BEDFORD: Notes and Quotes – 10/22/14

Vance Bedford. (Justin Wells/IT)

Vance Bedford has to have a little bit of the movie character ‘Carrie’ in him these days, befitting the Halloween season. After last week’s 48-45 win against Iowa State, the Texas defensive coordinator said Wednesday that his players saw a little bit of the good – and the bad – side of his personality over the weekend.

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


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!