The play took just under seven seconds or so. Six-point-seven-eight seconds, to be exact. A simple handoff, like thousands of others you've seen. Ball is shotgun-snapped to the quarterback, quarterback hands ball to running back. Simple. And then, Keaontay Ingram happened.
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.
The 2018 Preview Magazine is here. It includes a Q&A with Tom Herman from Justin Wells, profiles of Kris Boyd and Patrick Vahe by Mike Blackwell, Joe Cook's summary of Herman's offensive principles, Scipio Tex' analysis on the 2018 Texas defense, Eric Nahlin's position-by-position team preview, and Ian Boyd's look at the schedule.
The story of former Texas football player Greg Ploetz is an inspiring one, a portrait of great accomplishments brushed alongside aching sadness. In a world that insists upon black-and-white absolutes - right and wrong, good and bad, love and hate - Ploetz's tale will always be painted in gray strokes.
An otherwise sleepy part of the sports calendar - otherwise known as "May" - was awakened in startling fashion earlier this week by the folks wearing the robes in the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.