Author Archives: Mike Blackwell

Norvell and Heard speak

Jay Norvell. (Will Gallagher/IT)

AUSTIN — Sifting through the carnage of Saturday’s 50-7 meltdown at TCU, Texas offensive play-caller Jay Norvell was surprisingly positive at his Tuesday media availability. Of course, he doesn’t really have a choice.

NOTES & QUOTES: Norvell and Heard

Jay Norvell. (Will Gallagher/IT)

University of Texas fans eager to move past the horror of the past two Saturdays were given Exhibit A at Tuesday media availability: quarterback Jerrod Heard. Yes, Heard was probably still hurting from the results of the previous two Texas games, but he didn’t show it.

Blackwell Commentary: Making Change

Texas flag. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Change is what we want. And we want it now, of course. Change your outlook. Change your fortunes. Change your culture. Make change. And then, change your mind. Change was certainly in the air – say, a few floors high in the air at Belmont Hall – during the 2013 football season.

Cowboys beat UT in OT, 65-63

Myles Turner. (Will Gallagher/IT)

After climbing all the way back from a 15-point deficit against the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Texas dropped a heartbreaker in overtime to drop its fourth consecutive game in the Big 12, 65-53, at the Frank Erwin Center on Wednesday.