Category: Football Recruiting

Class of 2019 National Signing Day

In the recruiting sites era, classes are judged by the rating of signees and how effectively those players fill their team’s needs, in both the short and long-term. However, as we have seen the college game transition from I-Formation, when run-heavy offenses were the norm instead of an anomaly. Most recruiting sites began before the… Read more »

North Texas Recruiting: Ideal Profiles

Signing Day is around the corner and per a request from friend-of-the blog, here is what North Texas is looking for. This is a compilation of some of the things written on this site and in the season preview e-book. We are not in the huddle or the game-planning sessions but after three years of… Read more »

2018 National Signing Day – February Additions

Seth Littrell mentioned in his press conference that he wanted to focus on defense a little after working to build the offense. The haul for February is small because of the roster situatoin. Litrell said he expects next year’s class to be 23-24 players. For more on the December signings read this post. Tim Faison… Read more »

Link: If you’re going to recruit in Texas …

Sam Khan Jr,  writing for ESPN: But, still, it comes at a price. When tweets show a college coach’s interaction with a trainer or 7-on-7 coach, it validates them in the eyes of the players and raises eyebrows among high school coaches. “In the state of Texas,” Hardeman said, “that’s a problem.” It’s a reminder… Read more »

North Texas and Oklahoma Recruits

This short piece is interesting.  North Texas does have an Oklahoma University alumnus who won a national championship as the head coach, who also is the son of an Oklahoma University national champion. It certainly makes sense that he would have ties to the state and its crop of coaches. In fact, that is how… Read more »

Tashard Choice is the 10th Assistant

We are excited to announce that @coachchoice will be our new running backs coach here at North Texas!#NewDenton #UNTouchable — North Texas Gridiron (@UNTGridiron) January 5, 2018 There were no rumors of movement or hires on the Littrell staff during the year and immediately after. The 10th assistant rule came into effect this January… Read more »

2018 NSD – December Signing Day

The first part of National Signing Day is more or less complete. There were no real surprises on this day, and that is generally a good thing. North Texas did try to flip a couple of commits from other CUSA schools and failed, and Illinois tried to flip Kevyon ‘KD’ Davis late in the game…. Read more »

2018 Signing Day Part 1

National Signing Day is early and no one really loves it whole-heartedly. The old February day still exists and has its own issues but all the coaches understood those issues and had a plan for working to mitigate them. This December date has teams scrambling and splitting time between bowl prep and recruiting. The North… Read more »