On this episode of Longhorn Blitz with Horns247, Horns247's Jeff Howe, Austin radio veteran Matt Butler and lifetime Longhorn, six-year NFL veteran and sideline reporter for Texas Longhorns football Rod Babers take Longhorn fans through more than an hour of Longhorn football talk.
What does the news of DeLoss Dodds' future mean for Mack Brown?
This week the guys cover a bevy of topics all related to Texas football.
They discuss the recent passing of James Street and Rod shares a few stories from his interactions with the legendary Texas quarterback. He also gives his opinion on how he thinks the football program should honor Street.
They also discuss Earl Campbell's statements about not wanting Mack Brown to return as head coach at Texas.
In addition to that, Rod explains what really happened at the meeting he had with Mack Brown after Texas' loss to BYU.
Plus, the guys tell you everything you need to know about Texas' match-up against Iowa State on Thursday night.
Longhorn Blitz (107:47)
2:06 – A couple tidbits from Matt's weekend at Disch-Falk Field
7:18 – A couple oddities surrounding Texas' recent games against Iowa State
Segment 1: Behind the Burnt Orange Curtain presented by Callahan's General Store (8:57)
10:04 – Jeff on the passing of James Street
12:00 – Rod shares a few stories from his interactions with Street
14:48 – Rod explains how he feels the Texas football program should honor Street
17:43 – On James Street's accomplishments as a football and baseball player
18:51 – A few other stories remembering James Street
20:51 – How should DeLoss Dodds be remembered after leaving Texas?
22:50 – On DeLoss Dodds' amazing career
29:28 – On the top candidates to replace DeLoss Dodds
35:05 – On the dynamics of being the athletic director at Texas
38:11 – Will DeLoss Dodds have any input in the hiring of Texas' next head football coach?
38:37 – Did the Lane Kiffin firing at USC have any correlation with the DeLoss Dodds resignation?
43:39 – On Earl Campbell's statements about not wanting Mack Brown to return
48:10 – Rod explains the meeting he had with Mack Brown after BYU
58:50 – Is there a way the Mack Brown returns for the 2014 season?
64:14 – Is there a candidate for the USC job that may overlap with Texas' future coaching search?
67:39 – In what scenarios does Mack return for the 2014 season?
70:27 – On the most popular debate in “Longhorn Blitz” history
72:55 – On Rod's conversation with Chris Simms after he made his statements about Mack Brown
Segment 2: Texas v. Iowa State presented by Steven Van Wicklen D.D.S. (76:46)
78:12 – What makes Jeff nervous about Texas' match-up against Iowa State?
79:27 – On Iowa State being well coached
80:33 – What worries Rod about the game against Iowa State?
83:03 – Who could be a big weapon for Iowa State on Thursday?
84:03 – On the type of defense you will see from Greg Robinson this week
86:09 – How good is Iowa State?
88:08 – On the psyche of Iowa State compared to Texas
89:55 – Jeff gives an update on the Texas players that are injured
91:20 – Jeff's analogy for the Texas offense without Daje Johnson
93:30 – What does Jeff want to see from the Texas offense this week?
94:48 – Score predictions
97:08 – On Tim Cole starting at linebacker
Segment 3: Matt’s Stats for the Week (100:09)
104:29 – Matt's Stats of the Week
105:32 – “The Next Episode”