have a great day. Are you ready for some football? Hook ‘em!
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    Got my quarantine shirt last week... https://nemopremium.com/product/special-gift-lf-657/? If you decide to order one....it takes more than a few days for it to arrive
  24. 2 points
    TexCoyote

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Herman has finished what???? 3,3,and 8 in recruiting since he’s been here. I feel like with the new coaching additions, we have better recruiters (and better offensive and defensive philosophy) than when he got here, so I’m just not going to panic right now anyway. If a kid doesn’t want to come play in a Yurcich offense or an Ash defense then we need to find players that do. Nationwide recruiting
  25. 2 points
    Agree 100% with both answers. Was just wondering if fans would be happy with a 10 win season like Mack or want champlon ships like DKR.Been a long time since Horns won a ship. If 4.27 is world class speed then three WC runners was born with a three mile radius of my house. Two went to TCU and one to Texas.
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    Bear19

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Brooks film looks damn good to me. Not a speedster, but reminds me of Dwayne Thomas back in the days of Tom Landry.
  28. 2 points
    texbound

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    https://mobile.twitter.com/StanDraytonUT/status/1261480232692973568 Maybe Texas got some additional good news at the RB position since this was tweeted well after the Brooks news.......or maybe Stan just saw the new Space Force flag and heard about the new "super duper missile" and was blown away.
  29. 2 points
    Baron

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Borderline 3 star. Just wait for the Texas bump. You and aggy can have at it then.
  30. 2 points
    Baron

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Brooks isn't a 4* because he plays in a lower classification and his speed isn't elite. The dude can navigate through the clutter, good vision. That's my opinion anyway.
  31. 2 points
    Another domino has fallen in the world of Texas recruiting. On Friday, the Longhorns secured the commitment of talented three-star running back, Jonathon Brooks out of Hallettsville. Tom Herman and staff have put in work, recruiting some of the best talent in the state on the offensive side of the ball. They have landed the two best athletes in Denton Ryan’s Ja’Tavion Sanders and Billy Bowman Jr., and added four-star quarterback Jalen Milroe and four-star tackle Hayden Conner. Tight end Landen King and athlete Juan Davis rounded out the commitment list. Now, they get the running back position locked down with Brooks. Brooks is a three-star recruit via the 247Sports Composite. He’s currently ranked as the 48th running back in the country and the 84th ranked player in the state of Texas. He had a phenomenal year as a junior in which he was the District 14-3A MVP and led Hallettsville to a quarterfinals berth in the 3A D1 state playoffs. Brooks ran for 2,144 yards, averaging almost 10 yards a carry with 38 rushing touchdowns. In four playoff games for the Brahmas, Brooks had 15 touchdowns. Texas was the first Division-1 program to offer Brooks a scholarship. He subsequently received offers from Colorado State and Texas Tech among others, yet he makes it official, and will play at the collegiate level on the 40 Acres. Player Information Name: Jonathon Brooks Position: Running back High School: Hallettsville City, State: Hallettsville, Texas Measurables Height: 6’0 Weight: 185 Film Three Best Traits Size and Speed – At, 6’0 tall and 185 pounds, Brooks possesses the perfect height and weight to make a difference in the backfield. Brooks also runs track for Hallettsville where as a sophomore he ran a 23.8-second 200-meter dash. If anything, Brooks could put on a few extra pounds, but for where he’s at in his career now he’s an ideal size. Hands – If you didn’t tell someone that Brooks was a running back you could see him being a wide receiver. He is a guy who the Brahmas could tell to run a nine route, but could also take a screen pass the distance. Brooks has shown the ability to run quite the route tree at the high school level and could be a useful weapon in the pass-catching game at the next level. Special Teams – This District MVP also provided some much-needed production in the special teams department for the Brahmas. He has shown the ability in his junior year to take any punt or kickoff to the house. When he arrives in Austin, he should be able to provide some assistance in that department. Areas for Improvement Pass Protection – Something that Brooks can improve on during the off-season is pass protection. We know he’s a speedster who can also catch, but what would really put him over the top is if he could sit back and protect the quarterback when need be. Level of Competition – What Brooks accomplished in his junior year should be commended. He’s proven to be a force of nature out of the backfield or out wide. However, transitioning from 3A play to Division-1 is going to be a massive leap in competition. Summary Texas is getting one heck of a player in Brooks. A kid who can really round out their offense and provide them with a dynamic and versatile playmaker from the backfield. Coach Drayton is getting a hard-worker who with his ability to catch passes will be able to be paired nicely alongside another back for a great 1-2 punch. Brooks will prove to be a quarterback’s best friend at Texas as with his speed he can take any check down the distance if given the opportunity. Final Verdict Texas still has sent scholarship offers out to the top two running backs in Texas in the 2021 class Camar Wheaton and LJ Johnson out of Lakeview Centennial and Cy-Fair respectively. Despite that, Brooks gives them a nice security blanket. A guy who’s shown that he can succeed in all facets of the game. Texas has loaded up with weapons galore on the offensive side of the ball for the class of 2021 with now 70% of that class being offense. With the signing Texas remains at the top of the Big-12 conference in terms of their recruiting.
  32. 2 points
    oldhorn2

