The Texas Longhorns are well known for their success in recruiting. It's not uncommon for them to be essentially finished recruiting before their season even begins (even though signing day doesn't come until February). But a new rule could put a chink in the armor.

The rule states that a publicly designated head coach in waiting is bound by the same recruiting rules as the current head coach. That's to prevent teams with designated successors from gaining a recruiting advantage. The NCAA has sought to curb off-campus recruiting by head coaches but the new rule effectively limits assistants in waiting as well. Texas and Maryland were given a one-year reprieve, but not an indefinite one.

Given how easily it seems that the 'Horns gobble up talent, perhaps they'd laugh at any such rule....

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