Tag: recruiting

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 »

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 »

New 2019 Commitment

While we were reveling in the victory, Logan Holgorsen tweeted his commitment to NT today. Meanwhile, NT hosted a good number of recruits and twitter says they had a great time. If there ever was a game to bring potential Mean Green to it was this one. We mentioned on the podcast that recruits are… Read more »

2018 Recruiting Update

The job never ends, there is no offseason, there are no off days. This thing is a grind and the NT staff is out here evaluating and making offers. MGN is compiling the list of offers as we can gather and verify them. The recruiting services are still the primary source of much of the… Read more »

Tre’von Bradley and Recruiting Competition

Part of the game in recruiting desirable athletes is that there will be competition for their participation. This week, Tre’von Bradley visited Houston and there was a discussion about it. Houston has a demonstrated history of winning in the near recent past, a good vibe, and something resembling continuity with Major Applewhite. The city of… Read more »

Vito: Remington Lutz Decommits

DRC UNT wide receivers coach Joel Filani discussed the move with Lutz before he made his decision to look for another school at which he can continue his career. “They wanted me to play a position I didn’t want to play,” Lutz said. “I was doing what is best for me. I talked with coach… Read more »

December Recruiting Update

This December North Texas penned a couple of recruits from the JUCO ranks. MGN Friend of the Site and sometime contributor Billy Sierra analyzes the JUCO mid-term signing period: One of the most surprising turns in the Littrell era happened very early on, as we saw him and his staff focus heavily on the junior… Read more »