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On Second Thought Ep 54: Charean Williams on the Cowboys’ draft, Berry Tramel on Russell Westbrook

In Episode 54 of the On Second Thought podcast, Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer Charean Williams gives a primer on the Dallas Cowboys’ draft needs and The Oklahoman columnist Berry Tramel discusses his postgame interview exchange with Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook after the Thunder was eliminated from the NBA playoffs. Read More

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Golden: Glittery lockers will attract some nice players; winning the ultimate recruiting tool

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On the Longhorns new lockers, winning and recruiting: So Tom Herman convinced the Texas check cutters that spending $10,500 per locker was a good idea? That’s $892,500 for 85 scholarship players to change … Read More

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Golden: An ‘in-depth’ interview with Vince Young and the CFL; Todd Orlando’s tough love

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items. Here is his take: On a short chat with Vince Young and his shot with the CFL this year: I was finishing up an interview with Longhorns great Cory Redding after Saturday’s Orange-White game when Vince … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 53: Texas Orange-White game, Houston Chronicle’s John McClain on Texans

In Episode 53 of “On Second Thought,” Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden discuss whether LB Malik Jefferson and RB Chris Warren III are worthy of All-Big 12 honors and the Longhorn quarterback situation; Houston Chronicle’s John McClain drops in and says he’d love to see the Texans draft Texas Tech … Read More

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Golden: Herman needs the alumni to help turn Texas around

Tom Herman and his players can’t do it alone. A winning football team needs all hands on deck, from the coaches to the players to the important people that helped build the tradition. During Saturday’s Orange-White spring game, there were several instances where noted alumni were shown on the Jumbotron … Read More

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American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Texas looks to be getting defensive at just the right time

A mass of humanity bore down on Toneil Carter at the goal line. The meeting at Texas’ only healthy running back came a minute after Tom Herman decided that Saturday’s Orange-White spring game would come down to one play. Two yards separating a win from a loss. By the time … Read More

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Golden: Did you see the Vince Young hype video?

Vince Young is down to his last chance in football. Young is apparently putting in the work with former Texas teammate Jeremy Hills in preparation for his training camp with the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders coming up in a couple of weeks. Hills runs The Factory, a local athletic training … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 52: Orange-White Game preview and Danny Davis on UT baseball at Baylor

In Episode 52 of the On Second Thought podcast, Cedric and Kirk discuss the upcoming Texas Orange-White game and which QB will eventually emerge between Shane Buechele and Sam Ehlinger. They also discuss which players on defense will have to step up. The guys also put a bow on Sergio … Read More

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Golden: Areas to watch for the 2017 football season including who can be an All-American

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items: Here is his take: On the starting quarterback battle for 2017: Tom Herman’s first spring football camp is nearing a close and I can’t wait to see what happens with the quarterback position come the fall. Read More

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Golden: Horns miss chance for statement sweep vs. Oklahoma

David Pierce can smell a turnaround. He sees that Texas is slowly turning a corner, but the Horns missed out on a chance to make a huge statement this weekend. The good news? The unranked Longhorns took two of three games from the No. 16 Oklahoma Sooners to pull to … Read More

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Golden: To be DBU or not to be DBU, that is the question for Texas’ defensive backs

They’re not using those three letters on the Forty Acres these days. Texas is still DBU, having produced some of the best defensive backs in all of modern college football, but lately it’s been DB-Pu. Now this current crop of defensive backs have decided they aren’t worthy of the title … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 51: Suzanne Halliburton on A&M, Baylor and Kirk on The Masters

On episode 51 of the On Second Thought podcast, Cedric talks about Tom Herman’s emphasis on toughness and physicality during spring football season. Also, Kirk Bohls calls in from Augusta where he is covering The Masters and Big 12 writer Suzanne Halliburton breaks down what’s going on with Texas A&M … Read More

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Golden: Tim Crowder has turned his love of training into a post-NFL career

Pro timing day at Texas is about like all the others across the country. Senior players push themselves to the limit to try and impress the assembled NFL scouts who have traveled to scope out prospective draft picks. Last week’s event at the indoor practice facility brought out some nice … Read More

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Texas practice report: Toughness is Priority No. 1 one at Camp Herman

Tom Herman’s first spring camp at Texas is a test of toughness. Junior safety DeShon Elliott said he’s heard the words “physical” and “tough” thousands of times this spring, and surely there are thousands more to come. Has this been the toughest of his three spring camps? “I would say … Read More

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Golden: Paul Boyette Jr. and his ‘sexy 310’ pounds seek NFL camp invite

In today’s Golden’s Nuggets, Cedric touches on a Bevo-related item: Former Texas defensive tackle Paul Boyette Jr. doesn’t care about draft projections. He knows the odds are against him putting together a decade-long career in the NFL. With that said, PB&J has enlisted the aid of retired defensive … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 50: Hall of Fame golfer Tom Kite on Dell Match Play and The Masters

In episode 50 of the On Second Thought podcast, Hall of Fame golfer Tom Kite joins Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls to review Dustin Johnson’s win at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play and preview The Masters. Also, the guys discuss the Final Four and David Ash’s return to football.   … Read More

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Golden: He’s an NFL long shot, but David Ash is back and giving football one last shot

A friend recently approached David Ash after hearing the former Texas quarterback had decided to resume his football career. “You’re going to die,” his friend said. So are you, Ash thought. I get it. You only live once. Ash won’t be young forever and the chance to play pro football … Read More

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Episode 49 of On Second Thought: Kirk and Ced discuss Dell Match Play; Rick Cantu talks about Texas women vs. Stanford

In Episode 49 of On Second Thought, Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls take the show on the road to the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club. Also, they discuss Jarrett Allen’s decision and are joined by Texas women’s basketball writer Rick Cantu, who breaks down Friday’s Sweet Sixteen … Read More

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American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Joyner Holmes is still a freshman, but we’re watching her grow with every game

Joyner Holmes will be great one day. She gave us a glimpse against North Carolina State on Sunday. The Texas freshman made the two biggest plays of her young career and the Longhorns lived to play another day in the NCAAs. “Our little ol’ freshman came up big today,” coach … Read More

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Golden: Can Stan Drayton do for Warren, Texas’ backs what he did for Elliott and Hyde?

Stan Drayton is a tough guy coaching a tough game, but mention the relationships he has forged with his players over the years and Texas’ new running backs coach becomes a softy. Drayton’s a winner, Allegheny College’s star running back in the 1990 Division III national championship season, and later … Read More