Big 12 play opens, looking for team improvements, the Swoopes Plateau, not playing freshmen, flipping 3-stars, and his Big 12 Power Poll. It’s the Stream for your Tuesday.
Texas junior OT Kennedy Estelle has been dismissed from the Longhorn football team for a violation of team rules, Charlie Strong said Tuesday.
In this edition of an abbreviated, off-week Humidor, we’re going to attack the question hanging from last week’s article—where are we at as a football program after three weeks and do any of those answers portend significance in terms of Charlie Strong’s future with the Longhorns.
Texas QBs David Ash and Tyrone Swoopes spoke to the media today. Ash said goodbye and Swoopes knows it’s officially his team.
Here are some of the notes and quotes from Texas coach Charlie Strong at his Monday press conference.
Tidbits and meanderings while still trying to figure out how Texas lost last week’s game in Arlington to a UCLA team quarterbacked by Jesse Plemons, the Friday Night Lights actor who plays the role of Landry Clarke. I’ll get over it by kickoff next week…maybe.
Ideally the pre-conference slate of opponents accomplishes a few things for a football team. It slowly tests and prepares the team for conference play, it provides the team with a win or two that will look good on the resume, and it allows the coaches to firmly establish the team’s identity.
Texas may be off this week but Inside Texas is not. Neither is the Texas coaching staff and we have where they’ll be this weekend. We also have the latest on the newest offers, team notes, the Boyd Brothers, and an up-and-down week in Men’s Hoops. All inside the Scoop.
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.”
This is what I saw with my Nikon field glasses from the second level at AT&T Stadium on Saturday night.