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Vote for GG in Davey O'Brien Fan Vote!


Hey all! I just got an email saying that Davey O'Brien Fan Voting is now open, so let's all do our best to get Garrett Gilbert to the top! Go to the link and vote for him once a day. Pass this message on as much as you can! Hook 'em!

Gilbert is now second team QB

Bumped. As has been said several times here, Harris needed to show clear separation to make the case over Gilbert. Would be good to see the competition battle stay hot, regardless. No word yet on the severity of Harris' injury. --PB--

Afternoon Brewsky Finally Finds Some Material


Afternoon Brewsky returns with some fresh information on Texas summer 7-on-7 workouts, the latest on Aaron Franklin, a Jordan Hamilton interview, and a 2010 basketball target who might emerge...

Freshman Contributors: Garrett Gilbert


Burnt Orange Nation assesses the ability of talented freshman Garrett Gilbert to impact the 2009 offense, prescribing a plan to acclimate him to the college game in preparation for 2010.

Gilbert Target And Friend To Walk On At Texas


Garrett Gilbert and Paden Kelley won't be the only former Lake Travis Cavaliers re-uniting on the Texas campus in the fall. Gilbert's long-time friend and favorite target, receiver Cade McCrary, will be an invited and preferred walk-on at Texas. McCrary, of course, has connections to Texas football, as he played an important role in introducing Gilbert to the Longhorns through his father, Hardee, the former defensive ends coach and recruiting coordinator for Texas. My take: While McCrary is an excellent high school receiver, with more than 1,700 yards and 24 touchdowns last season, I would classify him as a product of the two systems in which he played and his close connection with one of the top quarterbacks in the country. Considering the incredible receiving depth in the state and the depth on the team or committed to play for the Longhorns, I just don't see McCrary seeing the field for the Longhorns unless the coaches really strike out on several evaluations.

Monday With Mack


Notes on Mack Brown's Monday press conference.

Morning Coffee Asks Wood to Go to Work


Morning Coffee takes on recruits recruiting, the Texas spring game, running up the score on opponents, and breaks down the game of Texas wide receiver recruit Ross Apo.

It's (Semi) Official: Wood Commits ($)


No confirmation yet from Wood, but Orangebloods is now reporting Connor Wood as committed to the Longhorns, a move he apparently made yesterday evening (Inside Texas reports the same ($)). If true, recruiting is now done at the quarterback position, with Texas securing commitments from the only two they pursued. Wood fits perfectly into the Longhorn offense, but will have long wait ahead of him until Garret Gilbert leaves campus and allows him a chance to start. Great news for the Longhorns, though. Update: Now confirmed ($) by BOB, which spoke to Wood this evening.

And now for something completely different. (via YouTube)


And now for something completely different. (via YouTube)

Morning Coffee Goes Macro, Returns To Micro


More recruiting coverage from Burnt Orange Nation, ranging from how Texas should strategically recruit nationally, to analysis of current recruits in football and basketball like Wayne Blackshear,...

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