Author Archives: Ian Boyd

About Ian Boyd

Ian moved to Austin as a 9-year old, chose the Longhorns over the Aggies thanks to Ricky Williams and never looked back or thought twice about it. After graduating from The University in '09 with a History degree, he's been writing about the strategies and trends of Longhorn football and the game in general.

Inside Texas Podcast – 10/2/14

Quandre Diggs. (Will Gallagher/IT)

We talk Texas – Baylor in the Inside Texas Podcast this week. Baylor visits Austin as 16.5 favorites on Saturday. Join Justin Wells and Ian Boyd at 1:30 pm (CT). Our guests include Mark Seymour from Our Daily Bears and IT’s Eric Nahlin talks recruiting UT weekend.

Inside the Texas Gameplan: UT’s identity


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.

Inside Texas Podcast: 9/11/14

Adam Ulatoski blocks Texas A&M. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Justin and Ian are joined by Texas-Ex Adam Ulatoski as they talk about the state of the Texas Longhorns football program; past, present, and future, and look ahead to the matchup with No. 10 UCLA at AT&T Stadium on Saturday. Let’s podcast, y’all.

Looking back, looking ahead


Texas’ victory against North Texas was perfect for revealing the differing strategies and starting conditions of the Texas offense and defense. Strong, Bedford, and the defensive staff inherited a richly talented squad on defense with years of experience but a lack of know-how, confidence, and ultimately toughness up the middle. Looking back at North Texas […]