Plus: Big hoops commitment drops today
Inch by inch since he took over for once Heisman Trophy hopeful Spencer Rattler, Oklahoma Sooners true freshman quarterback Caleb Williams has worked his way into the college football MVP conversation. It’ll require something of a moonshot for Williams to land the honor once the season’s in the bag, especially with the likes of Michigan State Spartans running back Kenneth Walker performing like he is, but it’s in the realm of possibility.
Here’s one example of why that is:
CALEB WILLIAMS KEEPS IT FOR THE 40-YARD TD pic.twitter.com/lvbh3K3rut
— ESPN (@espn) October 23, 2021
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Former Texas assistant Traylor building a winner at UTSA
247Sports: Morning Brew: Game at Baylor, seen as ho-hum before the season, now has big implications for Texas
247Sports: Pick Six: What I want to see from Texas coming out of the bye
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
247Sports: The Stampede: The latest from Louisiana
247Sports: 247Sports Crystal Ball Forecast: Top247 recruit to Texas
247Sports: Texas offers young pair of offensive linemen from SoCal power St. John Bosco
247Sports: Five-star safety Jacoby Mathews details Texas visit and busy recruitment
247Sports: Texas offer stands out to 2023 DL Kyran Bourda
Inside Texas: Four Texas Longhorns recruiting notes and nuggets
Inside Texas: Recruiting notes on Texas targets in Utah
Inside Texas: Humidor: Scrimmage notes, coaches on the road, decision looming for top-40 hoops prospect
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Dallas Morning News: For Big 12 teams, the conference championship race has become a four-way sprint
Our Daily Bears: The Big 12 is there for Baylor’s taking. It starts with beating Texas.
Our Daily Bears: The similarities and differences with the 2019 season
Viva the Matadors: Kirby Hocutt has an opportunity to unify the fan base immediately
Viva the Matadors: It’s official: The Wells has run out of water
Frogs O’ War: MMQB: Frogs down bad
Crimson and Cream Machine: Recap: OU escapes with a 35-23 win over Kansas
Cowboys Ride For Free: Gundy gets new five year contract
The Smoking Musket: What I think after West Virginia saves its season (for now)
The Smoking Musket: West Virginia grinds out first road win since 2019, tops TCU in Fort Worth
Rock Chalk Talk: The promising Devin Neal
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: The fan who gave back Tom Brady’s 600th touchdown ball made a huge mistake
SB Nation: Ja’Marr Chase makes more NFL history after burning Ravens for 82-yard TD
NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- Five-star forward Dillon Mitchell is making his commitment decision today.
JUST IN: Montverde (Fla.) Academy 5 ⭐️ small forward Dillon Mitchell will make his commitment on Monday at 5:00 p.m. CST.
His finalists are Florida State, Tennessee, and Texas.
— Nick Harris (@NickHarris247) October 25, 2021