We’re heading down the stretch in 2017 and the Longhorns control their own destiny. We’re talking team updates, injury report, and all the recruiting. It’s just another Monday with a jam-packed Inside Scoop.
It was bound to happen somewhere along the line. Playing hard has been covering for a multitude of less than smart football decisions by our usually scrappy defenders. We found out going around 90% isn’t enough against a team that outworks our effort. Give Kansas credit—they came to play 60 minutes. We took some really poor angles, covered the hell out of grass instead of playing the ball, and left our pass rush desire at the front door entrance.
AUSTIN — Prior to Saturday’s game in Austin, the Kansas Jayhawks scored 29 points over the last four games, including getting shutout twice. They had not scored more than 25 points against the Longhorns this century, and had only scored that many away from home just once this season.
Five Quick Thoughts after Texas beat Kansas Saturday night 42-27…
It’s time to wash out last year’s loss in Lawrence. Texas-KU previews, Herman/coaches quotes, the loaded recruiting visitor list, and more. It’s Gameday, y’all.
Texas looks for revenge after last year’s upset in Lawrence. We talk UT-KU, offensive/defensive standouts, Game of the Week, and the Upset of the Week. The Inside Texas Roundtable discusses all.
Texas head coach Shaka Smart entered this season with high expectations. Friday’s season opener against the Northwestern State Demons gave him an opportunity to see if his young, talented team could live up to those expectations.
A losing record is a big deal when it happens to a revenue sport at the University of Texas.
During Shaka Smart’s second season as head coach of the Longhorns, he led the team to an 11-22 record. It was and still is a disappointing mark considering he had a lottery pick on his team in Jarrett Allen, but the offseason has helped to mitigate much of the disappointment 2016-17 was.
The 2017-18 version of the Texas Longhorns goes live tonight as UT hosts the Northwestern State Demons at the Erwin Center.
Week 11 schedules for Texas commits and targets.