Fridays in the Humidor – 9/7/18

Breckyn Hager (Will Gallagher/IT)

There’s an interesting interplay this week with trying to get the team to play loose, not over-think, and come out playing with their hair on fire at kick off, and the staff (Tom Herman specifically) coaching them very hard this week.

Dazed and confused

Jeffrey McCulloch (Will Gallagher/IT)

Austin has kept it weird for decades, and recently this ever-growing hamlet of the bizarre celebrated the 25th – yes, 25th – anniversary of the Capitol city-produced classic movie, Dazed and Confused.

Inside the Gameplan: Reassessing the 2018 Texas offense

Keaontay Ingram (Will Gallagher/IT)

Not everyone has been willing or capable of putting their finger on it but there was a fair amount in the Maryland game to suggest that Texas is indeed a team with a ceiling as a B12 champion in the 2018 season. A slow start, bizarre game, and three consecutive turnovers suggested this offense is in pretty poor shape. In reality, Texas was able to attack Maryland in a variety of ways that should translate to success against B12 opponents provided this team can put together a consistent performance from start to finish in weeks to come.