Fall camp is the time to forge team identities and create internal momentum heading into the season. With Texas now practicing in full pads, it’s full steam ahead for the beginning of the season. Here are some of the top storylines as fall camp continues:
The first day of fall camp is a day to get players, coaches and staff focused on the season ahead. It wasn’t about the fundamentals and making sure every move was perfect; it was more about making sure the spirit of the team was the correct one.
At last week’s Big 12 Media Days, Texas head coach Tom Herman and his players openly praised the progress Jamison and Ossai both made this past spring. With eight defensive starters gone, including both cornerbacks and two linebackers, Texas will need every man to step up if it hopes to build upon last season's success.
Nearly every Longhorn football telecast has shown footage of a baby Sam Ehlinger. The montage usually starts with a video of him singing “The Eyes of Texas” and ends with a still photo of him flashing the “Hook ‘Em” sign with both hands, all to illustrate one thing: He’s been waiting for this moment.
Tuesday was Day 2 of 2019 Big 12 Media Days, signaling the start of football season closing in. Each year, several changes and tweaks are made to the game in order to improve the safety and quality of the game.