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    I wouldn't worry about signing 3 star guys.....ask any aggy…..they will soon get that "UT" bump and be 4 or 5 stars.....
  33. 2 points
    texbound

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    I don't know mich about Cain as a WR. Does it feel like the Horns are reaching right now at that position? What am I missing? Brooks seems like one of those diamond in the rough type players. Holy shit, I feel like I've been saying that a lot this year so far or at least lately. Don't get me wrong, I think the Horns have arguably 3 of the top 5 players in the state with Bowman, Milroe, and Sanders. All will be forgiven with the Brockermeyer bros, Ibraheem, Coffey, K. Jackson and hopefully Wheaton. Forgot to add, it will all be forgiven as well when the Horns quit F'ing around and just win the B12 this year. Then players will start wanting to come instead of the Horns fighting like hell to get them. Been saying that shit for a decade as well and I'm tired of it.
  34. 2 points
    Sirhornsalot

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Looks like we're about to add a couple of more commits
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    I’ll give it a shot. One of two things. You don’t want to build a retaining wall around tree root structure. Or you don’t want to build a house with any hint of maroon color. What do I win?
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    Another domino falls in Texas recruiting as the Longhorns land yet another commit in the 2021 class. The first was tight end Landen King, at the end of April. The beginning of May saw edge rusher Jordon Thomas commit. Now, on Mother’s Day, rising linebacker Morice Blackwell joins the Longhorn family. Blackwell is the third true defender, second linebacker, and ninth commit overall for Texas’ 2021 recruiting class. He is a three-star recruit from Martin High School in Arlington, Texas. He’s a top-500 player nationally, the 32nd ranked outside linebacker, and the 67th ranked player in the state of Texas for the 2021 class via 247Sports. As a junior, Blackwell had a breakout season as he was named the unanimous District 4-6A MVP. In 13 games he had a monstrous season with 128 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions, four forced fumbles, and two fumbles returned for a touchdown. Blackwell is only a three-star recruit right now, but expect him to make a massive jump in the rankings. He joins Derrick Harris Jr. as the second 2021 outside linebacker commit for UT. Player Information Name: Morice Blackwell Position: Outside Linebacker High School: Martin City, State: Arlington, Texas Measurables Height: 6’1 Weight: 196 Film Three Best Traits Speed – Blackwell is lightning quick, it’s as simple as that. Whether he’s back in pass coverage or coming around the edge he can keep up with anyone. As the game of football transitions to more speedy linebackers, Blackwell is the perfect piece for coach Hultzer’s defensive unit. Production – Blackwell has put up ridiculous production the past two seasons as a varsity starter. 240 total tackles, 23 for a loss, four sacks, six forced fumbles, three interceptions, and three defensive touchdowns. Blackwell as a sophomore earned the District 4-6A Sophomore of the Year. As a junior, he was the unanimous District 4-6A MVP. His production and stats can compete with anyone in Texas. Ballhawk – Blackwell is all over the ball at all times. He has had back to back years with 100 tackles and has even blocked multiple punts and kicks. Wherever the ball is, Blackwell is there to either make a tackle or strip it and take it to the house himself. Areas for Improvement Size – What Blackwell has in speed he lacks in size. He’s an outside linebacker and weighs under 200 pounds. The positive is that the game has evolved to more of a smaller yet faster linebacker. Expect Blackwell to put on some more weight in his last year at Martin before he arrives in Austin. QB Pressure – To preface, getting after the quarterback isn’t really Blackwell’s primary role for Martin. With that being said, to really round out his game it would be nice if he could add “pass rusher” to his resume. It’s not ideal, but this would push him over the top as a next-level prospect. Summary Texas linebacker coach, Coleman Hutzler gets a massive win getting a commitment from Blackwell. He was predicted by many to go to Baylor or Arkansas, where he has family ties. The linebacker position has been one of the major needs for the Longhorns for the past couple of years. With the commitments of Harris Jr. and Blackwell and Jaylan Ford in the class of 2020, Texas finally has addressed that need in a massive way. Final Verdict Texas recruiting has been on an absolute tear these past couple weeks. The commitments of Landen King, Jordon Thomas, and now Morice Blackwell have cemented the 2021 class as the best in the Big-12 for now, and has lifted them to number 12 nationally. With so much speed on the offensive side of the ball from Baylor, Oklahoma, and others, it was imperative for Texas to land some speed on the defensive side of the ball. Blackwell is the perfect plug and play piece to match anything underneath that you can throw at him. Texas and coach Hutzler got a massive win with his commitment.
  38. 2 points
    I'd be happy with just being able to impersonate this lady...
  39. 2 points
    doc longhorn

