Longhorns in the Portal 2021

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by LHABSOB, Nov 30, 2021.

  1. LHABSOB

    LHABSOB 1,000+ Posts

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  2. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada 10,000+ Posts

    I once had high hopes for him.
     
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  3. Handler

    Handler 500+ Posts

    Owens to Tech, Cooks to Ole Miss
     
  4. bystander

    bystander 5,000+ Posts

    As did I. I watched his high school tape and he seemed to be a guided missile. Just forward and downhill. Maybe his instincts aren't as good as they need to be at this level.
     
  5. NRHorn

    NRHorn 1,000+ Posts

    I know I’ll be lambasted, but if I told my wife I was going to the Match.com portal to see my options- I would be dismissed.

    Love to see that be the case here. Best of luck, truly. But adios.
     
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  6. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 10,000+ Posts

    Kid can be a star, but it's not likely that the coaching staff will still be there in September.
     
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  7. dukesteer

    dukesteer 5,000+ Posts

    Someone on ESPN radio made an interesting suggestion this morning:

    Regarding NIL deals, any player who portals from the school where his NIL deal was made has the deal immediately terminated.
     
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  8. Vino Bevo

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    I agree wholeheartedly and would think/expect that would be the case, but who knows in these crazy times.
     
  9. Sydhank

    Sydhank 100+ Posts

    If Adeoye and Cooks couldn't get consistent run ahead of the LBs we played with all year then I don't blame them for going somewhere else. Can't imagine many power 5 schools with worse LB play than we had though.
     
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  10. erbutch

    erbutch 250+ Posts

    It would be interesting to find out how many of these kids are interested in academics anymore. Maybe we should just do away with academic scholarships.It wont be long before we have free agency,draft choices,salary caps and so on. College Football is now the NFL minors.
     
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  11. Handler

    Handler 500+ Posts

    Texas could use a draft to help catch the Joneses...
     
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  12. erbutch

    erbutch 250+ Posts

    Maybe we could give them a choice. Academics or salary.
     
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  13. everette

    everette 100+ Posts

    It could be injury related.
     
  14. MajorRules00

    MajorRules00 500+ Posts

    Best of luck to Ayodele. Thanks for your efforts this season!
     
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  15. I_Dont_Exist

    I_Dont_Exist 1,000+ Posts

    Al'Vonte Woodard enters. Surprised he didn't leave sooner. Best of luck.
     
  16. Handler

    Handler 500+ Posts

    That's 6 Wideouts that have left in last 12 months. With all the misses in this year's class at WR, it's time for Coleman to go.
     
  17. beijinghorn1

    beijinghorn1 500+ Posts

    I am not sure that I can agree with this. When you look at all the scholarships that TH gave out to WRs and how many division 1 WRs he left behind.... What a mess. I always wondered why all the Olineman who did not make it, left the team but the WRs stayed. I say good move Coleman minus the recruiting misses.
     
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  18. Handler

    Handler 500+ Posts

    Wease and Haselwood are both now officially in portal. I hope we are putting on a full court press for them. They won't be in there much longer. Stogner heading to South Carolina.
     
  19. LAGA4

    LAGA4 250+ Posts

    Sounds good but how would you enforce it.
     
  20. moondog_LFZ

    moondog_LFZ 2,500+ Posts

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  21. mchammer

    mchammer 10,000+ Posts

  22. Horn6721

    Horn6721 10,000+ Posts

    If you have been in the portal for 2 YEARS and no one wants you maybe you need to reevaluate.
    Do WE still have to provide the schollie?
     
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  23. beijinghorn1

    beijinghorn1 500+ Posts

    I am a bit dissapointed that this list is not at least a little longer. I thought one of Sark's strategies was to weed out all the malcontents. Losing 4-5 players to the portal who never did much does not seem like weeding out the malcontents. In fact, it seems to be more or less in line with every other college football team. Also, it seems like the guys are taking their time at least making it look like it is their decision except for the first 2-3.
     
  24. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada 10,000+ Posts

    Did you stop to think we may not be through yet?
     
  25. moondog_LFZ

    moondog_LFZ 2,500+ Posts

    Early signing is just around the corner.
    Sark and players both may be waiting to see what that looks like.
     
  26. Vino Bevo

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  27. p_town_horn

    p_town_horn 1,000+ Posts

  28. LousianaHorn

    LousianaHorn Kabong

    could be some more malcontents being weeded out.
     
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  29. Horns11

    Horns11 5,000+ Posts

    Guess we know who was giggling in the Davis video after all. Also explains Foster's absence for the bulk of the KSU game.

    I really thought Adimora was going to come around and become that rover player that Coach K is known for. Surprised that Anthony Cook stepped up and stole it from him.
     
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  30. ATX_Horns

    ATX_Horns 100+ Posts

    Says a ton about Character or Culture or whatever you want to call it. I've said before, burn it to the ground and start with guys that are hungry to rep TEXAS FOOTBALL !!!
     
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