Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Tyrone Swoopes. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar we’ll once again keep inside the lines, for the most part, considering actual, real life football is upon us. El Cohiba Grande gives us the goods about what to expect this weekend against the Irish. The Cigar will talk unit by unit along with some macro-level talk that should have Horns fans pretty optimistic about Saturday.

Has anything changed with Tyrone Swoopes?

Tyrone Swoopes. (Will Gallagher/IT)

AUSTIN — Texas officially named Tyrone Swoopes its starter today as head coach Charlie Strong and a few players were made available to the media. Below are the raw quotes from Swoopes and what they were about but I wanted to point out a few that just baffled me.

The Scoop: Part II – 8/29/15

DeMarco Boyd. (Justin Wells/IT)

We talk to the nation’s top safety, get evaluations on commits/targets, team update with a new injury, and one more prospect sets up an OV to Austin. We also wrap-up Week 1 in Texas HS football with stats and numbers in the Scoop Part II.

Horns On the Road Again

Chris Hall. courtesy of TexasSports)

I always preferred away games to home games, always. The experience meant so much more than playing at home (with a few exceptions). I’m not dissing Texas fans or Darrell K. Royal Stadium — those I dearly love. Although, we are known for leaving in the third quarter.

Inside Scoop – 8/28/15

Jamal Pettigrew. (Justin Wells/IT)

We look closely at an OOS LB, the state of Louisiana recruiting, and get a preview of Notre Dame from someone who covers Notre Dame. We also look at the latest from hoops recruiting as Shaka Smart lines up his next potential Longhorns in Austin. All here in the Scoop.