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IIRC she mentioned that she was 26, blonde, and that some of us might call her a chick.
Swoopes is very much a project. And per people who know, he isn't close to Vince or RGIII despite the hype.
I have no clue if Brewer can unseat Ash but anyone putting any stock in spring game performances is simply odd.
The best thing for TEXAS long term is for Brewer to shirt in '12, backup Ash (or win the job which I doubt) in '13 then have 3 years to start. Now if Swoopes wins the job in '14 (after a much needed shirt year) or '15, fine.
If not, my understanding is there are a couple top flight '14 QBs and it would not shock me if Swoopes never starts at QB at TEXAS.
Or he could be the clear cut starter.
Keep this in mind (and assuming he shirts), is Mack Brown still running the show in 2014 or 2015?
Or if he is, is Harsin and/or Major still here?
What offense are we going to run? Cuz we're building a run first O with heavy TE use.
Moral of this long winded story is the Chuckie had the correct answer and we have a great deal of time.
But I stick with the idea we shirt Brewer, that is the long term answer to our QB depth chart problems which frankly has been a mess since Matt Norgren graduated. It certainly came back to haunt us in '09.
We have an experienced backup to Colt, I believe we win the title in 2009.
He was a true Freshman, in a new system, that didn't start working on the full system until after 3 games into the season. We had no answer at either tackle position or at center. Still, we were 6-2 until our three top running backs went down.
Expectations of Ash were completely unrealistic.
HuttoHorn comes up with the exact explanation.
I've noticed that this is just the way things work in recruiting.
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I agree with you and would add that a freshman QB who goes off-script too often will be riding the pine in almost every major college system out there. Coaches have this insane idea that they know more than the players. You earn the right to do that over time.
That's the real question to me. Depending on what kind of success Texas has over the next couple years I could easily see Mack riding off into the sunset.
Add in that all three coordinators (Harsin, Applewhite, Diaz) will get looks for HC jobs if the Horns have a lot of success on either side of the football. The down side of hiring the big name assistants is they're likely to not be around long before the big time job offers come around.
So really, the question is what kind of offense will Texas be running when Swoopes as a Tr. Frosh or RS Frosh. Unfortunately, we won't know that answer for a while.
Not a bad thing to have a solid pro QB and dual QB on the roster though.
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