Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Texas had better learn from the near disaster against Baylor

Want evidence that Texas plays to its level of competition? Well, call up that DVR copy of the thrilling 48-45 win over seventh-ranked Oklahoma that you’ve watched two or three times and then re-watch the second half of Saturday’s near-disaster against Baylor. Tale of two different games.  The Horns were … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep. 114: CBS’s Dennis Dodd on Texas’ chances for CFP, expansion of playoffs

CBSSports.com college football writer Dennis Dodd joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden and discusses Texas’ chances to make it into the College Football playoff at season’s end. He also gives us his Heisman Trophy favorites and examines the possibility of expanding the current playoff format. Kirk and Ced also gauge … Read More

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Golden: Cameron Dicker adds his name to prestigious list of booters at Texas

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On Cameron Dicker and the pressure of making the big kicks: As the Longhorns bathe in the exultation of being a Top 10 team for the first time since 2010, the Baylor … Read More

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LISTEN: Longhorns Unfiltered: Texas 48, Oklahoma 45

DALLAS — The Texas Longhorns just posted their biggest win in years with a 48-45 upset of No. 5 Oklahoma. Check out some immediate postgame reaction from Hookem.com writers Kirk Bohls, Brian Davis, and Cedric Golden from the Cotton on the latest Longhorns Unfiltered podcast. Texas just improved to 5-1 … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: How Texas’ Sam Ehlinger came of age vs. Kyler Murray, OU

DALLAS — Sam Ehlinger, Longhorns legend. OK, let’s not put him in the exact class of James Street, Vince Young, Colt McCoy or Peter Gardere — who famously went 4-0 against Oklahoma — but any Texas quarterback that takes out the Sooners just once becomes part of a special group. Read More

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On Second Thought Ep. 113: ESPN.com’s Jake Trotter on Texas-OU, NFL Network’s Jane Slater on Dez-Gate

In Episode 113 of the On Second Thought podcast, ESPN.com college football writer Jake Trotter joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden and recalls the story of Oklahoma’s planted fake play script against Texas in 1999 and answers why the Horns have a great chance to spring the upset Saturday. Also, … Read More

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Golden: When it comes to comparing Texas and Oklahoma receivers, size matters

For Texas to get it done in Dallas, its best receivers don’t have to outshine that more heralded duo on the other sideline. Just be more physical. Bigger could be better. Physicality. It’s one thing 6-6, 220-pound Collin Johnson and 6-4, 225-pound Lil’Jordan Humphrey bring to the party. They’re larger … Read More

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LISTEN: Longhorns Unfiltered: Texas 19, Kansas State 14

MANHATTAN, Kan. — In the latest episode of the Longhorns Unfiltered podcast, Cedric Golden, Brian Davis and Danny Davis break down Texas’ 19-14 win over Kansas State. The Horns improved to 4-1 for the first time since 2012 along with a 2-0 start in Big 12 play. The guys also … Read More

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American-Statesman Staff

Golden: New play caller Tom Herman, Horns break the Snyder House Rules

MANHATTAN, Kan. — For the first time this season, we can assume we knew who called the plays in a Texas football. His name? Tom Herman. Final grade? ‘W.’ It’s the only letter that matters. It wasn’t pretty, but the result will go under the “Desired” list. Texas 19, Kansas State … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep: 112: Texas legend Rod Babers’ concerns on K-State, Shaka’s hot seat

Longhorn legend and local sports talk personality Rod Babers give his unique take on the surging Texas Longhorns in Episode 112 of the On Second Thought podcast. Babers, the host of the popular sports talk show The Rodcast on 104.9 The Horn, tells hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls … Read More

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WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls talk after Texas defeats TCU during Big 12 opener

Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls talk after Texas defeats TCU during Big 12 opener on September 24, 2018. Read More

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LISTEN: Longhorns Unfiltered: Texas 31, TCU 16

Statesman writers Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden, Brian Davis, and Danny Davis discuss Texas’ 31-16 win over the TCU Horned Frogs. The Horns improved to 3-1 overall and opened Big 12 play with a win that snapped a four-game losing streak to the Frogs. Check it out.   … Read More

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Golden: Texas’ big win over TCU proves that with this team, it should all start with defense

Congratulations, Longhorn Nation. Your four-year TCU nightmare has finally come to an end. The Texas Longhorns just beat the Horned Frogs with a belly-rubbing, ball-hawking defense leading the way.   Todd Orlando’s pupils tackled in bunches. They played free-wheeling, aggressive football with no signs of that uncertainty we witnessed … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep: 111: Ex LSU coach Les Miles on Texas-TCU, acclaimed author Michael MacCambridge

In Episode 111 of the On Second Thought podcast, former LSU coach Les Miles joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden and tackles a myriad topics, including Tom Herman’s rebuild at Texas, Nick Saban’s dominance and Miles’ desire to return to coaching. The guys also preview Texas’ showdown with TCU and … Read More

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Golden: A loss to TCU could still mean progress for Tom Herman and the Longhorns

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On what the TCU game Saturday means to the Longhorns: It’s possible for Texas to lose to TCU and still have made progress through the first four games. Frogs coach Gary Patterson … Read More

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Listen: Longhorns Unfiltered: Texas 37, USC 14

In Episode 3 of the Longhorns Unfiltered podcast, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden give you their thoughts on Texas’ huge 37-14 win over No. 22 Southern Cal and how the Horns can use it as fuel entering Saturday’s Big 12 opener against the TCU Horned Frogs.   … Read More

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Golden: Momentum? Fauxmentum? Whatever you call it, Texas had it and needs to build off it

Tom Herman believes the concept of momentum isn’t real. “It’s an illusion,” he has said on more than one occasion. Well, whatever the Longhorns got their hands on after overcoming an early 11-point deficit against No. 22 Southern Cal before a record crowd at Royal-Memorial Stadium on … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep. 110: UT legend Michael Griffin on Texas-USC, Jean-Jacques Taylor on Cowboys

In Episode 110 of the On Second Thought podcast, Texas legend Michael Griffin joins Kirk and Cedric and breaks down the Texas defense entering a big matchup against USC. He also discusses being inducted into the Texas Hall of Honor and his favorite moments as a Texas football player. Also, … Read More

Cedric Golden

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Golden: One year later, Sam Ehlinger is bigger, faster, more mature … but is he smarter?

Sam Ehlinger, one year later. Bigger. Stronger. Faster? But is he smarter? As the USC Trojans roll into the 512 this week, the roles have been reversed. This time, Ehlinger is now the grizzled old veteran of eight career starts while USC freshman JT Daniels will be making just his … Read More

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Golden: So you say Tom Herman is arrogant? So what.

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On the arrogance of Tom Herman: Tom Herman the Arrogant. Has a bit of a ring to it, huh? The Texas coach was asked at his Monday media availability about fans alleging that … Read More