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 break down Texas' win over the Baylor Bears.
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 episode the guys break down the Longhorns' 56-50 victory over the Baylor Bears, they share their opinions on the good, and the bad, from Saturday night's game. They go into depth regarding the issues with the Texas defense, the success of the Texas offense, and everything else that involves the Texas Longhorns football team and their future this season.
Like every show there are ten quick-hitting Longhorn questions in “The Blitz”, all of which stem from the Texas' shootout victory over Baylor.
In this episode's version of “Hearing from the Horns”, they guys hear from head coach Mack Brown, defensive coordinator Manny Diaz, offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin as well as sophomore quarterback .
Longhorn Round-Up presented by My Chihuahua Bites Salsa (69:50)
0:18 – Calls of the week from the Voice of the Longhorns, Craig Way -Part One
5:35 – Initial thoughts from the Baylor game
8:35 – A couple things that Mack did that were out of the ordinary against Baylor
Segment 1: Gridiron Talk presented by Callahan's General Store (12:37)
13:38 – Calls of the week from the Voice of the Longhorns, Craig Way - Part Two
14:35 – On Baylor's crucial fumble
17:20 – One thing that Texas did horrible in the first half, but did well in the second half
21:35 – How much can the defense improve before the end of the year
23:57 – Where Big 12 defenses rank nationally
26:40 – What perplexes Rod the most about the Texas defense
29:31 – Rod explains the mindset of a player in situational downs
34:04 – Rod on film study
38:10 – On the intense week of practice prior to the Baylor game
40:32 – On the play of the offensive line against Baylor
41:10 – One formation that worked very well for Texas against Baylor
44:01 – Some impressive numbers for the Texas running backs and the Texas offense
47:01 – Hearing from the Horns....Manny Diaz on what the defense needs to do to improve
48:18 – Hearing from the Horns....Mack Brown on how he told the defense to handle critics
49:30 – Hearing from the Horns....Bryan Harsin on what really impressed him on Saturday night
50:23 – Hearing from the Horns....David Ash on why the offense has been so good on third down and in the red zone
51:17 – Closing thoughts from the Texas/Baylor game
Segment 2: The Blitz (56:21)
56:47 – Is David Ash's go-to receiver Mike Davis ?
57:04 – Would you take Terrance Williams or Tavon Austin if you were an NFL General Manager?
57:40 – What is the Texas offensive line's grade for the Baylor game?
58:02 – Has DT Malcom Brown earned more snaps?
58:31 – David Ash's performance against Baylor was _____?
60:31 – Is M.J. McFarland the answer at the tight end position by the end of the year?
61:04 – Is Alex Okafor an All-American?
61:54 – What is one word that describes the Texas defense?
62:11 – Who needs more touches? The combo of D.J. Monroe and Daje Johnson, or Jaxon Shipley?
62:42 – Is Baylor's defense the worst Rod has ever seen?
Segment 3: Overtime (64:14)
64:33 – Bennie Wylie's inspiration for “Overtime”
63:19 – Jeff's “Overtime” on the Texas program
65:59 – The Next Episode