Herman’s pitch resonating with top-rated recruits
New coach emphasizing program’s people to lure talented 2018 class.
If Tom Herman knew why his recruiting sales pitch was so effective, “I’d bottle it up and sell it and work a lot less hours,” he said Wednesday.
Herman still hasn’t coached a game with the Longhorns. He presides over a program that’s gone through three straight losing seasons. But just as he did at Houston, Herman is convincing recruits UT has a bright future.
There’s no other way to explain this scorching hot streak the Longhorns are enjoying on the recruiting trail. This month alone, Texas has secured commitments from the state’s 13th-best defensive tackle, the nation’s No. 1-ranked junior college tight end and another four-star tight end from Houston.
Recruiting rankings can be iffy, but the fact is Texas currently has the nation’s No. 2-ranked recruiting » »
With a flurry of recent commitments, Texas coach Tom Herman has put together the nation's second-best recruiting class despite the program's three straight losing seasons.