Category Archives: Football

USC Postmortem: Defense

Chris Nelson (Will Gallagher/IT)

I thought the Texas defense would play well against USC’s straightforward offense because of the Trojan’s lack of misdirection, no QB involvement in the running game, Tee Martin’s conventional approach, and JT Daniels’ youth and inexperience.

Coach V’s Grades – USC

Sam Ehlinger (Will Gallagher/IT)

We had a mixture of flashes combined with a steady workman like effort to beat a pretty good USC defense last night. We almost eliminated all ugly. It was obvious that we had all eleven focused and they stayed ready to keep from getting ready. Well done men.

Texas thumps No. 22 USC, 37-14

Lil’Jordan Humphrey (Will Gallagher/IT)

AUSTIN, Tx — Following two uninspiring performances to open the season, Texas decided to turn it on. And did they ever.

UT dominated in all three phases of the game as the Longhorns knocked off No. 22 Southern California, 37-14 in front of a record 103, 507 fans on an electrically charged Saturday night at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium.

IT Gameday Primer – USC

Texas vs. USC (Will Gallagher/IT)

The Horns play host to west coast rival USC on Saturday. With revenge on its mind from last season’s close loss and the list of impressive recruiting prospects to attend, this is shaping up to be a huge weekend. Here’s everything you need to know.