In the midst of the national quarantine, ESPN is airing Texas’ 2006 Rose Bowl victory over the USC Trojans for a national audience Thursday at 7 p.m. Central. That win yielded Texas’ 4th national championship and their first since 1970. It cemented Mack Brown as an all-time Texas coach and figure, and quarterback Vince Young as an all-time football legend. It also crushed the “three-Pete” USC narrative that Generation Z probably doesn’t fully understand or recall like older generations.
The coronavirus and corresponding responses by public officials have impeded Tom Herman from accomplishing his spring task of fully installing new offensive and defensive systems. Thanks to modern technology and work accomplished prior to UT’s closure and various stay-at-home orders, the install was greatly disrupted but not fully derailed.
In a teleconference with reporters that covered a wide range of subjects, Texas head coach Tom Herman provided updates on several players rehabbing from injuries or conditions that dated back to the 2019 season.