Football

Inside the Gameplan: Buechele and the Blitz

The blitz has always served as a cheat code for defenses that want to rattle a young QB and fluster him badly enough that he falls apart and can’t even execute simple reads and throws. For Shane Buechele to navigate the 2016 schedule he’s going to need particular skills and a knowledge of how the league likes to blitz and attack in order to keep his head above water when opponents throw complicated looks and pressures at him. His ability to do so much may prove to be one of the major themes of the season.
Football

Inside the Gameplan: UT’s identity in 2016

Included in some of the practice reports from Texas’ spring scrimmages and battles has been some info on what the coaches feel will be the strength of this team. When you combine that trickling stream of info with the game film from 2015 and typical growth projections for a young team, you can start to get a picture of what the 2016 Texas Longhorns identity will be.