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Game of My Life Book Signing

Thank you again to everyone who came to Posse East to buy books and celebrate the release of Tex. I just wanted to let y’all know I’ll be at another book signing at Posse this Friday, but it’s not for my book. I’ll be there the hang out with Bill Frisbie and Michael Pearle, who I used to write with at Inside Texas. They’ll be at Posse signing copies of their book, Game of My Life: Memorable Stories of Longhorn […]

Mythmakers

My column for Inside Texas this week is on the subtle schematic differences between the traditional West Coast offense and…ah who am I kidding. My column is on the one topic on which every Internet columnist is required to voice an opinion: Manti Te’o and the collective sucking of sports media. Mythmakers

Standard of Execution

My column for Inside Texas this week is on what the Crimson Tide clearly has that UT doesn’t, and it’s what the Horns need if they’re going to get back to the top: Standard of Execution

Stuck in the Middle

The 2013 season has been hailed as a potential “victory lap” for Mack Brown. But with the hiring of Larry Porter and the promotion of Major Applewhite, are we seeing a natural culmination of a career or is Texas simply stuck halfway in a transition to a completely different football program? My latest column for Inside Texas: Stuck in the Middle [Photo: Mack Brown (left) and Major Applewhite (Will Gallagher/Inside Texas)]

Better Players, Worse Teams

My column this week for Inside Texas is on why Texas basketball has gotten worse despite recruiting better players: Better Players, Worse Teams

Heisman: Who Should Have Won?

In my column for Inside Texas this week, I give my Heisman vote…if I had a Heisman vote: Heisman: Who Should Have Won?

Column Review

With the regular season approaching its end, it’s time for some housekeeping. Or maybe some crow-eating. Let’s take a quick look back at my columns this season for Inside Texas and see where I was right, where I was wrong and where I was waaaay wrong. Column Review

History Lesson: Texas and TCU

It’s been a while since the Texas Longhorns and the Horned Frogs of TCU were in the same conference. Now they have a chance to renew their rivalry with a Thanksgiving night game. My column for Inside Texas this week is a refresher on the history of the series: With the Longhorns and Horned Frogs finally meeting again on the football football, it’s time for a refresher on the fifth-most played series in UT history. Of course, this will require […]

Embrace It

Texas kicker Justin Tucker after his game-winning kick against Texas A&M (Will Gallagher/Inside Texas) My column this week for Inside Texas is on how a UT-A&M matchup in the Cotton Bowl is exactly what the rivalry needs: Embrace It

Forever the Soul of Texas Football

Darrell Royal and Mack Brown (Will Gallagher/Inside Texas) My column for Inside Texas this week is on the death of Darrell Royal, “Forever the Soul of Texas Football.” Darrell K Royal (July 6, 1924 – November 7, 2012) was not only the greatest coach in the history of Texas football, he was the reason for everything Texas fans associate with Texas football. Forever the Soul of Texas Football