A peculiarity surrounding every new assistant coaching hire is figuring out their locations on game day. Texas took away some intrigue when the game notes for Saturday’s game with UTEP listed where Texas’ 10 assistants would be during the 2020 season.
The 2020 season has set up well for Texas ever since we witnessed encouraging glimpses amidst disappointing results early in Tom Herman’s tenure. Given the roller coaster nature of that tenure, it’s worth noting Herman has done well to restore justifiable optimism in the 2020 season.
Being the child of a sports psychopath, my son's first words were not "dad" or "mom." His first words were, "we are just going to take it one game at a time" because that's what always needs to be said.
The Texas game with UTEP is almost more of a glorified scrimmage than a game, but at least it’s still a game and one which the Miners will try to win. The season opener is usually against a useful patsy, but will still often reveal underlying realities.