In the movie Million Dollar Baby, Morgan Freeman’s role of Eddie Scrap-Iron Dupris talks with Clint Eastwood’s role of Frankie Dunn telling him, “People die everyday Frankie – mopping floors and washing dishes. You know what their last thought is? I never got my shot.”
There’s a great diversity of opinion about Texas Tech’s chances for success in 2014. New head coach, old Raider hero, and recruiting heartthrob Kliff Kingsbury did an undeniably great job in Year 1 with Tech.
When South Grand Prairie defensive back, Jason Hall, signed his letter-of-intent last February, it barely registered on the radar. He was largely viewed as a lengthy, somewhat versatile piece in the secondary, but there certainly weren’t expectations for him to play early.
The question of KSU’s almost total dominance over Mack Brown’s version of Texas football is a difficult one to answer. Kansas State had an amazing run of success against Texas from 1998 to 2013 going 7-3 vs Texas in that time and outscoring the Longhorns 322 to 210 in those 10 games for an average score of 32-21.
In this edition of Inside the Humidor we’ve got one thing — team stuff. It’s an amalgamation of practice reports and inside the coaches offices when it comes to depth charts. We’ve also got a couple of interesting anecdotes with the start of the season basically two weeks away. Grab a scotch, preferable on the rocks in this 95 degree weather, and we’ll give you the goods inside the Humidor.