Bevo Beat

On Second Thought Ep 162: Broadcast legend Brent Musburger on the CFP, Tom Herman’s coaching slump

Broadcasting legend Brent Musburger joins Episode of 162 of the On Second Thought podcast and gives his odds on who will win the national college football title from his home in Las Vegas. Musburger also talks about the struggles of the Oakland Raiders — including the Antonio Brown saga — … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Meet Kai Jones, Texas’ junkyard dog

Before he became famous, Sylvester Ritter was a star football player at Fayetteville State University. He didn’t carve out a long NFL career, but he became a pro wresting legend under the name of Junkyard Dog, a moniker that reportedly came from his work in a wrecking … Read More

Bevo Beat

On Second Thought Ep 161: What Texas assistants are on the hot seat? George Schroeder on the Big 12 in CFP

With head coach Herman saying he is in “big-time evaluation mode” the Texas Longhorns may have some new faces on the coaching staff next season. Who has the hottest seat on the current staff? Also, USA Today college football columnist George Schroeder breaks down the current College Football Playoff rankings … Read More

Bevo Beat

LISTEN: Longhorns UnFiltered: Horns continue slide with 24-10 loss at Baylor

WACO — The Texas Longhorns dropped a 24-10 decision to the Baylor Bears and are now 6-5 overall and 4-4 in conference play. The slide continues and Statesman writers Kirk Bohls, Danny Davis, Brian Davis and Cedric Golden gave their immediate reaction to what went down at McLane Stadium on … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Texas, Baylor clearly look like two programs heading in different directions

WACO — Tom Herman pointed the finger at himself after Texas’ latest road disappointment. It was another gut punch to fans, another step back for the program and a real head shaker for anyone who watched the  Sugar Bowl. Ten months after quarterback Sam Ehlinger announced “We’re baaaack!” to overjoyed … Read More

Bevo Beat

On Second Thought Ep 160: Baylor coach Matt Rhule discusses heartbreak to OU and what he expects from Texas

Baylor coach Matt Rhule joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden for Episode 160 of the On Second Thought podcast and discusses the heartbreaking loss to Oklahoma and what he can expect from a desperate Texas team that visits Waco Saturday. The guys also break down the matchup and take a … Read More

Bevo Beat

Longhorn Confidential: Tom Herman on being outcoached, Duvernay’s Biletnikoff diss

Texas coach Tom Herman clarified his comments from Saturday night about being outcoached at Iowa State and also addressed the team’s mindset going into Game 11 at Baylor after a tough loss. Statesman columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden break down what’s happening with the wounded Horns in this week’s … Read More

Bevo Beat

LISTEN: Longhorns UnFiltered: Iowa State 23, Texas 21

AMES, Iowa — Statesman writers Danny Davis, Brian Davis and Cedric Golden break down the game that eliminated the 2019 Texas Longhorns from Big 12 title contention. The Horns dropped a 23-21 loss to Iowa State and are now 6-4 overall and 4-3 in conference play. Check out the pod … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Texas’ lackluster performance in loss to Iowa State starts with Herman

AMES, Iowa — Don’t blame the offense. Don’t bother blaming the defense. Special teams? Meh. Saturday’s 23-21 loss to Iowa State wasn’t about any specific unit that played on the field. The loss was comprehensive in scope, but shouldn’t be attributed entirely to the players who participated. This one … Read More

Bevo Beat

On Second Thought Ep 159: Will Texas pass the Iowa State test? Also, Babe Laufenberg on the Cowboys’ struggles

Will the Texas Longhorns pass their latest test at wintry Iowa State Saturday? Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden examine the challenges facing the team in Episode 159 of the On Second Thought podcast.Also, Dallas Cowboys radio color analyst Babe Laufenberg checks the temperature on Dallas coach Jason Garrett’s hot seat … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Ramey, Texas guards are taking care of business in the early season

The guards are running things early. That’s how it will have to be this basketball season if the Texas Longhorns are to make some real noise in the postseason. Tuesday’s 67-54 win over California Baptist gave us a look at how Texas could look come the money games. The guards … Read More

Bevo Beat

Golden: What did Tom Herman mean by ‘misinformation’ Saturday?

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple of Bevo-related items. Here is his take: On Tom Herman “trying to educate the fans” After Saturday’s season-saving win over Kansas State, Tom Herman used the word “misinformation” while praising his team for hanging in there after … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: With its season on the line, Texas boots Kansas State behind its leaders

Congratulations go out to the Texas Longhorns. Tom Herman’s crew just became the fourth team from the state of Texas to become bowl- eligible. Saturday’s had-to-have-it 27-24 win over the scrappy Kansas State Wildcats wasn’t beautiful. It wasn’t a work of art. But the Longhorns got the desired result. Because … Read More

Bevo Beat

On Second Thought Ep 158: Golf Channel’s David Feherty on his life’s journey; Andrew Jones and UT football at a crossroads

Acclaimed TV host, author and standup comedian David Feherty joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden in a jam-packed  Episode 158 of the On Second Thought podcast and talks about his Nov. 16 show at Austin’s Paramount Theatre, his relationships and battles with addiction. It’s a wildly entertaining conversation that runs the gamut of … Read More

Bevo Beat

On Second Thought Ep 157: What should Tom Herman do with this coaching staff? Cat Vasquez on fantasy football

With the Texas Longhorns teetering on collapse, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden discuss Tom Herman’s bye week blue and what he is facing with his coaching staff, including embattled defensive coordinator Todd Orlando. They also break down the NCAA’s landmark vote to allow athletes to profit off their images … Read More

Bevo Beat

Golden: No pass rush, no buzz, no energy — Texas making football hard to watch

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: The state of Texas football Texas football was a fun watch not too long ago. The Longhorns had a play-making quarterback in Sam Ehlinger, a nice stable of wideouts, some experience in … Read More

Bevo Beat

On Second Thought Ep 156: Does Texas rediscover its mojo vs. TCU?

After surviving Kansas’ upset bid, the Texas Longhorns are out to regain swagger.Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls examine Saturday’s road matchup against TCU on this week’s On Second Thought podcast. Read More

Bevo Beat

Longhorn Confidential: How does Texas respond post-KU?

After Saturday’s near-disaster against Kansas, the Texas Longhorns play at TCU Saturday in what has to be considered a crossroads game. Statesman writers Danny Davis, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden discuss Tom Herman’s comments at his Monday media availability and update the injury situation on the roster.   … Read More

Bevo Beat

LISTEN: Longhorns UnFiltered: Texas 50, Kansas 48

Statesman writers Brian Davis, Danny Davis and Cedric Golden examine what went right and what went wrong i Texas’ 50-48 win over Kansas at Royal-Memorial Stadium Saturday. The Horns improved to 5-2 overall and 3-1 in Big 12 play but not without trepidation, thanks to a spirited performance from … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Texas got the win, but the Longhorns’ defense remains comatose

It was a barn-burner for long-suffering Kansas fans. But if you live in Austin, this was closer to a dumpster fire. The Texas Longhorns are beaten up on defense, turnover prone and still one of the friendliest pass rushes in all of college football. They’re also no longer … Read More