Last Saturday’s white-knuckle win over Iowa State sent me searching for a specific quote. At first, I was trying to remember what Copernicus said about a team whose mascot is the Cyclones, but whose sideline has a guy walking around in a big, red bird costume, but I came up with less than a Ferguson, Missouri grand jury. Then, I recalled something better by a famous American musician.
This Texas team clearly has a huge upside on both offense and defense, the struggle is in putting together a complete, clean game in which everything comes together. The trap can be for a team to achieve a pinnacle once, and then assume that’s the new baseline.
Vance Bedford has to have a little bit of the movie character 'Carrie' in him these days, befitting the Halloween season. After last week's 48-45 win against Iowa State, the Texas defensive coordinator said Wednesday that his players saw a little bit of the good - and the bad - side of his personality over the weekend.