Posts Tagged ‘Texas football’

A Tribute to James Street

Posted by    |    October 2nd, 2013 at 3:22 pm

Texas icon James Street died Monday, September 30 at the age of 65. The two-sport all star is best known for his heroics during the Texas vs Arkansas game that led to being crowned the 1969 National Champion in college football. This video is courtesy of the Longhorn Network.

Texas Commit Jerrod Heard Selected For Elite 11 Finals

Posted by    |    June 3rd, 2013 at 11:07 am

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2014 Longhorn QB recruit Jerrod Heard was selected for the prestigious Elite 11 Finals, where he’ll receive additional professional level QB tutelage, learning from some of the best in the business.

There’s no telling how any QB prospect will ultimately pan out at the college level, but he fits my perfect profile for the college game. He burst on to the scene as a sophomore as the successor to JD Walsh at Denton Guyer. And that’s when he first got my attention. As a junior, Heard led Denton Guyer to the state championship. Where he demonstrated his will to win and a flair for the dramatic, accounting for all 7 Denton Guyer touchdowns in a 48-37 win over Georgetown. A win in which Denton Guyer trailed 30-14 halfway through the 3rd quarter.

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Thoughts on the Spring Game

Posted by    |    April 6th, 2013 at 12:10 pm

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For all the gut punches Mack Brown has taken of late, most of them well deserved, he landed two counterpunches of his own by hosting a Sophomore Day for the super crunko talented 2015 class, and then moving the spring game to the Saturday the Texas relays ended. Perhaps this is the work of Bama wunderkid Patrick Suddes. I’d like to think so, but let’s just give Mack credit for something, shall we? It’s been awhile. We’re friends again!

This year’s Orange & White game yielded a much bigger, more … vibrant (?) crowd, cleverly drawing kids that were already here for track, hanging out at Highland Mall, or loitering on 6th Steet, but could also conveniently drop in on a football practice. I didn’t get to see the game in person because I was dodging oil & gas semitrucks frackin their asses at 100 mph down route 80 on my way to the vibrant metropolis of Beeville, TX. Turning a naval base into a prison is never a good thing. beowulf would thrive there.

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The $5 million dollar man

Posted by    |    November 25th, 2012 at 2:26 pm

We were trying to create a one liner that would sum up how the Longhorn faithful think about the 2012 football season. Then we remembered this:

If a coach makes $5 million+ a year and works at a successful institution, then it should not be surprising to find that  someone would create a parody video about the state of UT football.

After losing to TCU, it is also not surprising that UT’s PR machine would say this.

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Texas Longhorns Football Legend Darrell Royal is Dead

Posted by    |    November 7th, 2012 at 8:28 am

Darrell K Royal, the highly successful and legendary former Texas football coach known for creating the wishbone offense and winning two NCAA football national championships, has died. He was 88.