Texas heads to Waco to finish out 2015 on Saturday. The staff at Inside Texas does our best to predict the outcome from McLane Stadium, and our season's final Upset Pick of the Week. We're going out with a bang in 2015 at the Inside Texas Roundtable.
For now, the Texas brain-trust appears set to give Strong every opportunity to plug the holes from the 4-8, or 5-7 iceberg. Under the assumption Strong will sort out the defense on his own, like he always has, the focus turns to outfitting him with an offense capable of consistent offensive production.
There are only 279 shopping days left until Notre Dame, and since Texas can’t buy a road win this year, those with purchasing power look beyond Saturday’s cheap date with Baylor toward procuring an elite offensive coordinator, a few other assistants, an offensive identity and a new Men’s Athletic Director who fits the bill as nicely as Mike Perrin.
In Shawshank Redemption, the exchange between Andy and Red about hope is very moving and full of perspective. Red remarks that hope is a dangerous thing. He says there is no room for hope in prison. Andy replies that prison is where hope is needed the most.
In this edition of Mondays in the Humidor the Big Cigar has some good news and bad news for everyone depending on who’s coach/ox is being gored. We’ll reset the landscape of Texas football and tell you what is going on behind the scenes as different factions provide their input to the athletic director as to what is best for Texas football.