Texas broke ground Saturday on Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium’s new south end zone facility with local and state politicians, university leadership, prolific donors, and the faces of the athletic department on hand to celebrate their vision of Texas having the best football facility in the country.
There is good reason for high expectations for sophomore offensive tackle Samuel Cosmi if his development prior to his third season at Texas is similar to his development during his first two.
AUSTIN — The total dissatisfaction not only on Texas head coach David Pierce’s face after Texas’ 9-8 loss to West Virginia, but on the faces of his players is now a very familiar sight for last season’s Big 12 champions.
Texas senior and 2018 first team All-Big 12 DB Kris Boyd was selected in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft with the 217th overall pick by the Minnesota Vikings. Boyd is the second Longhorn to be picked in the 2019 NFL Draft.
A few weeks ago, redshirt freshman catcher Turner Gauntt wasn’t wondering how he was going to hit a 1-2 pitch from Lamar’s AJ Ozorio-Brace for his first career hit in his first at bat as a Longhorn. He hadn’t picked up a baseball since he found out he wasn’t part of Texas’ final 35-man roster prior to the season. He was just a student living what he called a “very average college life.”
Replacing starters along the offensive line is never an easy task, but the addition of Georgia Tech grad transfer Parker Braun to a competition between several players who have seen game action in the trenches has concern levels about the first offensive line lower than other positions.