Scipio Tex: Kansas State Postmortem – defense/special teams

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Honestly, I thought Todd Orlando started the game as if he’d never seen a reel of KSU offensive tape.

The first quarter saw Longhorn corners playing off coverage on the worst receiving corps in the Big 12 (KSU’s best WRs are a freshman and former walk on) and KSU had to give the bulk of their RB carries to their 3rd and 4th string RBs due to lingering injuries to their two primaries. The Wildcats best offensive player – QB Skylar Thompson – was politely proffered open receivers on ill-advised third down blitzes that brought Texas DBs from Welch Hall at angles that mock Pyathogoras.

Texas even managed to make the Wildcats look explosive rather than possession oriented.

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