Longhorn Round-Up presented by My Chihuahua Bites Salsa with Hookem.com is back again in this bi-weekly podcast.
Tuesday's Longhorn Round-Up dives deep into Texas' win over Wyoming.
The team of Hookem.com's Jeff Howe, Austin radio veteran Matt Butler and lifetime Longhorn, six-year NFL veteran and current sideline reporter for Texas Longhorns football Rod Babers take Longhorn fans through about an hour of nothing but Longhorn football talk.
This episode recaps the Texas-Wyoming game more comprehensibly than anywhere else. The guys share their opinions on the outcome and give insight into what they expect is to come for the Horns after watching the victory.
Like every show there are ten quick-hitting Longhorn questions in “The Blitz”.
Plus, in this episode's edition of “Hearing from the Horns”, you will get to hear great insight from Mack Brown, defensive coordinator Manny Diaz, co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin and offensive guard Mason Walters recapping the Longhorns' season opening game against Wyoming.
Longhorn Round-Up presented by My Chihuahua Bites Salsa (55:46)
0:19 – Craig Way's calls of the week - part one
Segment 1: Gridiron Talk presented by Callahan's General Store (5:50)
5:58 – Craig Way's calls of the week - part two
6:57 – Initial impressions from the Wyoming game
9:52 – Is Rod pleased with the offense's performance?
11:35 – News, notes, and injury update after Wyoming
13:47 – Desmond Jackson moves into starting role at DT
16:17 – Other changes on Texas' depth chart
18:08 – The use of running backs in the pass game
21:47 – Physicality of Texas' running backs' running style
22:57 – Texas' perimeter run game and the offensive line
25:20 – Good and bad from the special teams
28:53 – Hearing from the Horns..... Mack Brown's concerns with Texas' defense
29:37 – Hearing from the Horns..... Mack Brown on the lack of passes down field
30:29 – On the balance between throwing down-field and underneath
34:09 – Hearing from the Horns..... Bryan Harsin on the balance between Malcolm Brown and Joe Bergeron
35:57– Hearing from the Horns..... Mason Walters on why the team was still fresh during the long second half drives
37:56 – Hearing from the Horns..... Manny Diaz on the defense's resiliency
38:49 – Rod's final thoughts from the Wyoming game
39:51 – Matt's final thoughts from the Wyoming game
41:07 – Jeff's final thoughts from the Wyoming game
Segment 2: The Blitz (44:32)
44:56 – Did Mason Walters or David Ash have a better block on Jaxon Shipley's run?
45:30 – Did the Kenny Vaccaro or Carrington Byndom have the better interception?
46:00 – Are you more disappointed with the long touchdown pass given up by the defense? Or the fact Texas did not connect on a long passing touchdown?
47:55 – Did Joe Bergeron do enough to prove he is the guy to run the “wild” formation?
48:16 – Will Texas average around 280 yards rushing per game all season?
48:49 – What is a more impressive stat from the season opener? Three running backs averaging over seven yards per carry? Or Mason Walters' twelve pancake blocks?
49:58 – What is Mike Davis' grade from the Wyoming game?
50:19 – Do you still think Texas will be a top three defense nationally?
51:16 – Was Nick Rose the most impressive freshman on Saturday night?
51:38 – Surprise question for Rod comparing him to Jaxon Shipley.
Segment 3: Overtime (52:34)
52:34 – Bennie Wylie's inspiration for “Overtime”
52:53 – Jeff's “Overtime” puts Texas' win into perspective
54:18 – The Next Episode