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Longhorn Round-Up: 7.17.2012

The Longhorn Round-Up with is back, tackling some of the hottest topics relating to Longhorn sports and recruiting in this weekly podcast.

This week the guys talk about a number of things, including Tyrone Swoopes' new position categorization.

The team of's Jeff Howe, Austin radio veteran Matt Butler and Lifetime Longhorn, NFL veteran, as well as Longhorn football sideline reporter Rod Babers take Longhorn fans through more than an hour of nothing but Longhorn news and notes.

This week on the show, the guys talk a ton to Texas football including some team notes from the past week. In addition to that, Jeff breaks down where the Longhorns' commitments fall in the new Top247 rankings and a couple players from Texas earn their fifth star.

Plus, the guys break down Texas' games against Baylor and Kansas, and Rod talks about the best/worst offseason fight he ever had with a teammate as a Longhorn.


Segment 1: Recruiting Spotlight (5:01)
5:08 – Jeff on the new 2012 Top247 rankings
6:37 – Tyrone Swoopes' new position categorization
9:20 – The state of Texas' two new five-star players
11:39 – New in-state rankings.... Where do the Longhorns rank?
14:15 – Details on the 7-on-7 state tournament in College Station

Segment 2: Gridiron Talk (18:06)
18:15 – Team notes from summer workouts
19:30 – On the Texas wide receivers
24:10 – Where the Texas team will be at the midseason point
28:58 – Baylor preview
31:32 – Baylor's skill position and key returners
32:44 – A closer look at Baylor
36:38 – Jeff on Baylor quarterback Nick Florence
38:20 – The guys' predictions for the Baylor game
42:24 – Kansas preview
46:05 – Inside the number

Segment 3: The Blitz (53:57)
54:36 – Will the Big 12 Defensive player of the year be a Longhorn?
54:48 – Will Texas have an All-Big 12 Offensive player of the year?
55:16 – Will the 2011 Baylor season go down in hostory as the pinnacle of their football program?
55:43 – Would Kansas take a mulligan on the Mark Mangino firing if they could?
56:09 – Was the 2001 North Carolina game the most emotional non-rivalry environment he ever played in?
57:07 – Did Michael Griffin end Matt Butler's football career?
57:49 – With Matt Millen being in the news regarding his thoughts on the Penn State scandal, we get Rod's opinion on the Millen who was the Detroit Lions' General Manager at the time.
58:34 – Will Colt McCoy be the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns by the end of the 2012 season?
58:56 – What was Rod's favorite non-football sporting event he attended at Texas?
59:27 – C.J. Hinojosa will be the reason Texas baseball comes back to prominence next year?

Segment 4: Overtime (1:00:47)

1:00:47 – Bennie Wylie's inspiration for “Overtime”
1:01:05 – Rod's “Overtime” on the best/worst offseason fight he ever had with a teammate as a Longhorn
1:03:49 – The Next Episode

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