In spring of 2018, Calvin Anderson still believed in his dream of going to the NFL. Anderson started 36 straight games for the Rice Owls at left tackle. He could have taken his chances and entered the 2018 NFL Draft out of Rice. He had one more year of eligibility, and wanted to use it to improve his draft stock on a bigger stage.
Our seats were on the north end of DKR, about midway up, diagonal to the back northwest corner of the end zone. It was September of 2015, a night game, and my son Miles and I were thrilled with the view. He had just turned 12. Before this game against California, we had only been to blowouts, so he had never truly heard an electric DKR before. But this night was different; this was the night Jerrod Heard's grandkids will hear about someday. Oh, and it will be quite a story.
Here are my Five Quick Thoughts following Oklahoma State's 38-35 win over No. 6 Texas tonight. That game had the makings of another classic in which Texas gave up a big lead to OSU early only to rip their hearts out late. Of course at other points in the game it had the makings of a Cowboy blowout victory. Ultimately OSU had just enough juice in the tank, and an absurdly effective trump card, to hold on for dear life when the Texas offense finally showed up.
It was a crazy Saturday in college football. The No. 9 Texas Longhorns held onto the win over I-35 rival Baylor. Coach Venable drops his game grades. Positive signs sprinkled with some guys that need progress reports. OFFENSE We knew it was coming. The good news is we hired coach Hand last spring. The bad …
Texas looks to continue its five-game winning streak this week against the visiting Bears of Baylor. The IT staff looks at keys to the game, as well as other news and notes around the country in the Roundtable.
The biggest game of the year is here between 4-1 Texas and 5-0 Oklahoma. The IT staff gives predictions, analyzes what needs to happen for Texas to win, and gives a favorite memory from the rivalry.