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PODCAST: Longhorn Blitz (2/21)

This week the guys cover a multitude of topics in this episode of “Longhorn Blitz”.

In this week's episode the guys focus on what Texas needs to accomplish during spring practices.

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 Longhorn football talk.

This week the guys discuss the Texas offensive line as well as quarterback David Ash, they share their opinions on what they hope to see from the football team in spring practice, and they talk about a few players they expect to have significant roles in the Texas offense next season.

Jeff covers everything you need to know about Texas’ second junior day which is drawing near in this week’s “Blue Chip Report”. Jeff also breaks down Texas’ out-of-state recruiting philosophy.

In addition to that, Austin-American Statesman columnist, Cedric Golden, joins the guys to talk Texas Longhorns football and basketball.

Plus, Matt has some interesting numbers regarding the Texas baseball team that may surprise some people.

Longhorn Blitz presented by My Chihuahua Bites Salsa (71:35)

0:35 – Spring football has begun
2:43 – Jeff on a hilarious piece of audio that Matt sent him

Segment 1: “Behind the Burnt Orange Curtain” presented by Callahan's General Store (10:14)
11:38 – The biggest thing Texas needs to accomplish during spring football according to Matt
12:43 – The biggest thing Texas needs to accomplish during spring football according to Rod
14:30 – The biggest thing Texas needs to accomplish during spring football according to Jeff
18:21 – The guys share their opinion on the main thing that David Ash needs to accomplish during spring football
28:15 – Matt explains why the offensive line is the biggest storyline for the Texas offense during spring football outside of David Ash
30:19 – Rod shares his opinon of why the third wide receiver is the biggest storyline for the Texas offense during spring football outside of David Ash
30:57 – Jeff’s opinion on Kendall Sanders
31:36 – Jeff on Daje Johnson
33:11 – On the type of tight ends that Texas will have in 2013
35:12 – On the one skill that Mack Brown says Texas wants to utilize the most in 2013
37:19 – The guys share their opinion on the biggest thing the Texas defense needs to accomplish during spring football
43:26 – Jeff, Rod and Matt share an odd story about odd text messages they received from one another which were intended for their girlfriends/wives

Segment 2: “Blue Chip Report” (46:12)
46:19 – Jeff on Leonard Fournette and other out-of-state recruits that may visit Texas’ second junior day
50:00 – On Texas’ out-of-state recruiting philosophy
55:20 – Jeff gives props to a bigtime celebrity that will be a guest on the show

Segment 3: V.I.P. Hotline – Austin-American Statesman’s Cedric Golden (59:38)

60:08 – What is his opinion on the Texas basketball team with Myck Kabongo?
61:47 – Is there a problem between Shelden McClellan and Rick Barnes?
63:13 – Will Myck Kabongo leave for the NBA after this season?
64:14 – What is the state of the Texas basketball program?
65:25 – What does he want to hear from Mack Brown before spring practice begins?

[b]Segment 4: Matt’s Stats for the Week (68:53)[b]
68:53 – Matt’s rant
70:00 – The Next Episode

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