Longhorn Round-Up presented by My Chihuahua Bites Salsa with Hookem.com is back again in this bi-weekly podcast.
In this episode of the Longhorn Round-Up the guys preview Texas' upcoming showdown with Baylor.
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 Thursday episode, the guys preview the game against Baylor, share their opinions about what they think will be the deciding factors in the game against the Baylor Bears. They go in depth regarding the inefficiencies of the Texas defense, and they talk about what they hope to see from the Texas offense. Jeff also shares his thoughts on why this game may be the most important game of the season for the Texas Longhorns
As always, there are ten hard-hitting questions in “The Blitz”, all of which focus the Longhorns match-up against Baylor.
Plus, in this episode's edition of “Hearing from the Horns”, you will get to hear head coach Mack Brown, defensive coordinator Manny Diaz, offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin, and talk about how the Longhorns match-up against the Baylor Bears.
Longhorn Round-Up presented by My Chihuahua Bites Salsa (73:25)
Segment 1: Gridiron Talk presented by Callahan's General Store (12:21)
12:21 – How big of a game is Saturday's match-up against Baylor?
14:17 – Why Baylor is a bad match-up for Texas
15:08 – Rod on the leaders of Texas' defense and their comments about the defensive deficiencies
16:43 – On the team chemistry on defense
18:05 – Can simplifying the Texas defense help?
20:45 – One final way to possibly rectify the problems on the Texas defense
22:42 – Hearing from the Horns....Manny Diaz on the Baylor wide receivers
23:48 – Hearing from the Horns....Manny Diaz on designating a specific defensive back on Baylor WR Terrance Williams
24:19 – Hearing from the Horns....Kenny Vaccaro on the importance of this game against Baylor
24:55 – Hearing from the Horns....Bryan Harsin on Baylor's personnel on defense
25:51 – Hearing from the Horns....Mack Brown on something Baylor may do on offense that may be a bit unexpected.
27:12 – Baylor team preview
36:33 – Baylor's overall team philosophy
38:31 – On Art Briles' offensive mind
39:34 – How Rod's Texas teams prepared for Baylor
40:12 – Why Baylor has became so good on offense
41:08 – On the Baylor staff's recruiting prowess and the renovation of Baylor program
43:52 – What does Texas have to do to beat Baylor?
45:10 – One aspect of the Texas offense that has not been utilized as much as it was used early in the season
45:59 – On the Texas offensive line
46:20 – How much has this team missed the presence of running back Malcolm Brown
47:13 – What Rod thinks could help the Texas offense
49:18 – Is the Texas offense becoming a bit predictable?
52:00 – Why Rod has been disappointed with the Texas offense in the last six quarters
53:13 – The most befuddling aspect of the Texas offense according to Jeff
55:24 – Score predictions for the Baylor game
Segment 2: The Blitz (61:19)
61:43 – Will Texas score at least forty points against Baylor?
62:11 – What confidence do you have to hold Baylor under forty points?
62:41 – Will Texas have at least 550 yards of total offense against Baylor?
63:06 – Will Texas sack Nick Florence at least two times?
63:35 – Will David Ash his best game of the 2012 season against Baylor?
65:34 – Can Texas win the turnover margin by two or more against Baylor?
66:04 – Will Johnathan Gray go over 100 yards against Baylor?
66:17 – Will we leave D.K.R. On Saturday thinking Terrance Williams is the best receiver in the Big 12?
66:37 – Will the winner of the game on Saturday be the team with the football last?
66:50 – Rod shares a story about what Baylor week used to be like back in his playing days
68:20 – Is Floyd Casey Stadium the worst stadium in the Big 12?
68:57 – Jeff's story about the Brazos River
Segment 3: Overtime (70:20)
70:20 – Bennie Wylie's inspiration for “Overtime”
70:37 – Jeff's “Overtime” on what this Baylor game means to the Texas football program
71:54 – The Next Episode”