Charlie Strong asked for a couple of months to let the dust settle and establish himself. That's all the time he needed to get his point across as the new coach at Texas. Since taking over in early January, Strong has visited multiple high school campuses throughout the state, hosted junior day events and used countless cellphone minutes to connect with players, coaches and parents.
about 480 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail
AUSTIN, Texas -- In the midst of the January recruiting frenzy, a process far more hectic than usual for Texas' brand new coaching staff, defensive coordinator Vance Bedford submitted a plea on his Twitter account to the class of 2015: Be patient.
Texas takes its first big step toward building up its 2015 recruiting class under new coach Charlie Strong on Saturday, with the Longhorns' first junior day of the year. The Longhorns are reportedly bringing in as many as 70 prospects for unofficial campus visits this weekend, including six committed prospects and more than a dozen ranked in the ESPN 300.
The inevitable is now a reality. At the start of 2014, Mack Brown will no longer be the head coach of the Texas Longhorns. After a week of drama within the Forty Acres that would make some soap operas jealous, one of college football's most interesting stories was stamped with an ending.
about 595 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail
While recruiting is undoubtedly a marathon and not a sprint, that doesn't mean there is anything wrong with a good start. The key for any program is being able to sustain and finish strong, and only time will tell which programs will be able to do that, but what we do know is which teams are off to a fast start in the Class of 2015.
about 620 days ago | Craig Haubert | NCF On The Trail
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 623 days ago | William Wilkerson | NCF On The Trail
Editor's note: For a look at the national recruiter power rankings based only on Class of 2014 success, click here. The best college football coaches will tell you that when it comes to recruiting, their business is an art.
about 655 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail