Texas Football: 3 possible candidates for UT to replace Billy Glasscock

A big spot on the Texas football personnel staff opened up this week with Ole Miss hiring Billy Glasscock away from the Longhorns on Feb. 1.
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Brandon Harris, Texas director of recruiting

From what we've heard in the last 24 hours since Glasscock left Texas for Ole Miss, Brandon Harris is a very likely candidate for internal promotion to be the next director of player personnel. Texas's director of recruiting, Harris, has made a name for himself with his ability to recruit at the high school level and in the portal in the last few years.

Gerry Hamilton of On3/On Texas Football on YouTube mentioned Harris as a potential option among internal candidates to slide into the director of player personnel role.

Harris has done a tremendous job with high school and portal recruiting since he was hired at Texas in 2021. He's helped Sarkisian and the Longhorns back-to-back top-five ranked recruiting classes in the nation in the 247Sports Composite and On3 Industry Ranking in 2022 and 2023.

Texas is also on pace to achieve its third-straight top-five-ranked recruiting class in the nation for the 2024 cycle in the 247Sports Composite and On3 Industry Ranking.

Harris checks so many boxes as a potential candidate for internal promotion to fill this role as the next Texas director of player personnel. He's got the positive reputation that he's built for himself with multiple years of success recruiting in the modern era of college football.

He's also built valuable connections in the Southeast going back well before his time at Texas started, with the Longhorns joining the SEC in 2024.

If there was currently an odds on candidate from the early rumors and reporting for Sarkisian and the Longhorns to fill this spot on the support staff after Glasscock's departure on Feb. 1, Harris would probably be it.

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