Category Archives: Inside the Humidor

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Malik Jefferson. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor we’re going with a bit of an abbreviated version. Last week we hit you with the offensive depth chart and this week we’ll complete the cycle by giving you the defensive depth chart from staff sources. We’ve also got some injury news and we’ll put a bow on it with a basketball cigar’s take on the win versus the Sooners. It was Smart, pardon the pun, but that’s how we roll inside the Humidor.

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar – 2/22/16

Charlie Strong. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor we’ve got more depth chart news that you won’t want to miss. In other news, there’s not much on the workout front as the coaches gave the kids a bit of a respite this last week. Finally, the Cigar talks “a little” about the subpoena issued this weekend regarding Coach Strong. We’ll tell you as much as we possibly can as per usual inside the Humidor.

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Malik Jefferson. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor we’re going to change the format up a bit considering the only real information comes from the team and current winter workouts. We’ll talk about lifts and running and what-not but the real treat is the current depth chart which the kids are acutely aware of. We’ve got a coaching nugget and also hope to have a projected August depth chart by folks that know, but as of this writing, that information is not forthcoming

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar – Q&A

Sterlin Gilbert. (Angelo State Athletics)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor we’ll take reader questions for the Big Cigar as we get into the meat of winter workouts. We received a lot of great questions but with so many submissions, we could only answer a portion of the questions. If your question didn’t get answered, in the vast majority of the cases it wasn’t because we don’t like you, it’s just because there was no real good answer at the time or there simply wasn’t enough room, inside the Humidor.

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Charlie Strong and Jordan Elliott at UTL. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor we’ve got some information on team workouts and if you are paying close attention, it provides a window to which players the coaches consider to be leaders on this football team. The Cigar also has some information on the growing quarterback debate…is it Shea Morenz? James Brown? Or someone else no one has ever heard of, like say, Major Applewhite?

Mondays in the Humidor with Big Cigar

Kai Locksley. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor the Big Cigar we will look at several factors that come into play for the 2016 version of the Texas Longhorns and indirectly Charlie Strong’s tenure. El Cohiba Grande has ground level intel about how the big recruiting weekend went, which should speak well of the program going forward. The Cigar also gets into team workouts which have begun in earnest earlier this week.

Inside the Humidor – Tuesday Edition

Charlie Strong. (Will Gallagher/IT)

I know some of the questions in the Humidor Q&A involved position coaching changes so luckily I was able to circle back with the Big Cigar this morning and get some news on that. It may not be what most want to hear but I think it further illustrates the dysfunction with this program and the direction it wants to go.

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar – 1/4/16

Charlie Strong. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor the Big Cigar the information is pretty evenly split between recruiting information and winds blowing in the athletic department. The Cigar discusses the likelihood of closing with a strong class on one hand, but cautions against optimism at the team level because of rumors of unrest should the Strong regime stumble out of the blocks in 2016.

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar – 12/21/15

Malik Jefferson. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor the Big Cigar we’ll come at you with some team news as we head into perhaps the most important winter/spring practices of the Charlie Strong tenure. We’ll also get the Cigar’s take on what to expect out of the squad and specifically Sterlin Gilbert as we head into vital 2016 preparations. In this abbreviated version of the Humidor, we will also try to give our take about what goes down in 2016 and beyond, inside the Humidor.