I overlooked TCU in my preseason prognostications of the 2017 Big 12 football season. I probably oversteered a bit for having missed West Virginia the previous season and I also underestimated Gary Patterson’s ability to fix the defense with so many returning starters and Sonny Cumbie’s ability to mold Kenny Hill into a good game … [Read more…]
The terminal stages of the Charlie Weis era at Kansas were marked by the 2013 recruiting class, which featured 35 signed players of which 20 were JUCOs. The brazen over signing was made possible by the fact that he was just taking flyers on kids all over the place with the understanding that many of … [Read more…]
I skipped ahead to knock out my review of the Longhorn class over at Inside Texas. It’s free so you can read the full breakdown just like all my other classes, it’s just hosted by Inside Texas where I do my Longhorn work. Something I didn’t fit into that review is that like Matt Campbell … [Read more…]
It’s kind of remarkable that Kansas State is recruiting as well as they are right now given olcow much of an unknown it is whether or not Bill Snyder will be still coaching from year to year. However, they keep getting young and younger as a staff as the old man replaces retiring or departing … [Read more…]
My observation from doing these Big 12 class breakdowns for four years or so is that Dana Holgorsen tends to load up on skill athletes, take a suspect number of bigs, and then select QBs that don’t seem to necessarily match the style of offense he inevitably runs in a given season. Maybe that’s confirmation … [Read more…]
It’s that time of the year again, when I break down every recruiting class in the Big 12. Last year’s effort was probably my most comprehensive yet, we’ll have to see whether I have the juice to do a similarly sweeping review this year. For whatever reason I like to do these from North to … [Read more…]
You can read up for FREE over at Inside Texas on some of the more important targets for Texas in recruiting this year and why they are so important.