Longhorn Round-Up presented by My Chihuahua Bites Salsa with Hookem.com is back again in this bi-weekly podcast.
The guys break down Texas' 45-0 win over 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 more than an hour of nothing but Longhorn football talk.
In this Tuesday episode the guys review the Longhorns' 45-0 blowout victory over the New Mexico Lobos, recapping the game more comprehensibly than anywhere else. You'll also hear them share their opinions on the shutout victory and give insight into what they expect is to come for the Horns after their first two victories.
Like every show there are ten quick-hitting Longhorn questions in “The Blitz”, all of which stem from the performance on the field between the Longhorns and the Lobos
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 defensive back Kenny Vaccaro recapping the Longhorns' season opening game against Wyoming.
Longhorn Round-Up presented by My Chihuahua Bites Salsa (65:23)
0:18 – Craig Way's calls of the week - part one
2:20 – An awesome stat regarding Texas shutting out opponents
Segment 1: Gridiron Talk presented by Callahan's General Store (8:07)
8:12 – Craig Way's calls of the week - part two
8:52 – On David Ash's 49-yard touchdown run
9:59 – Rod on being Texas' sideline reporter for radio
11:22 – A great stat for the Texas defense
11:48 – Initial impressions from the New Mexico game
14:09 – Rod on the performance on the Texas secondary
15:16 – On the growth of the Texas offense
17:30 – Behind the numbers regarding David Ash's 221 passing yards
22:01 – Can Texas' offense be successful if teams load the box?
24:01 – A key stat to keep in mind in order regarding the Texas passing game
27:01 – A big improvement in David Ash's play from last season to this season
27:56 – The positives that Jeff, Rod and Matt took from the New Mexico game
32:49 – Rod makes a bold statement regarding the Texas running backs
33:45 – A genius, but simple, wrinkle added into the Texas passing game
34:41 – Rod's opinion on the percentage of the offensive playbook we have seen
35:12 – A few things that were concerning from the New Mexico game
38:19 – New and notes after the New Mexico game
39:00 – Players of the game against New Mexico
42:42 – Injury news (Anthony Fera)
44:54 – Hearing from the Horns.... Mack Brown on how Texas will get Marquise the ball downfield?
45:52 – Hearing from the Horns.... Manny Diaz on how he critiques his team after a shutout
47:04 – Hearing from the Horns.... Bryan Harsin on why Malcolm Brown had only two carries
48:06 – Hearing from the Horns.... Kenny Vaccaro on what the defense has to improve upon
Segment 2: The Blitz (51:33)
51:56 – Did David Ash or Daje Johnson have the more impressive touchdown run?
52:29 – Is it more surprising that Marquise Goodwin had twelve knock-down blocks or the fact that a Texas tight end caught a touchdown pass .
53:13 – Is Alex King leading the nation in net punting more impressive than Texas' kickoff coverage team being ranked third in the nation in return yards allowed?
54:53 – Is Daje Johnson or D.J. Monroe a better home run threat?
55:24 – Did Joe Bergeron or Jaxon Shipley have the better juke move?
56:02 – Is Rod concerned with Texas' run defense being ranked 65th in the nation?
56:26 – Was Marquise Goodwin's block on Mike Davis' touchdown reception more impressive than Ryan Roberson's block on Daje Johnson's touchdown run.
57:06 – Is Rod impressed with Texas' turnover margin so far this season?
57:41 – Is Jordan Hicks the best player on the Texas defense?
58:36 – Does a blocked punt or an interception get Duane Akina more excited?
Segment 3: Overtime (1:00:18)
1:00:18 – Bennie Wylie's inspiration for “Overtime”
1:00:35 – Matt's “Overtime” on Texas A&M
1:03:45 – The Next Episode