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-Texas Tech.
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 Texas Tech, and discuss their expectations of the Longhorns this week in Lubbock. The guys explain the tough task that the Longhorns will face against the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday. They also share their opinions on why this weekend's game means so much to the Texas football program.
As always, there are ten hard-hitting questions in “The Blitz”, all of which focus the Longhorns match-up against Texas Tech.
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 senior safety Kenny Vaccaro talk about the Longhorns' match-up against the Texas Tech Red Raiders..
Longhorn Round-Up presented by My Chihuahua Bites Salsa (67:03)
0:05 – Why this game is so big for the Texas program
Segment 1: Gridiron Talk presented by Callahan's General Store (13:57)
15:55 – Rod explains what the Texas players will experience on the field in Lubbock
18:37 – On Texas Tech's strategy on offense to attack Texas' defense
20:29 – Jeff's recruiting story about how he and Gerry Hamilton found a Longhorn player
22:18 – Texas Tech preview
30:37 – Hearing from the Horns....Mack Brown on starting Johnathan Gray at running back
31:16 – Hearing from the Horns....Bryan Harsin on the Texas Tech defense
32:35 – Hearing from the Horns....Kenny Vaccaro on Seth Doege
33:13 – Hearing from the Horns....Manny Diaz on how he will plan to stop Texas Tech
34:14 – What Texas Tech does on defense
35:42 – How simple can the Texas defense be while facing a complex Texas Tech defense.
37:14 – On making in-game adjustments
43:25 – On players motivating one another
45:18 – How the Texas offense matches up against the Texas Tech defense
46:22 – On the identity of the Texas offense
49:55 – Score predictions
Segment 2: The Blitz (55:38)
56:00 – Will Case McCoy play on Saturday?
56:22 – Is Seth Doege the most underrated player in the Big 12?
56:53 – Will Johnathan Gray be the offensive star against Texas Tech?
57:15 – Will a Tech running back have a career day against Texas on Saturday
57:42 – What is the maximum amount of turnovers the Texas offense can have on Saturday and still in the game?
59:32 – Does Texas need to force at least three turnovers in order to win on Saturday?
59:52 – Who needs to be the X-factor on both side of the ball for Texas to have a good shot to win on Saturday?
60:22 – Who needs more touches in order for Texas to have a good shot at winning against Tech
61:16 – Does the Michael Crabtree game still make you sick?
62:16 – Did Rod ever have a tortilla thrown at him in Lubbock?
Segment 3: Jeff's "Overtime" on the Texas football program (63:13)
63:13 – Bennie Wylie's inspiration for “Overtime”
63:30 – Jeff's “Overtime” on what this Texas Tech game means to the Texas football program
64:38 – The Next Episode”