Arch Manning to Texas

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by Bayerithe, Jun 23, 2022.

  1. horninchicago

    horninchicago 10,000+ Posts

    Fire Sark now!!!

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  2. Horn6721

    Horn6721 10,000+ Posts

    hic
    You know there will be some who think you are serious
    Even witn the sarc tag
    Esp the aggy posters
     
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  3. horninchicago

    horninchicago 10,000+ Posts

    Yeah well I'm sure I will lose sleep over that lol.
     
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  4. Chinstrap

    Chinstrap 1,000+ Posts

    And that is probably the thought process for choosing Texas. He does not come in with the added pressure of carrying a team on his back, especially one that is rebuilding. He will get enough pressure from expectations of a quarterback with three top quarterbacks in his lineage. That creates extreme expectation by itself and so having a bit of cover with Ewers is smart. If in time if he has not earned the starting job and feels he needs to be a starter somewhere, there is the portal, letter of intent be damned. Chris and Major did not have that option. And as good as Mack was, managing the competition at quarterback was not his strong suit. Sark will have to do better at this, but it is a g0od problem to have.

    I hope he sticks because he seems to be good kid, as well as a hell of a football player.
     
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    Last edited: Jun 25, 2022
  5. arieshorn

    arieshorn 1,000+ Posts

    From what I've read it seems that was one of the selling points for the Manning family. They want him to redshirt and learn the system so he can compete for the job in 2024 when Ewers presumed to go pro. Texas idealy should be well oiled offensive machine by then and Arch should take over. Kinda reminds me of Peyton chasing the Natty at Tennessee and was almost there and I think he played four years there...he wanted that Natty bad. Then goes pro and T Martin walks into a well oiled machine Tennessee offense and won the Natty.
     
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  6. arieshorn

    arieshorn 1,000+ Posts

    His football IQ is going to be thru the roof. Started since he was a freshman and has been watching game film with his uncle's since the 5th grade. WOW
     
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  7. arieshorn

    arieshorn 1,000+ Posts

    Crazy Trevor Lawrence didn't make that short list. Had all the arm talent and NFL QB measurables in high school. Was 52-2 as a starter and led his team to two state titles. Didn't lose a game until his Sophomore year at Clemson. Oh btw he won a Natty as a true freshman.
     
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  8. nashhorn

    nashhorn 5,000+ Posts

    Exactly what I felt (feel) about Bijan. So happy he is the man he is and stayed even after last year.
     
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  9. RainH2burntO

    RainH2burntO 2,500+ Posts

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    RainH2burntO 2,500+ Posts

  11. NRHorn

    NRHorn 1,000+ Posts

    Haha
    Don’t worry, those words will be issued soon enough. I predict during halftime against ULM some football guru here with about 4 Natty Lights down the hatch will issue a statement in that regard.
     
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    Last edited: Jun 26, 2022
  12. Dionysus

    Dionysus Admin Admin

    Note to self: stop after 3rd Natty Light during ULM game

    :td:
     
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  13. dukesteer

    dukesteer 5,000+ Posts

    The test will be September 10th. If Texas can remain competitive for 4 quarters, the doubters will diminish in numbers. And if somehow we can pull off the upset, it’ll be “Katy bar the door.” Unlikely, but (imho) an inferior team 90 miles to the east did it last fall, so you never know.

    About that September 10th Bama game, I’m going to appeal to the highest level of Fox Sports, expressing my great dissatisfaction about the 11AM start time. For me it’s a matter of personal safety. I can’t go to the game because I can’t take the heat. That is, unless someone invites me to a suite. My expectation is that fans and perhaps players will be dropping like flies.
     
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  14. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada 10,000+ Posts

    Note to self: if you catch yourself buying Natty Light for any reason whatsoever, check in to alcohol detox STAT.
     
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  15. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

    If it only takes 4 natty lights for someone to make that kind of statement during that game they should consider themselves a failure in life.
     
  16. horninchicago

    horninchicago 10,000+ Posts

    I didn't even know what y'all meat by Natty Light. Why was I thinking of something else? Idoits.
     
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  17. NRHorn

    NRHorn 1,000+ Posts

    Oh man, this was gold!
    Thanks
     
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  18. NRHorn

    NRHorn 1,000+ Posts

    Yessir, that was my point.

    After tough UT losses, I ban myself from HornFans for 24.5 hours because of the strong emotions from good people here who are as frustrated as I am.

    Feeely admit, without shame- I am that guy that feels like UT is going to crush it every year.
     
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  19. mchammer

    mchammer 10,000+ Posts

    We crushed it last year for 2.5 quarters.
     
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  20. Dionysus

    Dionysus Admin Admin

    Which is, like, well over half a game of crushing
     
  21. WorsterMan

    WorsterMan 10,000+ Posts

    So Arch Manning is clearly the most recent highly coveted UT commit that got much hype and buzz. Maybe one of the biggest....

    A few others off the top of my head:

    Quinn Ewers (portal diffused it some)
    Vince Young
    Earl Cambell
    Steve Worster
    Linus Baer

    Who am I forgetting?
     
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  22. ProdigalHorn

    ProdigalHorn 10,000+ Posts

    Edwin Simmons
    Chris Simms
    Cory Redding
    Shea Morenz (yeah I know...)
    Eric Metcalf was a pretty big deal but recruits didn't get hyped as much back then
     
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  23. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 10,000+ Posts

    Bill Bradley was a HS kid on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
     
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  24. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada 10,000+ Posts

    Let's see...
    Sergio Kindle
    Chris Simms
    Shea Morenz
    Jonathon Gray
    among many others who played but never matched the hype and buzz...
     
  25. horninchicago

    horninchicago 10,000+ Posts

    hic

    Oops...I thought you said HF commit.
     
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  26. RainH2burntO

    RainH2burntO 2,500+ Posts

    In case anyone missed it yesterday....

    In the wake of Arch's commitment....and as expected...we nabbed 5 new '23 commitments over the weekend with more pending.

    Arch Manning to Texas: Longhorns' fallout after unprecedented recruiting weekend momentous

    The effect is real and we will see more.

    The staff is killing it right now and seemingly checking all the boxes.
    We will see if game preparation, in game adjustments, and overall coaching and team fortitude come Fall weekends can match the efforts and apparent progress in culture building, recruiting, and off season moves and preparation.
     
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  27. moondog_LFZ

    moondog_LFZ 2,500+ Posts

    Chris Simms... VY has stated it was Simms coming to Texas that brought him to the 40 acres.
     
  28. WorsterMan

    WorsterMan 10,000+ Posts

    Some good adds Gents...
    Yeah, Chris Simms and Bill Bradley were 2 biggies I left off my top of the head list...
     
  29. mb227

    mb227 5,000+ Posts

    If you are drinking Natty Light, have you not already started alcohol detox?
     
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  30. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada 10,000+ Posts

    I see it more like, if you are willing to drink that bottom of the barrel crap, you might have a drinking problem.
     
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