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Cedric Reed is but one of the Longhorns’ draft eligible players that reportedly will return for the 2014 season. That’s quite the boost for new head coach Charlie Strong and [insert defensive coordinator here].
This is where the challenge lies for Strong and his still to be determined staff. While Texas isn’t coming off its best year, the expectations for a coach of Strong’s caliber are still going to be unrealistically high. Losing commitments isn’t going to help that cause.
It’s not all gloom and doom for Texas’ recruiting, though. Retaining the commitment of a four star defensive lineman is an early victory for the new regime.
BON discusses Strong taking recommendations from Chip Kelly and shoots down some rumors such as Ohio State’s Tom Herman.