The Longhorn Round-Up presented by My Chihuahua Bites Salsa with Hookem.com is back, tackling some of the hottest topics relating to Longhorn sports and recruiting in this bi-weekly podcast.
The guys break down Texas' upcoming game against New Mexico in this episode of The Longhorn Round-Up.
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 almost an hour of nothing but Longhorn football talk.
In this Thursday episode the guys preview the upcoming game against New Mexico more comprehensibly than anyone else.
From the defending the triple option, to the Texas secondary, to what you should expect to see from the Texas offense, it's all just one download away.
Rod also makes a few bold predictions about what he thinks will unfold against New Mexico and Jeff shares something he noticed from the Wyoming game that alarmed him in regards to defending the triple option.
Like every show there are ten quick-hitting Longhorn questions in “The Blitz”.
Plus, you will get to hear great insight from head coach Mack Brown, defensive coordinator Manny Diaz, defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat and wide receiver Jaxon Shipley in this episode's edition of “Hearing from the Horns”.
Longhorn Round-Up presented by My Chihuahua Bites Salsa (49:32)
Segment 1: Gridiron Talk presented by Callahan's General Store (7:51)
8:56 – Anthony Fera injury update
10:08 – New Mexico team breakdown
11:09 – An astounding stat regarding New Mexico from the 2011 season & offseason
11:45 – New Mexico players to keep your eyes on
12:07 – A look at New Mexico's defense
13:16 – Rod's prediction for David Ash's performance
13:45 – Hearing from the Horns.... Mack Brown's summarization of the New Mexico Lobos
14:36 – Hearing from the Horns.... Manny Diaz on how New Mexico will test the Texas
15:24 – Hearing from the Horns.... Manny Diaz on how he plans on stopping New Mexico
16:21 – Hearing from the Horns.... Jackson Jeffcoat on the key to stopping the triple option
16:44 – Hearing from the Horns.... Jaxon Shipley on Davis Ash's on-field persona
17:29 – How to gauge Bob Davie's New Mexico team after their 66-21 victory over Southern
18:05 – Who will be tested on the Texas defense against New Mexico
18:42 – How the Texas secondary will be tested
20:57 – Rod on how to defend the triple option
22:26 – One thing Jeff noticed in the game against Wyoming that concerns him against the option
23:45 – The only other time a Mack Brown team has really faced a true option team
25:16 – What constitutes a good game for David Ash against New Mexico
27:14 – Texas' defensive tackles remind Rod of a few famous lifetime Longhorns
28:24 – What you should expect from the Texas offense against New Mexico
29:05 – What Southern was able to do successfully against New Mexico
30:05 – Final thoughts on the match-up against New Mexico
34:13 – Score predictions
Segment 2: The Blitz (38:22)
38:47 – Does David Ash throw for more than 300 yards against New Mexico?
39:07 – Will the Texas secondary hold New Mexico to less than 50 yards passing?
39:26 – Will the Texas offense eclipse 600 yards of total offense?
40:00 – Does Texas score a defensive touchdown against New Mexico?
40:19 – Will New Mexico have over or under seven explosive running plays (runs of 12 yards or more)?
40:42 – What trick play will work for Texas against New Mexico?
41:11 – Will Texas force more than three turnovers?
42:53 – Who will be the defensive star for Texas against New Mexico?
43:19 – Who is the best option quarterback of all-time?
44:06 – What position would Rod like to play in the triple option?
Segment 3: Overtime (46:47)
46:47 – Bennie Wylie's inspiration for “Overtime”
47:04 – Matt's “Overtime” on an aspect of the Texas passing game
47:56 – The Next Episode