    ***⛑ Coronavirus Thread***

    Here is what everyone needs to understand. Wearing a mask and gloves will help protect you for sure. However, even though you may not know you have the virus, wearing a mask and gloves helps protect US from your nasty self.
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    TFloss32

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    LB Morice Blackwell (Arlington Martin) https://247sports.com/Player/Morice-Blackwell-46086249/
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    Bear19

    Oh Aggy, Part Deux

    F aggy
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    tejasrulz

    Oh Aggy, Part Deux

    This aggy post is so typical, my words are in bold. To compare fairly, you need to throw out tu's record before scholarship limits. If you do that the head to head record % is 50-50. (Throw out the records/years before scholarship limits and they would have ZERO NCs. Texas has won 1, lost a title game and was in the hunt a couple of other years, 84 & 09. aggy had a shot in, uhh, I'm thinking, nope they never did.) Also, TAMU doesn't need tu as much as they need TAMU. SEC has better pay, competition, exposure, and atmosphere. All of those things add up to better recruiting in Texas, which takes more top tier talent away from tu every year. They know it and they need the rivalry to increase their marketing to recruits. If TAMU were to play tu again, they could actually use the game to lure recruits. (Texas needs aggy? No sir, that claim is ridiculous!)
  44. 2 points
    Baron

    ***⛑ Coronavirus Thread***

    Since I posted we've had 2 more cases. The county NW of us has gone from 1 to 26 in less than a week. This virus is being spread by travelers. A pair of dipshits decided to travel to a hotspot, New Orleans to be exact. A councilman and his wife. After a shared microphone and a trip to the courthouse, their stupidity has now infected 23 other people. You have a right to go where you want. Just be smart about it.
  45. 2 points
    longhorndon

    ***⛑ Coronavirus Thread***

    Get this... I was suspended yesterday from work for 2 weeks (have to use my PTO), with 3 other people, because we all participated in non-essential activities over the weekend. This included dining-in at a restaurant and 2 of the folks went to the beach. The owner almost decided, and may still decide to close the company for 2 weeks because of those audacious set of actions by us renegades. This pandemic is making some people lose their ever-loving minds!
  46. 1 point
    Baron

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    I thought Orlando was playing a 3-2-6 most of the time.
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    Slimer

    2021 Recruiting Board/Thread

    Aggy got crystal ball picks today for 2 different DL from Pennsylvania or somewhere. Hope Marcus Burris is taking note and will jump on board.
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