It seems only yesterday we were going through the wide range of emotions over a wild class of 2015 recruiting cycle, but today we’re sending them off and thanking them for their blood, sweat, tears, and patience.
Only a handful of seniors were available on Tuesday to the local Austin media. Prior to their last home game as Longhorns, Inside Texas asked them what one of their favorite moments, or clip to lead off a highlight reel would be.
The Texas High School playoffs begin tonight with a ton of Texas targets and commitments set to make their run at the 2018 state championship. Take a look.
Ian joins Eric to review Texas Tech and discuss Kliff Kingsbury, provide a look at Iowa State and Matt Campbell, and go over the Big 12 Conference race. Finally, the two touch on some of the visitors expected in Austin this weekend
Texas’ home date with Iowa State is the de-facto semi-final for the Big 12 championship game. Now technically things can still go awry if the Longhorns lose and West Virginia beats Oklahoma State, then loses to Oklahoma (assuming the Sooners avoid catastrophe against the Jayhawks). Things would have been simplified had the ‘Pokes fielded a kicker who could consistently make extra points, or had Taylor Cornelius hit a flat route on a rollout, but Texas is still in decent position to get a shot in the Big 12 final if they beat Iowa State.
Iowa State has had two seasons in one year.
I’m constantly reminded that babies grow up in the blink of an eye, and to enjoy each of the stages of maturation while in the moment. It seems like weekly, if not daily, I see something new snap in my son’s eyes, cognition that wasn’t there when I put him to bed the night before. I think the parallels can be made to this Texas offense and its starting quarterback with the leaps and bounds it has made in not just the last year, but over the last few months.
Eric Nahlin explains the musical chairs resulting from the ever-changing national landscape of 2019 RB recruiting.
Here’s how Texas ran the ball against the Texas Tech Red Raiders.
In his tenure at Texas, head coach Tom Herman has consistently stated the goal for his program is to be in contention for the Big 12 Championship in the months of November and December. It was a mantra he repeated after the season-opening loss to Maryland and at several other points throughout the year. In order to remain in contention for the conference crown, Texas must defeat visiting Iowa State this Saturday.