Category Archives: Inside the Humidor

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Tyrone Swoopes. (Justin Wells/IT)

Is there a lede for an article that can truly capture a reader’s attention after a debacle like Saturday? I mean, unless you’re some sort of sadist, of course. After racking my brain for the better of the 12-hour jaunt from Houston to El Paso, I’ve concluded that there isn’t a lede or an article for that matter that is going to satisfy or assuage the majority of our readership or provide any kind of comfort to those who don’t have an agenda for this Texas staff.

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Texas at fall practice. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar we’re going to get into the inner working of Texas’ win over a good ISU squad. If the state of United States politics start in Iowa, it’s interesting that Charlie Strong’s regime made his first stand against a team from the Hawkeye State.

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Charlie Strong. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of the Humidor we’re going to do our very best to avoid the histrionics that come after a loss at the University of Texas—especially against the Baptists. The problem your humble correspondent is facing is that typically football teams with losing records have plenty of histrionics to go around as they try to find answers.

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Charlie Strong at the UT Spring game. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar it’s a mixed bag of sunshine and hope with a smidgeon of the apocalyptic as Texas heads into the murderer’s row of the schedule. El Cohiba Grande has some information to share on the Ash front that should have people cautiously optimistic about […]

Mondays in the Humidor with the Big Cigar

Charlie Strong at the Spring Game. (Will Gallagher/IT)

For Charlie Strong and the Texas Longhorns, the good news — it seems — is that the football program now has a plan. The staff knows the offense it wants to run, the defense it wants build, and the type of athlete to fill the roster on both sides of the ball to accomplish its goals.