There is a real opportunity for new head coach Steve Sarkisian and in 2022 Texas Soccer Team class to capitalize on the wave of chaos on the trail with rival Oklahoma Sooners following the departure of now-former head coach Lincoln Riley last weekend. Riley shocked college football on November 28 when it was announced he was leaving Norman, OK, to become the next head coach of the USC Trojans.
The news that Riley will be leaving Norman for the seemingly greener prairies of southern California suggests a strong possibility that the Longhorns on the recruiting road will begin a potential mass exodus of fugitives from the class of 2022. Oklahoma. Texas could be one of the biggest beneficiaries as Riley leaves Oklahoma for USC on the recruiting trail and in the NCAA Transfer Portal.
Texas Soccer May Stuck Some Current/Former Oklahoma Post-Lincoln Riley Commitments
This also comes at an opportune time for the Longhorns, who are trying to complete their 2022 class before the Early Signing Stage later this month. Texas recently had a string of unfortunate events in the hiring process, including missing out on a promising blue-chip pair that was a long-term goal of their 2022 class.
The two main goals the Longhorns missed for their final class of 2022 include 5-star wide receiver Frisco-Liberty Evan Stewart, who has committed to the Texas A&M Aggies, and four-star Corner Canyon (UT) quarterback Devin Brown, who committed to the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Here are three current/previous Oklahoma commits that the Longhorns should try and reverse after Riley leaves Norman to become the next USC head coach.
https://hookemheadlines.com/2021/12/02/3-2022-ou-commits-texas-should-flip-post-lincoln-riley/ 3 2022 OU pledges Texas to turn the tide after Lincoln Riley