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Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Malik Jefferson.(Justin Wells/IT)

In this abbreviated Spring Break edition of Mondays in the Humidor, our sources will get into the team mindset as it gets ready for spring ball. The kids have earned a nice long week of rest and relaxation but they all know it’s the calm before the storm. Lay off the Jack and Coke lads, Coach Moorer looms large.

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Charlie Strong. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor we’ll begin things with our weekly assessment of winter strength and conditioning. As always we have this last week’s outstanding performers from basically all of the position groups. We’ll also talk about who may be on the attrition bubble and why, along with a short list of players who have made their way in Dante’s 10th Circle of Hell, aka, Pat Moorer’s proverbial Pit.

3 Positions to Watch in Spring

Dorian Leonard. (Justin Wells/IT)

Quarterbacks? We don’t need no stinkin’ quarterbacks! Instead, Inside Texas delves into the three most important position battles going into spring ball, fully recognizing that you need someone to throw the ball from here to there to win ball games. We’ll leave that beaten horse for another day. Instead, consider this less controversial offering…

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Jerrod Heard. (Justin Wells/IT)

In this Valentine’s edition of Monday’s in the Humidor we’re throwing bouquets and breaking hearts with depth chart madness you can’t get anywhere else. As a “can’t get it anywhere else” aside, if you haven’t picked up the Inside Texas Firemen’s calendar, you’ll want to spend the $5.95 for March and April alone for Ian Boyd and Justin Wells’ ode to 50 Shades of Gray.

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Charlie Strong. (Justin Wells/IT)

In this edition of Monday’s in the Humidor we have a special hacker free version. Out with the Commodore Computers and in with some player personnel news that should give you more insight to what is going on as the team heads into spring. The Cigar walks us through what is going on with some of the younger guys and a couple of players who need the light to come on quick before their time on the 40 is done. We’ll also talk a little bit about the quarterback position. Hint…