Football

Inside the Gameplan: Turkey Day Test with TCU

Although Texas has secured a positive outcome for this season by guaranteeing a .500 record in regular season play, bowl practices, and a bowl game while improving along the way, you get the sense that this team wants more. Beating a playoff contender at home, particularly one that has tried to lay equal claim as THE tough, defensive unit in the state, would be an enormous win for Strong’s rebuild regardless of the surrounding context.
Football

Art of the culture change

The 2014 Texas football season has been a bittersweet transition from ‘culture shock’ to an apparent ‘culture change’ among Longhorn players. Thursday’s season finale against No. 5 TCU will speak volumes of how far the program has progressed under first-year coach Charlie Strong, but a couple of seniors spoke candidly Monday of the seismic shift within the burnt orange football culture.