Inside the Gameplan – Herman’s strategy to conquering the Big 12

Tom Herman (Will Gallagher/IT)

Tom Herman (Will Gallagher/IT)

With a full year done and over, we can now evaluate Tom Herman’s strategy for getting Texas back to where they need to be. Let’s set aside the non-conference slate for a moment. Herman drew the ideal slate in his first pre-conference schedule with a “firm enough” challenge from Maryland that of course went disastrously wrong, a tune-up against San Jose State, and then a true test of mettle against a fellow blueblood power in USC. That kind of schedule will be beneficial to Texas if/when they’re “back” to being a national contender.

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