Author Archives: Joe Cook

Third Annual IT Longhorn Talent Draft

Connor Williams. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Two years ago, Eric and Ian both drafted a 22 man squad from the Longhorn roster to see who could build the best offense and defense. Last year, Eric and I squared off, with the quarterback decision dictating much of the rest of the draft. My Resident Chefs take on Nahlin’s Norsemen once again this year. I had the first pick last season, so Eric gets the first pick this year.

Boyd, Jones talk DBU and Improvement

Kris Boyd. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Sophomore Brandon Jones and junior Kris Boyd both have a lot in common. Both were highly touted defensive backs from East Texas who were asked to contribute a lot as true freshmen.

Now with more experience under their belts, both players enter 2017 as key players in Todd Orlando’s defense.

Tom Herman post-practice quotes – 8/17/17

Garrett Graf (Will Gallagher/IT)

In Herman’s first appearance in front of the media in several days, there were many important topics covered such as tight end depth following Andrew Beck’s injury and the ongoing quarterback battle. Herman also talked about why Garrett Graf received a scholarship last night, as well as what he expects from his young running backs.

Wednesday PM Injury Update

Andrew Beck (Will Gallagher/IT)

Texas released the following statement Wednesday night: Texas senior TE Andrew Beck sustained a foot fracture in Wednesday’s practice, and the Longhorn medical staff is currently reviewing treatment options. Also, freshman DB Chris Brown sustained a high ankle sprain in Monday’s practice and his treatment and rehabilitation will require an extended amount of time.