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PODCAST: The Recruiting Round-Up

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Lorenzo Joe is our guest on this week's show.

On the season debut of the Recruiting Round-Up, which airs weekly every Wednesday at 8 p.m. on AM 1300 The Zone, Horns247's Jeff Howe takes Longhorn fans through an hour of nothing but Texas football recruiting.

Horns247 recruiting insider Blake Munroe drops by to drop some knowledge on the respective recruitments of Jamal Adams and Solomon Thomas. This week's special guest on the show is Abilene Cooper quarterback and 2014 Longhorn four-star wide receiver commit Lorenzo Joe.

Recruiting Round-Up (43:58)

Segment 1

2:51 – Show preview
4:07 – On Texas landing 2014 Newton running back Kevin Shorter
7:43 – On 2016 Manvel wide receiver Reggie Hemphill committing to Texas
9:19 – Where Texas' 2014 class ranks nationally
9:33 – Jeff explains the 247Composite rankings
10:29 – Jeff runs down Texas' 2014 and 2015 recruiting class

Segment 2 with Horns247's Blake Munroe (12:46)

14:33 – On the two schools at the top of the list for Hebron safety Jamal Adams
15:54 – How Texas' 2013 season may affect Adams' decision
18:08 – How much has Duane Akina affected Adams' commitment
18:39 – On Texas' chances of getting a commitment from Coppell defensive end Solomon Thomas
20:05 – On Thomas' visits to Arkansas
21:09 – On 2015 Stephenville quarterback Jarrett Stidham

Segment 3 with 2014 Texas commit, Lorenzo Joe (22:45)

24:03 – On fall practice at Abilene Cooper
24:43 – He explains football in the Little Southwest Conference
25:42 – He tells the story of how he committed to Texas
26:30 – Has he ever second guessed his decision to commit so early?
27:04 – On being a Longhorn fan for a long time
27:44 – On his relationship with wide receiver coach Darrell Wyatt
28:37 – On recruiting other high school players to join him at Texas
30:27 – What does he expect to see on the field from Texas in 2013
31:10 – How playing quarterback in high school helps him become a better wide receiver
31:59 – How Abilene Cooper's coaching staff has prepared him to play at Texas

Segment 4 (33:42)

33:56 – Jeff on Lorenzo Joe
35:30 – On some of the bigger recruiting stories on
35:53 – On the five quarterbacks that Texas has offered in the 2015 class
37:35 – Jeff on the initial offers sent out by coaches for the 2014 class
38:34 – Jeff breaks down the current staff's ability to evaluate talent
41:49 – Who could Texas still add to the 2014 recruiting class

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