On this Best of episode of Longhorn Blitz with Horns247, Horns247's Jeff Howe, Austin radio veteran Matt Butler and lifetime Longhorn, six-year NFL veteran and current sideline reporter for Texas football, Rod Babers, re-visit some of the funnier and more interesting visits they’ve had with former Texas players over the past few months.
Bo Scaife shares some stories on this edition of the show.
The Best of Longhorn Blitz presented by Dr. Steven Van Wicklen D.D.S. (51:57)
0:00 - Jeff shares why he can't call Sergio Kindle one of the best high school football players he has ever seen
1:33 – On his legendary high school career at Woodrow Wilson high school
2:40 – On his mentality when he took the field
3:40 – How he transitioned from playing alongside Brian Orakpo to being the focal point of the pass rush?
4:49 – What Will Muschamp did to help his development in the spring of 2008?
6:08 – He shares what he thought about Mack Brown before meeting him
7:42 – On coming back to Austin
8:48 – Rod on the environment at Jester when he lived in the dorms as a player
11:06 - He describes what the comeback against Oklahoma State in 2004 did to the team
12:17 – He tells his version of a story Rod told about them, Chris Simms and having to deal with angry fans
14:02 – He describes what the comeback against Oklahoma State in 2004 did to the team
14:42 – He tells his version of a story Rod told about them and Chris Simms having to deal with angry fans
16:04 – On the intense nature between coaches and players during one-on-ones when he plated at Texas.
18:14 – He tells two hilarious stories from his times under the tutelage of wide receiver coach Darrell Drake
21:20 – He tells his version of the story about him taking B.J. Johnson's spot oin the first play of the 2001 Big 12 Championship
23:22 – On the first time he learned about tailgating
24:32 – On the effect that Roy Williams and B.J Johnson had on his recruitment, as well as the impact that Chris Simms had Texas landing “The Big Three”
27:55 – Jeff’s rant following the 2012 game at Kansas
31:36 – Jeff’s rant following this season’s game against Iowa State
33:01 – How he got his nickname “Nasty” Nate
34:04 – Jeff shares his two favorite moments from going to Texas games, both of which involved Nate
37:41 – Nate shares a story about Rod Babers
38:58 – Is he the best punt returner in school history?
40:48 – Rod has some high praise from Kwame Cavil’s trash-talking abilities
46:48 – On the 16-6 victory over Texas A&M in 1995
49:12 – On the multiple records he set while playing at Texas