Culpepper Commentary: ISU/ K-State thoughts

Pat Culpepper. (Will Gallagher/IT)

For the 92, 017 fans in attendance – and don’t start with the empty seats – there were plenty of Longhorns fans that stayed until Nick Rose ended the drama with a 21-yard game-winning field goal. Without question, this was an exciting, action packed football game.

Crossing Streams – 10/21/14

Brandon Jones at NFTC. (Justin Wells/IT)

What do you get when you mix the Stream of Consci__sness with even more recruiting and team info? You get Crossing Streams. Tons of team updates, and why buying Texas Football stock is a safe investment right now.

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Texas at fall practice. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar we’re going to get into the inner working of Texas’ win over a good ISU squad. If the state of United States politics start in Iowa, it’s interesting that Charlie Strong’s regime made his first stand against a team from the Hawkeye State.

Defense gets wake-up call

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Quandre Diggs is tired of talking about it. And that just means players have already had an earful from coaches after the ordinarily dependable Texas defense yielded a season-high 524 yards to Iowa State Saturday.

They’re all big at this point

Johnathan Gray. (Will Gallagher/IT)

It is important to note that on radio, on television, and in all of my writing, I speak from the player’s perspective. I do not usually look at it from an administrative perspective. I do not look at it from the perspective of the fan. Even though it might be close from a team perspective, I rarely look at it from the coach’s perspective. That was a big win against Iowa State!

Swoopes Saves the Day

Tyrone Swoopes. (Justin Wells/IT)

Nick Rose kicked a 21-yard FG with three seconds left to lift Texas past double-digit underdog Iowa State, 48-45, on Saturday. It took a season-best 48 points to offset an ordinarily dependable Texas defense that became so suddenly porous it would make Manny Diaz blush.

Five Quick Thoughts: Texas 48 ISU 45

Peter Jinkens vs Iowa State. (Will Gallagher/IT)

We saw the ever-growing confidence of a QB, the growing pains of a defense, and a team coming together tonight. Here are my Five Quick Thoughts following UT’s 48-45 win over Iowa State on Saturday night at DKR.