Author Archives: Joe Cook

Herman outlines quarterback trio, assesses challenge of facing Trojans

Jerrod Heard (Will Gallagher/IT)

In the story that is Tom Herman’s first season leading the Longhorn football program, Saturday’s win over San Jose State served several important purposes including letting a true freshman quarterback earn valuable experience and earning Herman’s first victory as head coach at UT. That first experience for Sam means that this week’s matchup against the top five USC Trojans will not be Ehlinger’s first taste of college football if called on to play or start.

Herman’s Mulligan

No. 4 at Hancock (Joe Cook/IT)

The fourth hole at Hancock Golf Course several blocks north of the University of Texas is an interesting challenge. An elevated tee box overlooks a wide fairway, and the pin sits only 264 yards away from the blue, or back, tees.