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The Inside Scoop – 11/28/16

Texas players before the RS. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Our first Inside Scoop of the Tom Herman era should be a good one. Things are about to be a little different under Herman, and we break down each detail. We also go into recruiting and what Herman’s priorities will be in his first few days on Texas’ campus.

IT Primer: TCU at Texas

Texas vs TCU (Will Gallagher/IT)

Bowl eligibility (and possibly more) is on the line for both teams as Texas welcomes TCU for a day after Thanksgiving tilt. Gary Patterson brings his Horned Frogs to Austin to play Charlie Strong in what might be his final game as head coach at the University of Texas. Feast here, we’ve got you covered:

Fridays in the Hermador -11/25/16

Tom Herman. (courtesy of UH)

Thursday evening, after weeks of keeping our cool while others repeatedly broke their hollowed-out tooth cyanide capsule, we finally felt the coaching search pressure a bit based on some very reliable information. And damn am I pissed about that because thanks to some quick action I once again think UT is back to neutral with Herman’s car headed downhill to Austin, provided the UT admin doesn’t set up any spike-strips.

Five Quick Thoughts: Kansas 24, Texas 21 (OT)

Charlie Strong. (Will Gallagher/IT)

LAWRENCE, KS — A win is a win no matter how ugly it is. But a loss to a team that hasn’t won on the Big 12 it seems since the Clinton administration is about as bad as it gets.

And from a different angle, when your running back continues to shatter records because you’re force feeding him 51 carries – the most in D1 since 2000 and seven from the all-time mark, this loss is the type that gets coaches fired. No matter how many values he has. Here are our Five Quick Thoughts following KU’s 24-21 OT win over Texas on Saturday.